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  • FujiFilm and IBM Reveal a Tape Storage World Record

    FujiFilm and IBM Reveal a Tape Storage World Record

    Believe it or not, IBM and Fujifilm have done something no one would have even imagined possible a few short years ago. They made it possible to fit 580TB of data storage into a single tape cartridge. That’s 32 times greater than current and most advanced storage medium the…

  • Former Uber CSO Charged in Data Breach

    Former Uber CSO Charged in Data Breach

    Uber’s Massive Data Security Blunder   Federal prosecutors have charged Uber’s former Chief Security Officer (CSO), Joseph Sullivan, with obstruction of justice for attempting to hide the company’s 2016 data breach from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The hack exposed vulnerabilities to the names, email addresses. and phone numbers of over 57 million…

  • Have You Been Hacked ?

    Have You Been Hacked ?

    Recently, the California State University system as well as numerous other universities and nonprofit organizations around the world experienced a major cyber-attack. In May 2020, the university system received notice from third-party technology provider Blackbaud that cybercriminals copied data for the purpose of extorting funds. Blackbaud is one of…

  • ITAD Vendors vs Recyclers

    ITAD Vendors vs Recyclers

    ITAD Vendors vs Recyclers In today’s ever evolving world of IT, businesses usually rely on either electronics recyclers or ITAD service companies to dispose of their outdated and retired IT equipment. Sadly, it’s also a common occurrence for those same businesses to choose the wrong type of vendor to…

  • Data Backup vs Data Archive

    Data Backup vs Data Archive

    The Difference Between Data Backup and Data Archive Believe it or not, there’s a big difference between backup and archive. And for those that are unaware of the distinction between the two, you may be wasting precious real estate and money, as well as putting your data at risk.

  • What You Need to Know About LTO-8

    What You Need to Know About LTO-8

    Everything You Need to Know About LTO-8 We are currently in the midst of an exciting time in the world of storage media! The continuous advancements in storage technology brings about even more chances to gather additional data and gain insights from stimulating discoveries.  Here is everything you…

  • How Tape Storage is Changing Data Centers as We Know Them

    How Tape Storage is Changing Data Centers as We Know Them

    As the advancements in cloud computing continue to rise, many have come to believe that the so-called “archaic” methods of tape storage are dead. They couldn’t be more wrong. Tape forges ahead, setting the standards for the data storage industry. Several new developments in the tape storage industry were…

  • Tape Isn’t Dead Yet

    Tape Isn’t Dead Yet

    The Three Main Reasons Tape Storage Will Never Die No one is arguing the fact that disk storage has multiple advantages for backing up data. However, in spite of these advantages, the number of orders for tape storage continue to grow. Simply put, for some data storage needs tape is…

  • 6 Acronyms Save Data Storage Budgets

    6 Acronyms Save Data Storage Budgets

    6 proven acronyms that record storage and data backup managers can use to reduce labor and increase revenue Here are the top 6 ways to salvage data storage budgets and make your job much more efficient. MAID. Ask yourself this, should data that is seldom if ever to be…

  • Vital infrastructure costs: How SITAD can salvage your budget.

    Vital infrastructure costs: How SITAD can salvage your budget.

    Vital infrastructure costs: How SITAD can salvage your budget. Infrastructure management including secure IT asset disposition (SITAD) can help you capitalize on value at every step of your investment. Recently, I was scrolling through e-waste forums in the Reddit community and came across an…