Now that I’ve started to often stare intently at the clouds, one constant thing I’ve noticed is that they are consistently morphing. Having fixed edges isn’t one of their strong suits. This lack of edges most accurately defines the security risks associated with cloud hosting.
Even though cloud hosting is one of IT’s shining lights over the past decade, it doesn’t come without baggage. Security is probably the only boulder standing in the cloud’s way. But don’t worry, we’re here… Continue reading
Less than twenty years ago, few people had heard of “the cloud,” but today, practically everybody is. Business people in particular have found it practical to store their data in this way so that they do not have to worry about it taking up valuable space on their hard drives, which they can reserve for the most sensitive information such as company secrets. Storing files as email attachments is actually a form of cloud storage.
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Mobile devices were arguably the biggest technological advancement of the 20th century. While the mobile industry shows no sign of regression and in fact continues to grow at astronomical rates year over year, the technology behind these devices lag behind other hi-tech sectors, such as cloud storage. This in turn creates frustrating problems for people who have already begun to transition en masse to this all-important storage niche. This is also a major disappointment, to say the least, considering… Continue reading
Carbonite has grown into one of the most reputable online backup solutions. It provides simple backup solutions with cutting edge technology – giving users reliable automation, safety, and a stress-free (anywhere, anytime) access to all their files.
Let’s take a dive into Carbonite’s business ventures and few facts about their online backup solutions.
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Carbonite seems to be doing everything possible to make their product line more valuable. Being an expert in cloud-based PC and notebook backup with… Continue reading
Actually, there are many types of data recovery with various pricing and degrees of complexity.
One thing is when you need to recover deleted photos at home using Photorec software. This is free or almost free (~$10) if a card reader device will be required. Quite another thing is when you deal with a RAID60 of 24 disks burnt in a fire. Here you need to contact a data recovery service and be ready to spend $1000 per disk minimum.… Continue reading
Here’s an extensive presentation on the latest revolution of cloud services and in particular the cloud backup/storage and all their uses in everyday life. I am reviewing one of the top companies specializing on cloud services, the Carbonite – more than 200 billion documents backed up – its products, the users’ feedback and discount coupons
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The cloud storage and sync’n'share startup Egnyte has taken cloud file storage, synchronization and sharing to a whole new level by adding Google Drive access to their services. This gives them a competitive edge compared to other storage vendors.
Egnyte offers file access, sharing and synchronization services through its Cloud File Server (CFS) which end-users can take advantage of with their devices including Smartphone, desktop computers, laptops and tablets. With this service, you can store files either on-premise in NAS… Continue reading
At first glance, it may seem like cloud computing is best left to the IT department, while marketing mavens concentrate on getting out the company message and building a brand. However, cloud resources can actually enhance marketing efforts through accessibility, security, document organization and recovery and ease of sharing, according to direct response strategist Conrad Flynn.
Cloud-based systems offer secure storage for data you can access anywhere, at any time. Access control settings keep material only accessible to those who… Continue reading
Experts will tell you it’s not a matter of “if” your computer will crash, but “when.” As such, it’s imperative to have a data recovery plan in place to restore the important and even critical information on your computer. Quality data recovery software offers the tools needed to restore files that might otherwise be lost. Choosing software with these key elements ensures you’ll have a program you can trust to provide the solutions you need when that time arrives.
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Technological ideas, for many of us, can be especially complex. The buzzword “big data” is one of those ideas floating around. Recently, major news outlets like the Huffington Post have written about big data’s positive effect on the investigation surrounding the Boston Marathon. But what does that mean, exactly, and why is big data so important in 2013?
Giving confusing concepts personas can be an effective way to lighten up the density of an idea. Before I dive into a… Continue reading
We store more data on our phones that ever before, which also means that we’re losing more data than ever before. Mobile devices are prone to lose data since they become the target of thieves; apart from that, many smartphones and tablets get lost every day. People fail to realize that just like for laptops and desktops, there are plenty of data recovery options for all kinds of smart phon and many of them won’t cost you a dime. We’ve… Continue reading
In 1965, a Russian biologist named Mikhail Neiman wrote, “The biophysical information systems and processes open favorable prospects in the direction on microminiaturisation of information storage and processing devices … [future] studies may reveal methods of artificial construction of the information machines.”
Neiman was the first to conceive of storing data in DNA, but it would be nearly 50 years before anyone would do it. Today, not only has “biostorage” been done, but many experts believe that storing digital data… Continue reading
The iPad and iPhone are often must-haves for doing business in the modern world. Unfortunately, as reliable as Apple technology is, there is a risk of losing all of that important business data if your files are corrupted, the device malfunctions, or your device is lost or stolen.
There is nothing worse than that “oh, no!” moment when you’ve lost an important file that you don’t have backed up anywhere. Luckily, there are ways you can protect your data and… Continue reading
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Some PC gamers may remember a day when they purchased their games in boxes containing piles of 1.44MB floppy discs, but they were better off then gamers before them, who had to install their games 720KB at a time.
Go back even earlier than that to 1956, when the first hard drive was unveiled by IBM. It was able to support an impressive 4.4MB of data. The first hard drive able to support gigabytes’ worth of… Continue reading
You are probably already aware of the need to back-up your computer’s programs and data on a regular basis, including all of your important work files, music, videos, photos, and emails. But you may still be wondering how to go about properly doing regular backups so that you can rest assured that your content is safe and secure and that, in the event your computer suddenly crashes or stops working properly, it gets a virus you can’t get rid of,… Continue reading
The term “cloud” has been thrown around quite a bit in the tech world over the last couple of years. Beginning with companies and services like DropBox and iCloud, the market has grown from a few dismal companies to a $50Billion a year business. One of the fastest growing cloud services is Software-as-a-Service or SaaS. It allows businesses to access and store information that they normally would in paper files or on their desktop computer, except through the cloud.… Continue reading
Here’s a great article today by Matt from RobotoFont, who is giving us some smart hints for easy backups online.
So you’ve heard it before, you should be backing up your data. And chances are, you probably aren’t as vigilant about it as you should be. Often times, the people who are most disciplined about backing up are those who have lost everything. I’m one of those people. I lost years worth of my graphic design profile. I… Continue reading
Travelers with Internet connected devices understand how important it is to access files while they’re on the go. This is a fact of life and why savvy travelers use online storage services. They use online storage services to update and compose documents, store digital images, and listen to favorite songs. They also use online storage providers to save precious luggage space. Let’s examine how travelers with connected devices can benefit from online storage services.
Many computer… Continue reading