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The most recent blog posts from our BC experts.

Posted By: Natalie Mootz  |  January 13, 2015

Unitrends, a Massechusetts-based computer backup services company, announced last week that it has hired Kevin Weiss as its new CEO. Unitrends had unexpectedly found a job vacancy at its helm when Mike Coney was asked to leave without explanation. Weiss has an impressive resume. He worked as president for McAfee, one of the world’s largest […]

Posted By: Natalie Mootz  |  January 13, 2015

The cliffhanger is over for those of you following the Carbonite wedding drama we posted about last week: Carbonite won’t let J2 Global put a $415 million dollar ring on it. The announcement came last Friday in the form of a regulatory filing by Carbonite. J2 Global, a digital services company, had offered to buy […]

Posted By: Natalie Mootz  |  January 5, 2015

According to telecom industry analysts, the outlook for cloud computing company Rackspace is anything but cloudy for 2015. Meteorologist – I mean, industry analyst, Colby Synesael (Cowen & Company) stated in a recent research report that he thinks a big partnership could be on the radar for Rackspace in the coming year. Synesael’s barometer suggests […]

Posted By: Natalie Mootz  |  January 5, 2015

If you’re into stocks and you like soap operas, the recent drama surrounding Carbonite is riveting. This week’s episode of As the Stock Turns goes like this: J.J. proposed to Carmen, but she has cold feet so her meddling Aunt Angie pressures to go through with the wedding anyway. Let’s translate that into Carbonite’s situation. […]

Posted By: Natalie Mootz  |  December 15, 2014

Remember that time you emptied your computer’s recycle bin and discovered too late that you’d also deleted your child’s book report due tomorrow? Remember that cold feeling of panic in the pit of your stomach when you realized you’d have to comb through the disorganized folders in your backup files to find it? If you’re a Carbonite […]

Posted By: Bryce Morgan  |  September 12, 2014

In our digital age, nearly all of our work, photos, entertainment, and information is stored on our computers. Imagine your computer crashing and losing everything… Personal computer backup is nothing new, but the industry is constantly improving to provide easier solutions to help people back up all of their digital information. Backblaze, among other companies, […]

Posted By: Carlie McKeon  |  March 24, 2014

The Internet appears to be infinitely large and infinitely expansive, like some kind of magical bedroom closet. The truth is, people are continually running short on storage space when it comes to enabling a computer backup, preserving settings, contacts, and information on their tablets and smartphones. Because most of us are going to be conducting […]