Coming Soon: CryptoSafeGuard Ransomware Protection for BackupAssist

When the Australian development team at BackupAssist let me know there would be an anti-ransomware feature available so soon after the recent high profile cryptolocker attacks, I have to admit, the timing seemed almost a little too convenient.

Until any concrete evidence comes to light, we’ll work on the basis they just know the market, but my investigations will continue nonetheless ūüôā

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Backing Up To Microsoft Azure Using BackupAssist

It’s been a couple of months since we announced the launch of BackupAssist v10 and its super efficient new cloud backup engine. The significance of the new engine is that it unlocks the possibility of using public cloud giants AWS and Azure as backup destination options.

While the BackupAssist side of things is typically easy to configure, I’ve had a few requests for help navigating Azure’s configuration options, so in this article, I’ll be walking through the steps as they are today.

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98.9% of Customers Recommend MailStore Server For Email Archiving

ms-survey-2016The team at German developer MailStore GmbH have again been busy grilling a little over 1000 of their beloved customers for honest feedback on their products, customer service, and support, in the bi-annual MailStore satisfaction survey. 

The results (thankfully!) were really good. So good in fact, that they’ve pulled out all the stops, and celebrated with a rather snazzy infographic to highlight their impressive achievements and to give you a warm, fuzzy glow if you’re a MailStore Server, Home, or Service Provider customer.

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Get Better MailStore Email Alerts Using This Powershell Script

better-mailstore-email-alertsLast year I wrote this article that described how you could use a combination of MailStore email archiver’s auditing features, the Windows task manager and a PowerShell script to send you email alerts in the event an archiving job failed.

This worked well but it was a little on the keen side, occasionally being triggered by a job failing that would actually just go on to run fine again shortly afterwards.

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New: Cloud Hosted MDaemon Mail Server

Cloud Hosted MDaemonIt’s with great pleasure that I’m able to announce the launch of an exciting new service from¬†Zen Software –¬†Cloud Hosted MDaemon Mail Server.

This new addition to our portfolio provides the perfect way for companies who recognise the benefits of having their own dedicated mail server, to also take full advantage of the benefits the cloud and hosted services bring.

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MailStore Server 9.5 Now Available – Features Support for Exchange 2016

BackupAssist v9.0

Never ones to be caught napping, German developer MailStore today announced the release of version 9.5 of MailStore Server, which provides the leading email archiving solution with full support for Microsoft Exchange 2016.

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The Difference Between Archiving and Backup

If¬†you’re already backing up your email as part of¬†a¬†standard routine, you could be forgiven for thinking that adding archiving¬†to the mix¬†would needlessly be doubling up.

I should mention at this point, if you’re not doing anything at all, then¬†you really need to be rectifying that situation rather than reading our blog (as nice as it is to have you).

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