5 Need-to-Know Tips for Selecting a Vendor for Your Data

Vendor selection is no easy feat, especially when choosing the right vendor for one of the most important parts of your business—your data. Why? The amount of data businesses store is not stagnant. Your data is always changing, business needs are constantly evolving, and the number and type of threats to your data are growing [...]

Improve Your Data’s Value With Data Governance

What is your organization doing to protect the value of your data? A strong data governance strategy helps ensure that your data is usable, accessible and protected, guaranteeing trust in the quality and consistency of the data. But creating a data governance program is not something you can do overnight. It involves establishing methods, processes [...]

Sirius Wins Zerto’s Top Reseller of the Year Award

Every year Zerto considers more than 1,500 partners for awards named at its annual ZertoCON user conference, which draws thousands of IT professionals to learn and discuss best practices around data protection, ransomware, disaster recovery, and mobility across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. This year, Sirius was named Zerto’s Top Reseller of the Year in recognition of [...]

Optimize and Protect Your Office 365 with Sirius Backup as a Service

With more and more companies moving away from traditional on-premises IT models, Microsoft Office 365 has quickly become the new standard for enterprises as they look to transition their Microsoft application workloads to the cloud. This shift to cloud-hosted software solutions causes many companies to fall under the notion that backup is no longer necessary [...]

Sirius Case Study: A Recovery That Began Before a RobinHood Ransomware Attack

The odyssey began with a panicked phone call. A Sirius enterprise client had just experienced complete data loss. The RobinHood ransomware virus infected every Windows instance in his environment. All Windows infrastructure data was impacted, including data for web servers, accounting, claims, payroll, human resources and more. The Sirius solution architect—who designed and implemented the [...]

Why 2020 Will Be the Year of IT Resilience

Why is 2020 expected to be the Year of IT Resilience? Because today more than ever, organizations large and small are demanding: Decreased downtime: How does one address the exponential costs associated with downtime? Cyber-resiliency: The constant growth and ever-evolving nature of threats is staggering. Continuous data protection: Snapshot-style solutions leave gaps in operational efficiencies [...]

What Do Data Privacy Laws Mean for Your Security Strategy

The EU Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has ushered in an era of user-controlled data. With the January fine of 50 million euros levied against Google for failing to properly disclose to users how their data is collected and used for targeted advertising, data protection authorities (DPAs) in EU member states have made it clear [...]

A Crash Course in Securing Data

The key to defining data protection for your business is understanding the type of data you collect and knowing how you store and manage it. By classifying your data, you can gain a thorough understanding of your business needs and data protection goals, which will make it easier for you to build a data protection [...]

Data Protection 101

Data protection is critical to keeping your assets safe in both physical and virtual environments. But, in an ever-evolving digital environment, businesses are finding that they must constantly reassess their data protection strategies in order to keep pace with the changing IT landscape. How Do I Define Data Protection for My Business? Let’s start with [...]

Building a Multi-Cloud Data Management Strategy

A multi-cloud strategy refers to how you might deploy and/or manage several cloud services and platforms based on your particular business and technology needs. Typically, it also means having multiple vendors in your cloud environment, which has innate complexities. It’s important to consider your business needs and your vendor options carefully so that you can [...]