Entries by infrascale

Top 5 Ways to Protect Against Ransomware

You’ve seen the headlines — when it comes to ransomware strains like Locky, Wannacry, and Petya, we’re all at risk. What’s more, with the growing ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) trend, cybercrime is now at an all-time high and accessible to nearly anyone. Since the introduction of RaaS, negotiating with hackers is now a business in and of […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Infrascale’s Cloud Backup Accelerator

Yesterday, we announced the availability of the Cloud Backup Accelerator™, a cloud-centric approach to backup. We’re incredibly excited about this launch because it’s an entirely new approach to cloud backup and disaster recovery. The Cloud Backup Accelerator overcomes the internet bandwidth bottlenecks of traditional cloud backup and the shortcomings of appliance-based backup to deliver a specialized cloud […]

Cloud Backup Accelerator: A Four-in-One Solution Disrupting the Backup World

Today, we’re launching the Infrascale Cloud Backup Accelerator.  We’re excited because we think it’s a pretty disruptive approach to cloud backup. I know. You’re skeptical.  You hear terms like “disruptive,” “game-changing,” “sea-change,” “paradigm shift, or “ground-breaking,” and roll your eyes.  I do too.  But, before we tackle “disruptive,” let’s start with the problem we’re trying […]

The Importance of WAN Accelerators in Cloud Backup

The cloud backup market is a certainly cluttered one. With new entrants jumping on the hybrid cloud backup wagon, it’s increasingly difficult to understand and compare all the options. One critical performance metric that few buyers consider is how quickly data is transferred from primary storage (or from the cloud-connected backup appliance) to the cloud. Many […]

You asked. We delivered.

For many of you, we’ve been in relationship for some time. After all, we’ve been around for more than 10 years. And, we all know that in order to grow with one another, communication is key. As a result, we listen carefully to your feedback and translate it into action by improving our products based […]

New Name, But Same Great Taste!

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve renamed our award-winning file sharing product, formerly known as FileLocker, to be a bit more straightforward and pleasing to the palate – it’s now branded and known as FileSharing.  Why the switch? We’re less about the gimmicks or clever product names and more about keeping it real – so […]

The Myth of the “Unlimited Cloud”

Having been in the data protection industry for a while (almost 10 years to be exact), here at Infrascale we’ve had the opportunity to watch the comings and goings of other backup vendors and their promotions. We’ve recently noticed a trend of many backup appliance companies offering “unlimited storage”, “unlimited cloud” and a “no limit […]

New Release: Infrascale Backup Appliance Software V6.1

We’re pleased to announce several recent updates to the management console for our physical and virtual appliances.  I know what you’re thinking…it was absolutely perfect, what could you have possibly done to improve it?  Seriously, it’s always a work in progress, but here’s a quick download on what’s in this release: New Microsoft SQL Restore […]

What is Hybrid Cloud Backup?

There’s a quiet revolution underway – or perhaps, it’s part of a continuing evolution – in the sleepy world of backup and recovery. A handful of companies are starting to introduce cloud-connected or hybrid backup appliances.  So, what are these things? According to George Crump with Storage Switzerland, “A hybrid cloud backup solution consists of an on-premise […]

Holiday Support Hours

The holidays are near and we’d like to make sure you’re aware of upcoming changes to our normal hours of support.   For the coming weeks, here’s the breakdown (all hours reflect PST): Dec. 22 & 23:  12 a.m. – 12 a.m. (normal hours – 24-hour coverage) Dec. 24: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and 9 […]