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  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • Pairing disk with tape for enterprise backup

    Enterprises today have many more backup choices than they used to have, and they?re taking advantage by pairing legacy technologies such as tape backups with newer disk-based data protection options.

  • Top 5 ways to cut your storage needs

    With the economy still shaky and the need for storage exploding, almost every storage vendor claims it can reduce the amount of data you must store. Trimming your data footprint not only cuts costs for hardware, software, power and data centre space, but also eases the strain on networks and backup windows.

  • Tape storage still alive and kicking

    DLT, SuperDLT, LTO, 3480, 3490e, 3590, 3570, TK50, 4mm-DDS, 8mm, AIT, QIC, and 9-track, these are a few of my favorite things. Not exactly how the old song goes, but rest assured that what you have on your old data tapes ? regardless of the format ? has more staying power and value than your old audio cassettes.

  • The future of tape

    As Hamlet might have said "To tape or not to tape", but it's a question that's a no-brainer for most smaller businesses, fighting to contain costs.

  • Vendors look to tap into new storage trends

    Companies are having to cope with an ever-increasing volume of data: a rate of growth that is playing havoc with storage plans. The leading vendors have been jostling for position as they look to snatch a lead in the technologies that are set to play a part in the future.

  • What's the true meaning of unified communications?

    Unified communications is more than the simple integration of fixed and mobile communications. It means the inclusion of additional wireless communications - not just basic Wi-Fi - but also, expanding the definition of wireless to include satellite and microwave communication as well.

  • Backup strategy - virtualisation changes everything

    Enterprises have had long-standing approaches to backup, using methodologies that have been well-honed through constant use. But there's a new game in town; the arrival of virtualisation as a resource within organisations has meant that system administrators have had to change their thinking to accommodate the new technology.

  • Enterprises warm to online backup

    Large businesses are looking more closely at online backup options as a way to ease systems administration headaches and avoid security concerns linked to physical backup procedures - is this the way forward?

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