Petya Virus Strikes with $300 Bitcoin Ransom Demand

“New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business” reads a June 28th headline in Reuters. The new Petya cyber virus has emerged suddenly and has already begun impacting businesses and individuals around the world.

The software development team at WPS Office has been closely following the exploits of Petya and remain confident that WPS Office file data is retrievable in the event of an attack. However, the company cautions that additional preventative measures can be taken to deepen one’s layers of defense.

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Author: Andy Pan, WPS Office Software

Archive360 Introduces Solution to Help Ensure Financial Services Regulatory Compliance on Microsoft Azure Platform

Archive2Azure Meets SEC Rules 17a-3 and 17a-4 Guidelines, Including Ensuring WORM Compliant Storage

NEW YORK – June 28, 2017 – Archive360, Inc., announced today that its Archive2Azure™ managed compliance storage solution for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform has met the standards set forth by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Rules 17a-3 and SEC 17a-4 as determined by the Washington DC Law Firm of Wiley Rein LLP in a newly released legal opinion. This capability will enable financial services organizations to fully use the Azure cloud platform in full compliance with SEC record preservation regulations.

StaffConnect Announces Strong Customer Momentum as Demand for Leading Enterprise SaaS Mobile Engagement Solution Experiences 55% Growth Over Same Period Last Year

Innovative Employee Engagement Platform Increases Workforce Engagement, Business Performance, End Customer Satisfaction and Profitability

London and San Francisco, CA (June 27, 2017) – StaffConnect Group, provider of the world’s leading enterprise mobile employee engagement platform, today announced record results with continued exponential customer adoption across Europe, North America, APAC and the Middle East, adding global brands in virtually every industry vertical – including manufacturing, healthcare, travel and telco. The StaffConnect Platform together with its management console and unique AppSuccess program continued to be met with overwhelming market acclaim, leading to a 55% customer acquisition growth over the same period last year.

Kensington Top Product Recommendations for Summer Business Travel

Brand New International Travel Adapter Leads the List of Products Designed to Offer Security, Comfort and Convenience for Professionals on the Go

San Mateo, CA – June 27, 2017 – Kensington®, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, today released a list of product recommendations for enhancing summer business travel. Leading the list is the brand new Kensington International Travel Adapter – the ultimate travel companion that is the safest, most compact travel adapter available. Other products featured on the list are designed to provide security, comfort and convenience to professionals on the go this summer.

DeltaCon Extends Strategic Partnership with BackupAssist – Will Offer BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS) to SMB Clients

BackupAssist Delivers the Features and Functionality Required for Enterprise-Class Data Protection, With The Modular Deployment Flexibility and Pricing That Is Ideal for The Small-To-Medium Business

Mandeville, LA – (June 27, 2017) – DeltaCon, Inc., a leading provider of IT consulting and support services to businesses in Southeast Louisiana, today announced it has extended its strategic reseller partnership with BackupAssist, has joined the BackupAssist MSP Program and will now be offering BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS) to its small-to-medium (SMB) client base.

iSpeed Solutions to Offer BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS) to SMB Clients

Leading Microsoft IT Support and Managed Services Provider (MSP) to Offer Enterprise-Class Data Protection, with Modular Deployment and Pricing Flexibility

Pensacola, FL – (June 27, 2017) – iSpeed Solutions, a premier provider of Microsoft IT support and managed services (MSP) to small-to-medium business (SMB), today announced it has extended its partnership with BackupAssist and will now offer BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS), fortifying its leadership position as a premier provider of data protection solutions for the SMB. BAaaS enables iSpeed solutions to ensure its clients have access to the features and functionality required for enterprise-class data protection, with the modular deployment flexibility and pricing that is ideal for the SMB.

Extreme Technologies Named BackupAssist Gold Partner – Extends Reseller Partnership with MSP Agreement

Extreme Technologies’ Clients Now Have Direct Access to Premier Onsite and Cloud Windows Server, and Hyper-V Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) Solutions, with its Newly Launched MSP Program ‘BackupAssist as a Service’ (BAaaS)

Millville, NJ (June 27, 2017) – Extreme Technologies, Inc., a leader in business telecommunications, networking, data protection and recovery, website hosting, and more, today announced it has been named a BackupAssist Gold Reseller, and extended its reseller partnership with an MSP agreement. Under terms of the agreement, Extreme Technologies will continue to directly offer its clients BackupAssist’s premier onsite and cloud Microsoft Windows Server, Hyper-V backup and disaster recovery (DR) solutions, as well as BackupAssist’s newly launched MSP Program ‘BackupAssist as a Service’ (BAaaS).

BackupAssist Launches BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS) in North America

MSPs Now Offering Enterprise-class BackupAssist Microsoft Windows Server Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) with Cloud Storage Options, as a Flexible and Affordable Service to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Melbourne, Australia and BOSTON (June 27, 2017) – BackupAssist®, a leading provider of automated Windows server backup and recovery software for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today announced the launch of its BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS) and MSP Program into North America. Already successful in 165 countries across APAC and Europe, the expansion of the programs into North America responds to the increasing demand by SMEs, and the MSPs that serve them, for enterprise-class backup and disaster recovery (DR) with flexible cloud storage options to meet today’s IT and business requirements. BackupAssist also announced today it has entered into agreements with DeltaCon, Inc., Extreme Technologies, and iSpeed Solutions to offer its BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS)…

Kensington SD5000T Thunderbolt™ 3 Docking Station Drives User Productivity to New Levels

Now Generally Available, the New Docking Station Leverages Thunderbolt 3 Technology to Deliver More Power and Bandwidth, and Greater Access to Peripherals for a Seamless Computing Experience

San Mateo, CA – June 20, 2017 – Kensington®, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, announced today the general availability of its SD5000T Thunderbolt™ 3 Docking Station (SKU# K38239US; SRP $349.99). The new Kensington SD5000T Thunderbolt™ 3 Docking Station for macOS takes advantage of the latest technology to bring more bandwidth, greater access to computing accessories, and more power on the desk to maximize user productivity. To learn more about Thunderbolt 3 and its application to business, read Kensington’s new white paper, Thunderbolt 3 for Your Business.

WPS Office 2016 for Linux Announced Feature Enhancements for the International Linux User Community

Company Supports Linux Community with Remote File Sharing, File Search, Optimized Performance, and More

PALO ALTO, Calif., – WPS Office Software, a leading office productivity suite for PC and mobile devices, today announced enhancements to the Linux version of the company’s office productivity software – WPS Office 2016 for Linux. With the latest update, WPS Office for Linux now includes several new features, including remote file sharing, added search functionality, and improved IO operations for enhanced software performance.