Welcome to Two Techs on a Quest!

In our Quest weekly podcast, Two Techs on a Quest, our IT heroes embark on an epic quest to provide tech guidance to those seeking resiliency and security for their infrastructure realms. Braving the perilous landscape of IT, they must battle monstrous IT challenges in hopes of empowering the people against the evil empire of misinformation. Will they succeed? Will they fail? Only time will tell.

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A look at our podcast series: Two Techs on a Quest

A look at our podcast series: Two Techs on a Quest

Ready to have a laugh and learn more about everything IT related? Watch this video about our exciting podcast series, Two Techs on a Quest. New episodes are being added, and can be downloaded for your enjoyment.

Episode 8: Failover to the Cloud

Episode 8: Failover to the Cloud

In this episode, our heroes encounter two backup and recovery gurus who share harrowing tales of disasters experienced and overcome. Listen in as guests Nigel Wright and Law Murphy of Abtech discuss cloud server replication services to help sidestep the worst.

Episode 7: Ransomware — Know Your Enemy

Episode 7: Ransomware — Know Your Enemy

In the misty valleys of the Azure Mountains, a war wages on — the war that began at the beginning of computing time between the computer users and the abusers. Our heroes are currently at battle with the ransomware encryptors and lockers. Listen in to learn top methods for circumventing disaster: user education and ongoing infrastructure monitoring.

Episode 6: The Topography of Disaster

Episode 6: The Topography of Disaster

As our heroes continue their trek through the treacherous Azure Mountains, they come upon a summit where they can now view the entire disaster recovery landscape spreading out to the horizon. Join them in this podcast where they log what they have learned about preventing disasters, how to be prepared for the worst and how to recover quickly.

Episode 5: The Co-Loc Strikes Back

Episode 5: The Co-Loc Strikes Back

We’re starting off with disaster recovery (DR)! We’ll discuss replication, give an introduction to cloud providers, and provide a holistic view of DR and tips for creating your own DR strategy.

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Episode 4: A New Hope for Storage

Episode 4: A New Hope for Storage

NERDS UNITE!!! Today were talking about long term implications of making a decision on SANs NAS and DAS. We'll cover the pros and cons of each and what might be best for your storage environments.

Episode 3: We Cover "Virtually" Everything

Episode 3: We Cover "Virtually" Everything

Covering organization optimization of your virtual infrastructure and how doing so can improve performance overall of other application, programs and database of your infrastructure. Both hyper-v and vmware have management tools built into tools that allow you to organize your VMs into folders and templates and alter the structure. Listen in to hear more...

Episode 2: Ransomware! The Cost of Doing Nothing

Episode 2: Ransomware! The Cost of Doing Nothing

This week our heroes find themselves on the planet of Corrupton, where they will seek the wisdom of the elders who have developed the four wards to evil. The local township is plagued with data loss, and our heroes will use these wards to stem the tide of corruption that has been spreading across the servers. Will they succeed in stopping this threat?

  • The University of Texas revealed a terrifying study: Of companies that suffer catastrophic data loss, 43% never reopen, and 51% close within two years.
  • You need a backup software that's capable of not only protecting all of your mission-critical servers, but also meets your company's recovery time objective.

Episode 1: Welcome! Introduction to our Heroes

Episode 1: Welcome! Introduction to our Heroes

Welcome everyone to our weekly podcast, Two Techs on a Quest, where our gallant hosts, Kris Patton and Matt Smith, keep you up to date about IT topics they battle daily, including backups, disaster recovery, storage and more!

#Winning

2017 ABA/Stevie Awards

Quest Rapid Recovery 6.1 was named SILVER winner in the 2017 ABA/Stevie Awards in the ‘Best Cloud Storage & Backup Solution’ category.

People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 15th Annual American Business Awards

Rv6.1 won People’s Choice for best Cloud Backup and Storage Software.

V3 Technology Awards 2016

Quest named Best Business Continuity Firm in the 2016 V3 Technology Awards.