Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by Aleksandra Otrębska
Taking your electronic devices on holiday is essential in this day and age, but with that comes risks of damage. Protecting your data is therefore vital to ensure you have a stressfree vacation. Find out how to ensure your data is protected while you're on holiday.
Friday, July 31, 2020 by Shira Caldie
When your hard drive is corrupted, it may seem impossible to retrieve the data. However, recovering data from a corrupted hard drive isn’t impossible if you have the right expertise. The first step in recovering your data is to look at what caused the corruption.
Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Tilly Holland
In case of data loss from SSDs, the best idea is to contact a professional data recovery service provider. When it comes to a physical fault, there is no possibility for a user to recover or rescue their data themselves. Also, when the controller or storage chip is malfunctioning, the attempt to recover data with a specialized data recovery software tool is even more dangerous. It can lead to a permanent data loss with no chance of recovering the data ever again.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Disaster recovery plans should be an essential part of every organisation. In this blog, we give you steps to follow to ensure you have one in place.
Monday, July 13, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Thursday, July 9, 2020 by The Data Experts
Computer users and many experts often consider lost data permanently destroyed, with no hope of recovery. Information about lost data can be complex, inconsistent or inaccurate, so it's not surprising that data loss and data recovery are some of the most confusing and misunderstood concepts.
Sunday, July 5, 2020 by Lynn Walker
Launching a new website is a big task! In this blog, our Director of Marketing, Lynn Walker delves into her experience launching the new Ontrack website.
Friday, June 12, 2020 by Tilly Holland
No matter how big or small your business, it's important to plan for the worst. Our free disaster recovery plan template will ensure you're prepared.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 by Tilly Holland
A disaster recovery plan is vital for an organization to ensure their data is protected from loss. How do you build a disaster recovery strategy?
Thursday, May 7, 2020 by Pedro Vasconcelos
Cloud storage has become popular, over the years however many people forget that the data stored in the cloud must still be kept at a physical location.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Virtual environments may have their benefits, but data loss is still a potential risk. Read how data can be recovered from a virtualized environment.
Monday, April 27, 2020 by Lynn Walker
The battle begins with a single laptop at a large pharmaceutical company infected with CryptoLocker ransomware, a malware that encrypts files and holds the key until the user pays the ransom amount. Once the laptop was on the company’s network it was able to access a CIFS volume set up as a file share on a NetApp FAS. The virus was able to infiltrate the file share and encrypt the majority of the files. This infection impacted the user’s entire department, bringing their day to day operations to a grinding halt.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Virtual environments have now become a big part of mainstream technology. But, how do you protect your virtual environments and machines from data loss?
Thursday, April 16, 2020 by Michael Nuncic
Virtualization has grown exponentially over the last decade. It may be beneficial to organizations, but data loss is still very frequent. Why is that?
Thursday, April 9, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Ensuring you choose the most suitable hypervisor for your organization is critical. Follow these six points to ensure you choose the right one for you.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Pros and cons of database virtualisation have steadily been shaping businesses and operations. But what are the benefits of database virtualisation?
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 by Tilly Holland
When creating a backup strategy, what should you consider to prevent data loss? Here we’ll take a look at the 3-2-1 backup method and what it involves.
Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Michael Nuncic
Ransomware attacks are on the rise, but what is it? And what can you put in place to prevent your company from being a victim of this growing malware?
Thursday, March 19, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Ensuring your organisation has secure data sanitisation methods in place is critical. Degaussing is one such method that will destroy magnetic media.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by Jennifer Duits
In a recent blog, we discussed the methods of data erasure; most organizations have a technique or protocol in place, but how can they be sure that it's 100% effective and that every trace of data has gone? There are also circumstances where clients ask for third-party proof of the erasure process for regulatory purposes. The answer is erasure verification.