Entries by Kevin Romo

From Marine to SE: VPLS Welcomes Ali Hussain

Recently, the VPLS team has welcomed a new addition to the growing team. Senior Systems Engineer, Ali Hussain, joins VPLS after 8 dedicated years in the United States Marine Corps. In this blog, we had the privilege to sit down with a true American hero to further understand his transition from the military base to […]

Personal Backup: When is Enough, Enough?

Backing up your data on a regular basis is one of the most crucial practices for technology users; this ensures that your important data will never be completely gone, hence you have saved it in another form or at another place for safekeeping. On a large scale, enterprises are prime examples of how to properly […]

5 Things You Need to Know about Windows 7 End-of-Life

Just like everything else in this world, all good matters must come to an end. The once ahead-of-its-time Windows 7 is no exception to the rule. The official end-of-life for Windows 7 is on January 14, 2020. The date is fast approaching, leaving users wondering what action they need to take afterwards. Fortunately, the experts […]

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery It is a common, but deadly mistake, to use the term Backup (B/U) interchangeably with Disaster Recovery (DR). This misunderstanding could cause any number of data security and data recovery issues that could potentially destroy a company or at least its IT guy. There is an additional concept in the  […]