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CTO Blog – Disaster Recovery in the Cloud (part 1 of 2)

This blog article is the first in a series, ‘Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)’ which aims to explains the importance of understanding the difference DR & BC, future plan & … In this blog I will focus on DR and how PeaSoup can help organisations to have a...

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CTO Blog – Why VSAN? summary of VMware PEX 2015

VMware’s annual Partner Exchange Conference (PEX) took place in San Francisco last week and I was invited to co-speak on ‘Storage as a Service using VMware VSAN’ with Sanjeev Desai from VMware Product Marketing where the new features of VSAN 6.0 were announced for...

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Veeam Cloud Repository

PeaSoup Hosting is one of the first Service Providers to offer Veeam Repository as a Service. This feature enables us to act as a backup target for your Veeam Backup or for your Veeam backup copy jobs. Why would you use this service? First of all it will help your...

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CTO Blog – Architecture – Backup

In the last blog I went into the main architecture of our cloud using VMware vCloud platform and vSAN. In this article I’ll describe how we protect our infrastructure. Today I will write about backup of the environment. DR and Backup to our cloud  environment will be...

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Cloud Security – Who do you trust with your data?

Security concerns are still the major inhibitor of cloud adoption at many large companies. Has the BSI found the reassurance with the CSA STAR Certification. Various surveys this year have shown that between 31% and 50% of decision makers considering a cloud migration...

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CTO Blog – Architecture of PeaSoup Hosting

At PeaSoup, our philosophy is to be transparent and open to our customers. So the first transparency blog will be about our architecture. As CTO I’ve been involved in many technologies in the past, some good, some excellent and some ok-ish. This experience of...

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without Data, a company does not survive

It’s estimated that 50% of data recoveries fail About 32 percent of computer users experience data loss each year! Small businesses that unfortunately experience drastic data loss go out of business in less than a year! Businesses that are highly dependent on...

Infrastructure as a Service Simplified

The differences between Shared Hosting, VPS, Dedicated Hosting and Virtual Datacentres for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)   For most people, words from the above header are just meaningless conjugations of letters. Hopefully, we can help you bring some sense...

Zerto vs Veeam

Often I got asked why we use Zerto and Veeam in our cloud infrastructure. So hence why I write this blog to explain why we use both products. Both Zerto and Veeam are excellent data protection products, very easy to use and very consumer friendly, and in the first...

Private Cloud vs Public Cloud for Infrastructure as a Service

Is private cloud the only way to guarantee security? Some believe this is the only true way forwards in the world of data privacy, yet according to the official NIST definition, "cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access...

Are Businesses Ready For Utility Computing?

Utility computing is here, a revolution in business computing, it is the power of technology that changes the way businesses think about computing. Significantly advanced technology has enabled Cloud and the concept of utility computing. Utility Computing requires new...

Combat Ransomware with Disaster Recovery as a Service

Another day and another 90,000 infections of ransomware Combat Ransomware with Disaster Recovery as a Service, re-wind your files to the second before they got encrypted. A quick search online reveals three new press articles today alone about the threats, yet how...

without Data, a company does not survive

It’s estimated that 50% of data recoveries fail About 32 percent of computer users experience data loss each year! Small businesses that unfortunately experience drastic data loss go out of business in less than a year! Businesses that are highly dependent on...

Infrastructure as a Service Simplified

The differences between Shared Hosting, VPS, Dedicated Hosting and Virtual Datacentres for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)   For most people, words from the above header are just meaningless conjugations of letters. Hopefully, we can help you bring some sense...

Zerto vs Veeam

Often I got asked why we use Zerto and Veeam in our cloud infrastructure. So hence why I write this blog to explain why we use both products. Both Zerto and Veeam are excellent data protection products, very easy to use and very consumer friendly, and in the first...

Private Cloud vs Public Cloud for Infrastructure as a Service

Is private cloud the only way to guarantee security? Some believe this is the only true way forwards in the world of data privacy, yet according to the official NIST definition, "cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access...

Are Businesses Ready For Utility Computing?

Utility computing is here, a revolution in business computing, it is the power of technology that changes the way businesses think about computing. Significantly advanced technology has enabled Cloud and the concept of utility computing. Utility Computing requires new...

Combat Ransomware with Disaster Recovery as a Service

Another day and another 90,000 infections of ransomware Combat Ransomware with Disaster Recovery as a Service, re-wind your files to the second before they got encrypted. A quick search online reveals three new press articles today alone about the threats, yet how...

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