Data Backup

Hard Drive Health & Data Security

Hard drive health and data security are very closely connected. A failing hard drive can pose a number of security risks to any business. It’s important to recognize the signs of a failing drive, as well as what can be done to make sure that the data within remains...

The Guide to Backup Tape Rotation and Vaulting Schemes

Among all the various methods and formats, tape backups stand alone as one of the most cost-efficient and long-lasting options for backing up data. Learn more in this video or the transcript below about what a backup tape rotation and vaulting scheme is, its benefits, the different kinds of...

The History of Backup Tape Rotation & Vaulting

Over time, there have been many developments in the capabilities in technology. Even today, there are constant changes in technology that are pushing the limits of what is possible. The same goes for backup tape storage. The storage capacity and capabilities of tapes has improved over the years, and...

The Risks of Skipping Data Backup: No Fallback for Disaster

There is a constant growth of data collection and analysis. Additionally, it will only continue to grow in the future. Data backup is more important now more than ever. It’s critical to properly handle data and avoid the risks of data exposure and loss. Data containing information about customers,...

What Is a Disaster Recovery Plan and Why Is It Important?

Organizations can’t always avoid disasters, however having disaster recovery plans and the preventative measures they include are essential for minimizing potential damage, quickly getting things back up and running, and most importantly preventing disasters in the first place. In this video learn more about what a disaster recovery plan...

What to Do When Your Hard Drive Overheats

Hard drives are a popular form of storage for businesses and individuals alike. They are simple to use, easy to backup, and can hold terabytes of data, however hard drives are also quite vulnerable to failure. For just a few examples, your hard drive can stop working if it’s bumped...

Data Backups: Types and Methods [Video]

Data backup is an essential process to ensure business stability and security. Any data that isn’t backed up regularly risks being lost, stolen, or accidentally deleted. Below learn about the different strategies and techniques for data backup so you can keep your data safe. Video Transcription Backup Types: Rule...

What Are the Risks of Not Backing Up Data?

We use a lot of data. Currently, the world’s daily data output reaches about 2.5 quintillion bytes—with the U.S. accounting for 2,657,700 gigabytes every minute. In just 60 seconds, there are 3,607,080 Google searches, 456,000 tweets sent, and Amazon rakes in $258,751.90 in sales, however not only is an...

How Much Is Hard Drive Recovery Going to Cost Me?

When your hard drive fails and you can’t access your important files and data, you may experience a moment of panic. Luckily, there is a good chance you can get that data back. Depending on the issue you are experiencing with your hard drive, file recovery services and software...

What is Encryption?

What is encryption? Data encryption is the translation of data into a secret code. Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. Encryption, is the process of encoding information in such a way that only the person (or computer) with the key can decode it. The primary...