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20th year in business!

July 8th, 2016 | Posted by enveloc in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Enveloc Celebrates 20 Years of Remote Backup!


        20 years ago this week Enveloc started its Remote Backup system with its first customer “Norman,” whose Windows 95 computer installed Enveloc software on July 14th, 1996. It is surprising to say now with the 4 terabyte hard drives, 16 gigs of memory and 100 megabit per second internet speeds of today, that our process was to send a technician  to the site to backup the initial seed to a 20 megabytes portable tape drive. Once we completed that initial seed we used our proprietary software in conjunction with high speed 14.4 baud rate modems. Yes we were “High-Tech” or at least for those days we were… Soon we were writing the initial seed to a CD, and then directly over the internet or to a USB hard drive.

       Fast forward 20 years and the world of technology has changed but Enveloc still follows its same model. We strive to over-service each and every client. We still promise and deliver that you will always get a support person on the phone. We also still strive to provide the security, dependability and recoverability for which Enveloc is known.

       Why? because we want each and every “Norman” to be happy and trust in Enveloc with their valuable and irreplaceable data. And yes, Norman of 20 years ago is still our client!








Enveloc’s 20 years experience teaches us…

   Enveloc celebrates 20 years of continuous remote backup this month. In those twenty years, we at Enveloc have learned to resolve many critical backup issues. They range from the most common reason for data loss – user error – to virus infiltration, lightning strikes, theft, windstorms, and more recently, ransomware. Enveloc has striven to be at the forefront in protecting our users against malware. Our solution completely separates the computer from the backup data so that if a virus attacks your computer your backup data is not affected even if the computer is totally compromised. Unlike other cloud backup systems, which are often simply synched copies, Enveloc provides a year or more of recovery over multiple versions.

In her article below, Leslie (not affiliated with Enveloc) expands on the reasons for data loss and further explains the importance of a cloud based backup.

6 Reasons Why Offsite Backup in the Cloud is 100% Critical to Save Your Business

July 27, 2015/0 Comments/in Blog /by leslie

Many times, businesses suffer not only the financial devastations caused by data loss, but they suffer the loss of client confidence. Both are equally devastating and determine whether a business can survive.The industries that typically suffer the most frequent and expensive breaches are healthcare, financial, pharmaceuticals, transportation and communications. More than one-third of attacks are on businesses with fewer than 250 employees.There’s a lot at risk when a business fails to implement a successful and thorough off-site data backup plan. Some companies never recover from the blow.

After a major data loss, only 6% of those businesses will survive, studies show. A whopping 51% go out of business within two years, while a sober 43% are gone immediately. We all know that off-site data backup is something we should be doing. But, it’s not something that we all do. Cloud backup services are an insurance policy to protect your data from any number of data loss threats. It gives you peace of mind.

Consider the following data loss situations. They are all too common and could send your business down the drain if an off-site backup solution is not in place.

1. Deleting files: Updating files or deleting them are common activities. We often lose data simply because we don’t have proper work-flow procedures and backup strategies. More efficient procedures for saving work and making backups regularly will definitely save time.

2. Viruses & malware: New viruses attack computers every day. Damages greatly differ, but most viruses affect operational systems and damage stored data. Making regular backups of your data and storing the data safely off-site allows you to access it after severe virus attacks.

3. Mechanical damages: Computer hardware is a fragile part of business networks. There are ways to recover data, but this service can be costly. There’s no guarantee you can totally recover your important data. Regular off-site backups help in case of hardware troubles and keeps the latest version of your data in safe storage.

4. Power failures: Power failures affect operation systems and computer hardware. Suddenly shutting your computer or business systems down without proper procedures causes problems. This leads to a chain reaction, and your data is gone. Offsite data backups makes you feel better and more secure, keeping data in a safe place where you can recover it.

5. Computer theft: It’s a tragedy to lose both your computer and data at the same time. While traveling, you may leave your laptop unattended, lose it in an airport, conference center, coffee shop or any other crowded place. New computers cost money, but the data lost is even more expensive. If you use a proper off-site data backup strategy, you can recover your data even after your computer is long gone.

6. Fire & explosions: Explosions rarely happen, but fire mostly likely destroys both your computer and data. Fire is also dangerous when backups are stored in the same location. The safest practice against fire is to make regular backups and keep them in the cloud.

In all these cases, another factor to consider is the cost of data recovery. The cost of professional recovery can be considerably more than maintaining an off-site backup. The best data recovery case is one that uses a reliable, off-site backup solution.

It’s the last stop to preventing complete business failure.

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