How to Fix: Data error (cyclic redundancy check)

You may see the error Data error (cyclic redundancy check)   in the Windows Event Viewer or in the logs of your backup tool followed by a failure. When these errors refer to a disk drive, usually data errors and cyclic redundancy check errors are due to serious disk defects. It’s is strongly recommended to […]

How to Fix Event 1135 FailoverClustering: Cluster node was removed

The following two errors may show in the CSV node’s Event Viewer System logs: Event 1135 FailoverClustering Cluster node ‘NODE1’ was removed from the active failover cluster membership. The Cluster service on this node may have stopped. This could also be due to the node having lost communication with other active nodes in the failover […]

Carbonite vs. Acronis vs. BackupChain Cloud Backup Plans Review

Below is a comparison reviewing Carbonite vs. Acronis vs. BackupChain Cloud Backup plans (Pricing  as of May 8, 2015).   Carbonite   Acronis   BackupChain 1 TB   1 TB   1 TB $1,499.99 yearly  899.99 yearly  $479.99 yearly 2 TB    2 TB   2 TB $2,499.84 yearly  $1,699.99 yearly  $949.99 yearly BackupChain cloud backup plans are high-speed, server-grade offsite storage plans that integrate with […]

List of 12 Virtual Backup Software Vendors

Below is a list of 12 virtual backup software vendors. Some handle Hyper-V, some VMware, some both virtualization platforms. Of the 12 virtual backup software solution providers presented below, some offer physical backups and cloud backups as well. We leave comparing one virtual backup product versus the other to you, as there are many factors to consider, depending on […]

Backup Tool for Outlook 2013 / 2010 PST Files

To create a Microsoft Outlook (PST file) backup using BackupChain Backup Software, you simply select your Outlook data folder. The Microsoft Outlook data folder location depends on the Windows and Outlook versions you are using. The simplest way to backup Outlook and most other application data is to simply add C:\Users to your backup task. This […]

Notable Customers

Below is a selection of BackupChain backup software customers in random order (also check out our BackupChain User Testimonials): Northwest Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center (Dec 2016) Plastic Surgeons of Northern Arizona (Nov 2016) Holmes County Bank and Trust (Aug. 2016) Arizona Medical Board (April 2016) General Motors (April 2016) Scobag (Swiss […]

How to Fix SQL Error: 18210, Severity: 16, Error 3041

When backing up a VM that runs SQL Server inside you may run into the following issue. The VM backup fails and the Event Viewer on the host reports a VSS writer inside the VM failed. Upon inspection of the VM’s Event Viewer and SQL Server’s logs you find: Error: 18210, Severity: 16 and Error […]