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When is a Cloud not a Cloud?

When it’s a “My Cloud”. I am talking about the WD “My Cloud” device range, devices that connect to your network and give you access to your files via an app. The devices themselves are nothing new, just hard drives … Continue reading

29. January 2015 by Stuart Mains
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Backup Systems

When it comes to Servers, the belief that one backup system is enough is a dangerous risk. Backup systems fail and when they do it tends to be when you really need them to have worked. It can be because … Continue reading

30. October 2011 by Stuart Mains
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Data Recovery

URGENT: You should always have a backup system in place and ideally one that consists of at least three backup levels. If, for whatever reason, you are forced to recover data from a malfunctioning hard drive instead of a backup … Continue reading

25. October 2011 by Stuart Mains
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What is RAID?

RAID stands for Redundant Array of In-line Drives/Disks and is a method of managing hard drives in servers. Hard drives are the only moving component (except fans) inside computers and as such they are prone to mechanical failures. The failure … Continue reading

25. October 2011 by Stuart Mains
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