Active Full Backup vs. Synthetic Full Backup for Virtual Machines

Active Full Backup vs. Synthetic Full Backup for Virtual Machines

If you’re relatively new to the IT field or you’re a small business owner interested in making sure your business will survive a data disaster event like a flood or fire, the different considerations you’ll have to look at when creating a backup strategy for...
Do I Need a NAS at Home?

Do I Need a NAS at Home?

After working from home for the past seven months, many of us have started reevaluating what data storage needs we have at home — including NAS devices. However, there are so many different types of data storage that it becomes difficult to sift through the...
How Big Should My Hard Drive Be?

How Big Should My Hard Drive Be?

Throughout my life, I’ve been using and building my own computers. I’ve used them for various reasons: School work, video and image storage, playing games, browsing, etc. During this time, I’ve upgraded the size of my hard drive multiple times to accommodate for the...
Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Data Privacy, Security, and You

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Data Privacy, Security, and You

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 here in the United States and we’re doing our part to help elevate the importance of protecting your information and data. The NPR Life Kit podcast recently had a discussion of what data privacy is, how it differs from data...
Fighting Ransomware with Safehouse

Fighting Ransomware with Safehouse

Let’s face it: We’re losing the fight against hackers penetrating our networks with data-encrypting ransomware. Hackers hold our data hostage, demanding outrageous ransoms to be paid in bitcoin, or else your data will be deleted — or worse — shared to millions on...