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Permanent Digital Storage: The hard work of preserving data

Storage Media

Permanent Digital Storage: The hard work of preserving data You aim the camera at your newborn child, capturing a once-in-a-lifetime moment that you hope to never forget. Looking at the image calls back the feeling of being there, holding the baby in your arms for the first time. Among all of the random pictures you…

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Is there a way to permanently archive information?

disk and archiving - avoid obsolete mediums

Digital Obsolescence: Is there a way to permanently archive information In the birthplaces of writing, ancient Mesopotamia, Sumeria and Egypt, archaeologists find documents both divine and banal. From the ritual spells inscribed on the tombs of the wealthy to help them in their journey through the afterlife, to the accounts of livestock transactions preserved on…

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How to Decide Which Business Data to Archive

Unstructured Data Analysis

How to Decide Which Business Data to Archive The world is headed toward a storage crunch. Are you prepared? Optimizing data storage is one of the most commonly overlooked opportunities to create savings. As most business owners don’t have the time to keep track of the status of their data, or of the constantly evolving…

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How File Archiving Solutions Optimize Virtual Machine Backup

VM backup optimization

How File Archiving Solutions Optimize Virtual Machine Backup Virtualisation and VM snapshots have changed the way today’s companies approach data protection, but it’s not a replacement for traditional backups. Today’s blog looks at how software-based file archiving solutions and virtual machine backups fit into a secure data protection strategy. Let’s start with a file archiving…

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Backup Storage Tapes Is the End Nigh?

Archiving

Backup Storage Tapes: Is the End Nigh? The technology behind storage tape backups has been commercially available since the 1970s. Does it still hold up to modern file archiving demands? When it comes to questions about storage tape backup, our clients fall into two general categories: those who believe tape is the only truly reliable…

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Archiving 101 – Corporate File Archiving Basics

File Archiving Journey

  File Archiving 101: The Basics on How to Save Space, Time and Money on Storage How it works, how to avoid common mistakes, and how our innovative stub-based approach keeps your archived files accessible. If your business uses computers to store work, records and other sensitive information, you probably have at least a passing…

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Why Physical File Archiving is on the Way Out

File Archiving manually is not an option

Why Physical File Archiving is on the Way Out Stop stocking up on external hard drives and make better use of your shared server with a software-based file archiving solution. Here’s how relying on physical storage can hamper your business. There is no shortage of reasons why you should be archiving your files, from improving…

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7 Reasons You Should Archive Your Company’s Data Now

7 Reasons You Should Archive Your Company's Data Now

There are many reasons to archive data, but mostly it comes down to aligning data preservation with other company goals such as keeping cost structures low and system performance high. While there are a variety of ways to archive older, unused data some are better than others. Solutions offering seamless data access and central policy…

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5 File Archiving Tips That Can Save You Thousands

5 File Archiving Tips That Can Save Your Company Thousands

Archiving your data can feel like a daunting task, especially the more data you have to manage. If you have been paying an ever-increasing amount of money to store and manage your data or suffering from long and cumbersome data backups, you should consider archiving your data. A quick audit of your data will show…

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5 Ways to Secure Construction Company Data

5 Ways to Secure Construction Company Data

How much time do you spend thinking about the security of your construction company data? If you are like most in the construction industry, you are probably focused on keeping your current projects on time and within budget. Perhaps even preparing the next bid simultaneously? Many construction companies have been slow to buy into computer technology, and slower still to recognizing their own data vulnerability.

Secure data is of the utmost importance, especially for companies that deal with a lot of financial information. Sure, you are vulnerable to spying from competitors, but it’s the risk your clients and employees face that matters most. Employment records, financials, and blueprints – it is all vulnerable to theft. You are also a potential victim of ransomware attacks. This is when hackers hold your data access hostage, releasing it only once they’ve received a payout. It’s a scary world – one in which you should never leave your data unprotected.

Here are 5 ways your construction company can secure its data starting now.

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