SSD vs. HDD: What's the Difference?

Both a solid-state drive (SSD) and hard disk drive (HDD) store computer data and they’re widely used for backups. How data’s stored and accessed is the main difference. Here we’ll dive deeper into each and explain why you’d choose one over the other.

What is a NAS Device and How Does It Work?

A network-attached storage (NAS) device is a data storage device that connects to and is accessed through a network, instead of connecting directly to a computer. NAS devices contain a processor and operating system so it can run applications and provide the intelligence needed for files to be easily shared by authorized people.  

What are the 3 Types of Backup?

The optimal backup strategy varies depending on each organization’s needs. This topic will address the main types of backup methodsfull, incremental, and differentialalong with their advantages and disadvantages to help you choose what’s best for you and your business.

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SSD vs. HDD

Solid-state drives (SSDs) and hard drives (HDDs) both store computer data and they’re widely used for backups. How data's stored and accessed is the main difference.

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What is a NAS device and how does it work?

Find out what makes a NAS device tick — and if it's the best type of storage solution for you.

What are the 3 types of backup?

There are 3 main types of backup: Full, differential and incremental. See their advantages and disadvantages to help you choose what’s best for you.

Keep Your Music Library Safe

I’ve always been a music fan. As far back as I can remember, we had classical music playing in our house, which no doubt was the beginning. That and the closet full of LPs (okay, vinyl) that my dad dragged home from a flea market when I was eight years old. I’d write out playlists on index...

Introducing the ioSafe Duo Pro

Both a solid-state drive (SSD) and hard disk drive (HDD) store computer data and they’re widely used for backups. How data’s stored and accessed is the main difference. Here we’ll dive deeper into each and explain why you’d choose one over the other.A network-attached storage...

HDD or SSD: Which is Better for Backup?

Both a solid-state drive (SSD) and hard disk drive (HDD) store computer data and they’re widely used for backups. How data’s stored and accessed is the main difference. Here we’ll dive deeper into each and explain why you’d choose one over the other.A network-attached storage...

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Introducing the ioSafe Duo Pro

Introducing the ioSafe Duo Pro

Reliability and performance Today we're excited to announce the ioSafe Duo Pro. The Duo Pro is our most reliable direct-attach storage (DAS) fireproof and waterproof storage device ever. Equipped...

How Often Should You Back Up Your Data?

How Often Should You Back Up Your Data?

Working for a company with “Data Security” in the name, I spend a lot of my day thinking about backups and data. What usually comes to mind is ways of backing up, securing, encrypting, and otherwise...

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