Virtual machines keep you on the safe side and protect your Mac. Nevertheless, VMs are very similar to real computers in that they are vulnerable to the same risks: data loss, hard disk corruption, malware, and power outage. Creating VM backups on a regular basis keeps your work and data safe.

World Backup Day

The closer we get to the end of March, the more you’re going to hear about World Backup Day. Falling on the last day of the month, March 31, World Backup Day raises awareness and educates tech users about computer backup and data protection. We hope to continue this education and awareness building by hosting a Twitter Party to prepare more people for what lies ahead when it comes to the future of their data.

Acronis World Backup Day Survey Results

Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, recently completed a consumer backup survey in the U.S., U.K., Australia, Germany, France, and Japan. The results were revealing, beginning with the finding that most users are completely unaware of the threat posed by ransomware attacks, much less how to prepare for them.

iCloud Account Hackers: Avoid Their Evil Intentions With Backup

The recent threat by hackers to delete 627 million iCloud accounts within two weeks unless they’re paid a ransom is an excellent reminder that the dual protection of local and offsite backups is the best strategy to protect your digital life.

Weekly Tech Roundup — March 27

Weekly Tech Roundup — March 27

Data is everywhere and it’s valuable. Cybercriminals know it, lawmakers know it, and big corporations know it, too. With rising threats putting data in precarious positions, it’s important that you stay up-to-date on the threats that could be eyeing your information.

It’s Racing Time!

The start of the 2017 Grand Prix season is a big occasion for Acronis. We are proud of our fruitful relationship with Scuderia Toro Rosso and we’re excited about the new season. Even though we operate in different industries, we share common values of being #1, Fast, and Innovative.

Back Up Your Virtual Machine the Right Way! Many articles have been written about making virtual machine snapshots, but most of them are too conceptual and high level. This post discusses the practical side of making virtual machine (VM) snapshots on a VMware vSphere® platform for use as backups.

We will answer the questions:

  • What is a quiesced snapshot?
  • Why use it?
  • What problems can be encountered when you quiesce?

An All Too Human Error Recovered From With Acronis True Image

An interview with William (Bill) van de Water, an Acronis True Image customer, about personal data backup and recovery.

Weekly Tech Roundup — March 20

Weekly Tech Roundup — 20

Don’t get left in the dust — new innovations in the technical sphere could leave your data more vulnerable than before. Whether it’s because of third-party access to your accounts, outdated operating systems, or lax data storage, your information is just waiting to be hacked or leaked. Do you know what’s in store for your data?

Top 5 Tips for Good SharePoint Backup

Microsoft SharePoint is a popular online collaboration tool used by many companies around the world. Since its introduction in 2001, the product has captured a large share of the market.

Just like your email, databases, ERP and CRM systems, SharePoint is now a business application that you must include in your data protection strategy in order to ensure maximum business continuity. However, SharePoint’s scalability and multiple deployment options can make backups challenging.