All these cheap and free online file sync services like Mozy and Carbonite seem to frighten some RBS Partners. But don’t worry! They’re actually really good for our business. Here’s how you can join them instead of fighting them! Read more…
We’re here if you need us.
We’ve activated our Online Backup hotsite for FREE use by our Partners in the areas of the U.S. impacted by the current winter storm. This offer is open to any of our current or past Partners, no matter the level of your Maintenance subscripition.
We can take your traffic in our data center for the duration of your outage. Click the link below for instructions on how to use the system.
This doesn’t have much to do with Online Backup, but I found it to be interesting – Rc.
Many of the Web sites we visit every day are under cyber attack by malicious hackers looking to disrupt business transactions, discourage people from using a particular online service or exact payback for some real or perceived slight. One of the most common ways to bring down a site is to flood its computer servers with so much traffic, they slow to a crawl or shut down because they simply can’t handle the volume. This is known as a denial-of-service DOS attack.
Following a trend of price reductions, Amazon today announced a significant reduction in price for its S3 and EBS storage services. These services are popular with RBS’ Online Backup Partners. Read more…
The RBackup Upgrade to v11.9.4 is now available for Partners with active Maintenance Subscriptions.
To upgrade, log into the Partner’s Portal at http://portal.remote-backup.com and select the Software Updates menu. While you’re in the Portal, take the time to look around at all your valuable new features. Select the Portal Help menu choice for more information. Read more…
Most people get Internet service from either a telephone company or a cable company because those providers already provide physical connections to their homes and businesses. A WISP (wireless Internet service provider) doesn’t need to bring wire to your location, making it a good solution for serving rural areas where telcos and cable companies couldn’t be bothered to invest.
Can you spot all the phishing emails that come your way? This study shows that 20% cannot. Try the test yourself!
We have added a new Web Files feature to the Partner’s Portal. You can use it to store files that you want to make available on the Web – like graphics for your Email Notifications. Read more…
The creators of CryptoLocker, a piece of malware that encrypts user data and holds it for ransom, are giving users who removed the malicious program from their computers a second chance to recover their files, but at a much higher cost.CryptoLocker is a malicious program that falls into a category of malware called ransomware. Once installed on a computer, ransomware applications typically prevent victims from accessing their files or even their operating system until they pay money to the malware authors.
Join Rob Cosgrove for live webinars on RBS’ new Partner’s Portal. The Partner’s Portal contains advanced tools and resources for all Partners.
There’s a file sharing system, a graphics conversion tool, an advanced customization and branding tool, a code signing tool, hosting for your Client installers and automatic updates, an email server for your Email Notifications, software upgrades, and a download library.
Register for the September 10 webinar at 3PM US Central Time: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1184025941915914752
Register for the September 11 webinar at 11AM US Central Time: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5250620274780412160
More info on the Partner’s Portal: http://blog.remote-backup.com/rbs-online-backup-partners-portal-now-open/