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How Ontrack® DataAdvisor™ Helps Companies Successfully Manage Their Legacy Tape Archives (Part 2)

Two weeks ago we showcased two case studies about Kroll Ontrack clients who are currently using Ontrack® DataAdvisor™ to solve their tape management needs. This time we want to highlight a case from the south hemisphere. The Asia Pacific (APJ) division of a large corporate client uses Ontrack® DataAdvisor™ to consolidate snapshot data and full backups on tape As part of an IT services consolidation process of the APJ division, the …Read More

How Ontrack® DataAdvisor™ Helps Companies to Successfully Manage Their Legacy Tape Archives (Part 1)

When we introduced Ontrack® DataAdvisor™, our solution for cataloging and managing legacy tape backups, in January of this year, it became a huge success in the market. Since that time it’s become apparent that companies all over the world have been waiting a long time to finally get an easy-to-use and cost-efficient solution to manage legacy tape catalogs, without the need to maintain outdated backup software and old tape hardware …Read More

Do You Need Computer Forensics, Data Recovery, Or Both?

Computer forensics is the science behind the investigation of computer media while data recovery is the technique for the retrieval of data from media with damage.  In order to conduct a comprehensive investigation, you will use both capabilities in most cases. Data recovery techniques are to retrieve critical data from the target media and then by using forensic methodologies, the data can then receive an analysis. From laptops in the …Read More

Migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2010

System upgrades, whether we like them or not, are a necessary part of our technological world. In an effort to save costs however, many organizations are holding back from rolling out new technology. The downstream impact of this is that once an upgrade is finally approved, multiple complicated systems are upgraded all at once—sometimes involving hardware, software and other IT infrastructure items. “Might-as-well syndrome” is a good name for this, …Read More

Case study: Kroll Ontrack reclaims animation tape from Christchurch Production Company after earthquake

Orly Productions is one of New Zealand’s most experienced film and television production companies. From its studio in Christchurch, Orly’s tight-knit creative team oversees the production of television commercials, technically advanced interactive media for sales and marketing, and business communications. Its clients are a “who’s who” of leading local and global organizations.Around midday on 22nd February, 2011 an Orly animator got up from his desk to return the company’s animation …Read More