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Why Data Domain Solutions is #1 in Data Duplication Technology

By Elizabeth Ryan

Data Domain Solutions utilizes data duplication technology to seamlessly reduce any consumer’s amount of disk storage. With these data center systems in place, Data Domain Solutions are able to accurately identify relevant files and remove redundant ones to significantly reduce the amount of disk storage. Data Duplication Technology Our state-of-the-art data duplication technology allows for [...]

Posted on July 30th, 2014 under Big Data

Why Hardware Maintenance on your Data Storage Servers is Crucial

By Elizabeth Ryan

It may seem like, once your data storage service is set up and running, that you never need to worry about it again. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Hardware Wears Out While it may seem like your server has no moving parts, inside the hard drives there are discs spinning faster than your [...]

Posted on June 26th, 2014 under Data Storage

How Do You Know When Your IT Storage Hardware Needs Replacing

By Elizabeth Ryan

The ascent of cloud storage has meant that keeping our data safe, secure and accessible has never been easier – though the physical hardware that is used to for data storage either inside our computers or as stand-alone units is still crucial to a comprehensive data storage plan. How does a lay person know when [...]

Posted on May 23rd, 2014 under Data Storage

How IT should protect against Data Theft Cases

By Elizabeth Ryan

Data security is a huge issue in the modern day. High profile thefts such as the recent situation where a number of Target customers lost their personal data to hackers have brought an increased focus on data protection. While large corporations have lots of resources at their disposals, these resources have their limits. So how [...]

Posted on April 16th, 2014 under Data Storage

Here is One Way to Save a Boat-Load of Money on Hosting

By Elizabeth Ryan

As the global recession has dug its claws into company budgets, more and more companies are looking for ways to cut down on their operating costs. While many people think that this practice is only limited to smaller cash-strapped businesses, this is by no means the case. Even mega corporations such as Facebook have successfully [...]

Posted on March 12th, 2014 under Data Storage

5 Brands Aimed at Disrupting the Data Storage Industry in 2014

By Elizabeth Ryan

The data storage industry is evolving quickly to provide both professional and personal clients with the most advanced options for modern data management. 2013 saw many changes in technologies as well as user trends, and included a number of acquisitions and startups. Which brands are positioned to lead the way in 2014? Violin Memory A [...]

Posted on March 5th, 2014 under Data Storage

Is Flash Data Storage the Future?

By Elizabeth Ryan

IT specialists are always looking for new ways to speed up data storage, which lead to the birth of flash data storage. This is a recently developed chip technology that is fast becoming the data storage method of the future. An innovative technique for speeding up server systems, the technology is popular for mobile devices, [...]

Posted on February 19th, 2014 under Data Storage

A One Billion Year Data Storage Disk?

By Elizabeth Ryan

“If we want to preserve anything about the human race which can outlast the human race itself, we require a data storage medium designed to last for 1 million to 1 billion years,” say the creators of the Human Document Project. This initial attempt to design a medium which can hold embedded data and survive [...]

Posted on February 8th, 2014 under Data Storage

What Can We Expect in Regards to Big Data for 2014?

By Elizabeth Ryan

During 2014, big data is expected to become a commonplace term. As more tools are developed and released, the playing field will be leveled, helping anyone become an expert on the subject. Anyone from a developer to a managing editor should be able to become an analytics expert with some quick practice. Big Data Tools [...]

Posted on January 31st, 2014 under Big Data

5 Ways a Data Center Can Boost Profitability

By Elizabeth Ryan

Many businesses, especially small organizations, believe they can save money by using an internal data center management system. Dedicated data centers can seem rather pricey at first glance, but in the long run, outsourcing is typically a more cost-effective option. Whether your business is a small enterprise or a large corporation, there are several ways [...]

Posted on January 21st, 2014 under Data Center

How the IT Industry is Powering World Changing Business

By Elizabeth Ryan

These days, it is a known fact that our future existence relies heavily on various forms of technology. Although many people may be under the impression that their business is too small to warrant the use of an IT department, this is by no means true. In fact, almost every business that uses computers or [...]

Posted on January 16th, 2014 under Data Storage

What the Recent Target Data Breach Can Teach all IT Departments

By Elizabeth Ryan

The recent breach in Target’s data security is only the latest in a startling string of hacks. Sony’s Playstation, the grocery chain Schnucks, and Zappos are other cases within the past year during which customers’ information was stolen. Business IT departments need to create a plan to both prevent and recover from future similar breaches [...]

Posted on January 14th, 2014 under Data Storage

How seriously are Enterprise Organizations Taking Big Data?

By Elizabeth Ryan

The term ‘big data’ simply refers to any set of information that is too vast to be processed by conventional database systems. This means that the data set is too large, changes too frequently or any number of other characteristics. How seriously are enterprises taking it? Not seriously enough, according to some experts. Understanding Today’s [...]

Posted on January 6th, 2014 under Big Data

One New Data Storage Disc will Have a Billion Year Shelf Life

By Elizabeth Ryan

While the ability to store vast amounts of data is a technological advent that scientists continue to improve upon, there has been no real way to store volumes of data safely until recently. A brand new material will allow reams of data to be stored indefinitely despite harsh environments and more. The Technology Jeroen DeVries [...]

Posted on November 27th, 2013 under Data Storage

Industries that Might Need a Solid IT Structure in the Very Near Future

By Elizabeth Ryan

The digital age is upon us, and more and more industries are making the move to computers, mobile devices, and online storage for things that were once relegated to hard copies only. Some industries are completely new to this way of doing business and will need more IT support than others in the very near [...]

Posted on November 18th, 2013 under Data Storage

Is Nanotechnology the new Breakthrough in Data Storage?

By Elizabeth Ryan

The amount of data that is generated by individuals and corporations continues to increase significantly. As a result, the current forms of data storage that are used are fast becoming inconvenient or even obsolete in some cases. This means that more effective forms of storage are continually being sought. One possibility that is being considered [...]

Posted on October 24th, 2013 under Data Storage

Patient Safety and the IT Department Connect Closer than you Might Think

By Elizabeth Ryan

There are many concerns a patient may have when entering the hospital for medical care. Typically, these concerns focus on the aptitude of the doctors and nurses, the sterilization of the facility, and whether their medical condition can be treated. However, there is another safety concern that many patients do not even realize exists: duplicate [...]

Posted on October 21st, 2013 under Data Storage

How Is the Data Storage Industry Evolving?

By Elizabeth Ryan

The data storage industry is constantly growing and changing, and the onset of virtualization and the cloud have brought about some very significant shifts. We’ll talk about what all these changes might mean for you. Virtualization is the key to a Simpler Existence, Back in the day, storage virtualization was something that would only be [...]

Posted on August 13th, 2013 under Data Storage

How is the Enterprise Data Storage Industry Changing?

By Elizabeth Ryan

Enterprise data storage offers high-level computer storage for large companies and businesses. This includes online, digital data storage, data recovery, archiving, and disaster recovery solutions. The data storage industry has been thriving over the past several years. Due to advances and innovations in technology, the industry is experiencing numerous changes. The most recent and thriving [...]

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 under Cloud Storage

Spec Out Your New Server Right the First Time

By Elizabeth Ryan

The number of deliberations involved in selecting new computer servers can be somewhat overwhelming. When buying a web server, for example, it is necessary to take into consideration what kind of work the server will be conducting and how much room it will need to accommodate growth, to name only a couple of major factors. [...]

Posted on June 28th, 2013 under Data Storage

Engineers Find a Way to Increase Magnetic Data Storage through Ultrasound Waves

By Elizabeth Ryan

From major credit card companies to the makers of the personal computer, magnetic data storage is an industry that makes its impact slowly and subtly. As a major industry with many scientific and genius minds behind it, the data storage industry is taking new and innovative turns now more than ever. The Discovery Recently, engineers [...]

Posted on June 20th, 2013 under Data Storage

DNA and Data Storage — How the Two Might Soon Complement Each Other

By Elizabeth Ryan

Deoxyribonucleic acid, better known as DNA, is the building block of nearly all organisms, which is recognized by its twisted ladder shape. In the future, this building block could be the standard source for data storage, housing vast collections of music, documents and video in a compact format that can last thousands of years. How [...]

Posted on June 20th, 2013 under Data Storage

What is the History of Data Storage?

By Elizabeth Ryan

When we think of data storage, the most common forms that usually come to mind these days are that of computer hard drives, flash drives and servers. However, before these existed, various forms of data storage still existed, even among our prehistoric ancestors – the cavemen. While not many people refer to the brain as [...]

Posted on June 20th, 2013 under Data Storage
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