Tag: data storage

  • Data Security in Online Banking

    In today’s world of banking it seems as if everything is done online. Having digital records of all your financial assets is a great idea, if done correctly. However, one risk that online banking faces and isn’t talked about very much about –is the possibility…

  • Understanding the Strengths and Weaknesses of Tape Backup

    Tape as a backup storage solution has played an important role in data storage industry since the 1970s. However, modern storage technology such as cloud offers a practical alternative to tape for long-term storage. Of the multitude of tape data recovery and tape conversion cases handled each year, the…

  • ASCDI podcast

    ASCDI Podcast: Meet DTC Computer Supplies, a company dedicated to the secondary market New to the AscdiNatd, DTC Computer Supplies is a family owned company specializing in buying and selling IT equipment that offers a deep bench of experience in the industry, and especially in data storage products. In this…

  • Data Center Energy Efficiency

    Data Center Energy Efficiency

    Due to today’s constant changes and technological advances, the amount of data being created continues to grow at a rapid rate. More data being generated, translates into more robust data storage centers. Regardless of how long you’ve been using data centers for your business growth and storage needs, there is…

  • THREE REASONS TO START PLANNING YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

    Microsoft will soon be ending its customer support for Windows Server 2008. What does this mean for you and your organization? Well, the end of one era always means the beginning to another. This could be the perfect opportunity to ramp up your production, security, and improvements throughout. As…

  • Data Storage Security

    As Breaches continue, DATA STORAGE and Fear of Adequate SECURITY are merging in the eyes of IT managers. Over the years data storage security has become a concept centered around protecting data while warranting its availability to authorized personnel.  Usually, data storage and data security are treated as…

  • Data Protection and Information Security – Together at Last.

    Data Protection and Information Security – Together at Last.

    Any IT professional that spent time around a corporate data center for several years has more than likely adapted to the separation of data protection and data security fields. The division in specialties has long historical roots, but does it really make sense anymore? Data protection is…

  • Selecting the Best Server for Your Data Center

    Selecting the Best Server for Your Data Center

    Server Selection In order to improve bottom line performance in the workplace, IT professionals should assess top priorities to establish protocol on how to choose a server while constructing the most efficient workloads. Some may say that servers are the heart and lungs of the modern internet, but the deliberation…

  • Data Storage Faceoff: Tape vs Disk vs Cloud

    Data Storage Faceoff: Tape vs Disk vs Cloud

    Data Storage Faceoff: Tape vs Disk vs Cloud In September 2010, Virgin Blue airline’s check-in and online booking systems went down for a period of 11 days, affecting around 50,000 passengers and 400 flights. Ultimately the downtime ended up costing the company over $20 million. So, what is the true…

  • Data Storage Depot: The Cost of Storage Media

    Data Storage Depot: The Cost of Storage Media

    I know what you’re probably thinking, who still uses tape as storage media backup? Isn’t everything in the cloud these days? In fact, recent research by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) shows that almost half (49%) of surveyed organizations said they currently rely on data tape as part of their main…