How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD
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Microsoft Windows

How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD

Breathe new life into your Windows machine with these simple steps
24 Nov 2021
Best free backup software
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backup

Best free backup software

You never know when disaster will strike so it's always best to have a plan to save your data
29 Oct 2021
Retrospect Backup 18.1 review: Makes light work of backups
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backup software

Retrospect Backup 18.1 review: Makes light work of backups

A strong solution with good management features for backing up physical servers and workstations - if not VMs
26 Oct 2021
Barracuda Backup 490 review: A complete data-protection solution in a box
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Server & storage

Barracuda Backup 490 review: A complete data-protection solution in a box

This dedicated appliance is quick to deploy and easy to manage, with joined-up local and cloud backup services
20 Oct 2021
WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption
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encryption

WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption

Facebook says it's the final step towards a full end-to-end encrypted messaging experience on the chat app
15 Oct 2021
Nakivo Backup & Replication 10.4 review: A superb option
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Nakivo Backup & Replication 10.4 review: A superb option

A versatile and affordable backup solution with unbeatable platform support and a great set of features
11 Oct 2021
Commvault Metallic review: All about that BaaS
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Commvault Metallic review: All about that BaaS

A slick backup solution with a big choice of protection modules and easily manageable costs
30 Sep 2021
IT Pro Asks: What if the Carrington Event happened today?
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disaster recovery (DR)

IT Pro Asks: What if the Carrington Event happened today?

Welcome to the latest series of 2-minute IT Pro videos
23 Aug 2021
Hybrid backup for business
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Hybrid backup for business

Flexible working is here to stay, and backing up has never been more important
26 Jul 2021
StorageCraft ShadowXafe review: Virtuosic VM backup
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StorageCraft ShadowXafe review: Virtuosic VM backup

An affordable one-stop backup shop for virtual environments, with great data-recovery services
2 Jun 2021
Barracuda Backup Vx review: Hassle-free hybrid backup
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Barracuda Backup Vx review: Hassle-free hybrid backup

A virtual on-premises appliance that’s a breeze to manage
20 May 2021
Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Advanced review: A well-rounded package
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Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Advanced review: A well-rounded package

An all-you-can-eat data backup and security buffet with superb support for virtual environments
13 May 2021
How good is your backup, really?
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How good is your backup, really?

Set it and forget it is no way to treat a critical element of business resiliency
4 May 2021
How to enhance your backup strategy
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How to enhance your backup strategy

No matter what stage your organisation’s backup strategy is at, there is always room to improve
30 Apr 2021
What is server redundancy?
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Server & storage

What is server redundancy?

When uptime is all-important, you need redundant servers on hand when trouble strikes
14 Apr 2021
OVH data centre fire shows backups should be standard, founder says
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data centres

OVH data centre fire shows backups should be standard, founder says

Octave Klaba suggests many customers incorrectly assumed backups were a default part of their contract
18 Mar 2021
Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 CE review: Free and flexible
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Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 CE review: Free and flexible

It’s free – but does it have what it takes to outshine its paid-for rivals?
16 Mar 2021
O&O DiskImage Professional review: All-round assurance
O&O DiskImage Professional
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O&O DiskImage Professional review: All-round assurance

This powerful backup solution protects your entire system, not just a selection of files
10 Mar 2021
Iperius Backup Free: A sober-looking backup tool
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Iperius Backup Free: A sober-looking backup tool

Despite lacking version control and disk imaging, the hybrid backup might just make up for it
4 Mar 2021
IDrive Personal review: Set it and forget it
IDrive Personal
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IDrive Personal review: Set it and forget it

This cloud service is good value and easy to use – and it can take care of your local backup needs too
2 Mar 2021
What is cloud-to-cloud backup?
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What is cloud-to-cloud backup?

C2C backup is growing in popularity, so what is it, and how can it help your business if the worst happens?
1 Mar 2021
Acronis True Image 2021 review: The consummate do-it-all package
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Acronis True Image 2021 review: The consummate do-it-all package

A first-rate backup solution, True Image may be more than you need, but it’s hard to fault
18 Feb 2021
Ashampoo Backup Pro 14 review: A competent package at a great price
Ashampoo Backup Pro 14
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Ashampoo Backup Pro 14 review: A competent package at a great price

When it comes to local backups, this clean suite ticks all the important boxes
16 Feb 2021