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 methods—full, incremental, and differential—along 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.
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.
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