Data Storage Blog

Does Your Service Contract Leave You Unknowingly Exposed?

By Elizabeth Ryan

Hardware maintenance contracts could be leaving users exposed to data breaches. When you have a hardware failure, your service provider should remove the failed component and replace it with a new one. Typically, service contracts state that the failed component becomes the property of the provider. These service providers generally try to repair the failed [...]

Posted on December 11th, 2015 under Data Destruction

Third Party Support – The pros and the cons

By Elizabeth Ryan

As budgets have gotten tighter over the last several years companies have looked towards third party maintenance (TPM) as a solution to reduce their ongoing support costs.  Some of these companies have found it to be a positive experience as they understood the good and bad parts of third party support while others never fully [...]

Posted on October 14th, 2014 under Information Technology

Guide on Buying Refurbished Hardware

By Elizabeth Ryan

When buying a new system it is very easy to decide on a drive just purely on the size r speed but in the secondary market the savvy buyer works with their vendor to get the most “bang for their buck” What are your real needs? When working with a secondary market vendor be sure [...]

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 under Big Data

Are Enterprises Worrying Less About Hardware and More About the Cloud?

By Elizabeth Ryan

Cloud computing is a service in which multiple computers at a number of locations communicate information through a large network that they are connected to, such as the World Wide Web. This allows enterprises to simultaneously run a single application across every one of the connected computers. This new advancement of enterprise data storage has [...]

Posted on August 13th, 2014 under Cloud Storage

3 Things to do With Your Old Data Storage Equipment

By Elizabeth Ryan

No matter how advanced your data storage system is, eventually it will become obsolete and need to be upgraded or replaced. This brings us to the question of what should be done with all that old, unwanted and outdated technology. In general, there are three common options that you can consider when making this decision. [...]

Posted on August 5th, 2014 under Data Destruction
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