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By Chris Evans Manage Nov 05, 2015

In search of the ideal disk backup system

Integrated backup appliances and disk backup systems are playing key roles in the evolution of data protection to drive business efficiency. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Nov 02, 2015

How do I avoid a hard-disk failure?

When you're depending on a JBOD array to keep the business running, there are several ways to further the longevity of its drives. Continue Reading


By Paul Henry Get Started Oct 06, 2015

How to perform a forensic acquisition of a virtual machine disk

Virtualization expert Paul Henry provides a step-by-step guide to imaging a virtual machine disk (*flat.vmdk) in a forensically sound manner. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Manage Jul 27, 2015

How to secure your disk-based backups

Disk-based backups present different security risks than backup tapes. Protection methods can vary widely depending upon storage architecture. Continue Reading


By Karen Scarfone Evaluate Apr 10, 2015

DiskCryptor: Full disk encryption product overview

Expert Karen Scarfone examines the features of DiskCryptor, an open source full disk encryption product for securing client-side computers and servers. Continue Reading


By Basit Farooq Evaluate Sep 21, 2015

Comparing memory-optimized tables and disk-based tables

In all tests performed by expert Basit Farooq, memory-optimized tables outperformed disk-based tables by running faster and generating less disk I/O. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Nov 09, 2015

How to approach a disk fault under Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows administrators have several options to identify a faulty disk in the array, but should heed best practices when replacing the drive. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Aug 11, 2015

Avoid Exchange 2013 storage snags with the right disks

Choosing the right disks for your Exchange 2013 setup is a battle between cost and performance. How do you decide what's more important? Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Oct 22, 2015

SanDisk acquisition makes Western Digital major flash player

Western Digital is taking its biggest step yet into the flash market, with its $19 billion SanDisk acquisition. The deal is the second major storage merger this month. Continue Reading


By George Crump News Jun 29, 2015

Have flash storage prices reached parity with disk?

Many vendors claim all-flash storage arrays have hit price parity with hard drive systems. George Crump explains what that means in this tip. Continue Reading