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Backup for Eternity – Part 2

Which storage media is best for long-term archiving? This week: HDD, SSD and Flash-based USB! As we have mentioned in our previous blog article of this series, enterprises are currently facing severe difficulties on how to store data. Big data has reached even the smallest company and more and more data is generated by online portals or IoT devices alike. While not all of this data will be necessary to …Read More

Backup for Eternity

Which storage media is best for long-term archiving? Since the early days of computers there is always the question which media is the best to store data for a very long time. Back in the sixties and seventies of the last century, when companies did buy the first computers, the storage media was – not of choice – but because of what the manufacturers where offering the magnetic tape. These …Read More

Tape Services – More Than Just Recovering Data From Legacy Tapes

Hardly any other storage medium is talked about so passionately. No, it is not the Cloud, but about the dinosaur of storage technology, the magnetic tape. Sometimes it is said that this medium and its technology are close to extinction, sometimes it is said that it will be in use for more decades to come. In recent years, the dead-believed medium is again in the focus of IT experts and …Read More

GDPR and Erasure Verification Services

With just weeks left until the European GDPR regulation gets into full effect on May 25th and fines up to 4% of the global annual turnover for companies and organization who do not comply to the rules, managers should check if they are able to securely erase data and files on demand, when ordered. Remember: In article 17, the GDPR introduces a new right for individuals to have their personal …Read More

What Sets the Data Recovery Expert Apart from the Computer Forensics Expert?

There are big differences between the data recovery specialist and the computer forensics professions, but there are many things in common. Both look for data that cannot be retrieved because of an accident or by a person’s own initiative. The data recovery specialist receives a storage medium from the client (in the case of larger RAID units, they may need to work via the internet or directly on-site) with the …Read More