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Expert coverages of storage, memory, network-attached storage, hard drives, backup, and more.

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How to create an effective business continuity plan

A business continuity plan outlines procedures and instructions an organization must follow in the face of disaster, whether fire, flood or cyberattack. Here's how to create one that gives your business the best chance of surviving...

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Best external drives of 2017

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

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Seagate Backup Plus Portable review: A stunning 5TB of space

Seagate's new 5TB Backup Plus gives you more room for backups and movies. A USB 3.0 drive, it's fast with large files but lags with large batches of smaller files.

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48% off Inateck 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure External Case - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard...

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LaCie Porsche Design Type-C Mobile hard drive review: Style for miles and clever setup

LaCie's Porsche design USB hard drive is handsome, a good performer, and features a clever setup routine that lets you use both FAT32 and the native file system of your computer.

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WD My Passport 4TB review: A good budget choice that's just a little slow

The WD My Passport USB 3.0 portable hard drive offers what most people want: fast performance with small files and copies, and a budget-friendly price. It lags while copying large files, though.

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Cisco's M5 UCS servers take intent-based approach to data center

It's not the server -- it's the system. That's the word from Cisco as it rolls out its new, M5 generation Unified Computing System rack and blade servers, triggered by Intel's release of the Skylake architecture Xeon Scalable...

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Mingis on Tech: The language of malware

When it comes to tracking down the bad actors behind malware and ransomware, cybersecurity firms are turning to linguists.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

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Intel tightens data-center grip with Xeon Scalable Processor platform

Make no mistake: Intel's Xeon Processor Scalable Family, based on the company's Skylake architecture, is about much more than revving up CPU performance. The new processor line is essentially a platform for computing, memory and...

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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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Citrix ShareFile review: Secure cloud-based file-sharing for the workplace

A top-notch tool for securely sharing files with everyone you do business with.

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28% off SanDisk Ultra CZ48 32GB USB 3.0 100MB/s Flash Drive - Deal Alert

The SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive takes the wait out of moving, sharing or backing up big files. Transfer a full-length movie in seconds with speeds up to 100MB/s.

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Intel SSD 545s review: The next great budget SSD has arrived

Intel has released a 64-layer TLC SSD that's cheaper, and considerably faster than Samsung's EVO. The king is dead--long live the king.

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Housing developer builds resiliency with DRaaS

Milhaus turned to provider Online Tech for its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. Support for cross-hypervisor failover is a priority for Milhaus, which is standardized on Hyper-V.

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diskAshur Pro2 review: Cross-platform, maximum security portable hard drive

Available in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB versions, diskAshur Pro2 is a cross-platform, PIN-authenticated portable USB 3.1 hard drive with real-time AES 256-bit XTS hardware encryption that requires no software to use.

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Amazon has knocked $50 off the price of a 1TB SSD

Today you can get the 2.5-inch SanDisk Ultra II SSD with 1TB capacity for $270.

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Tools that increase IT efficiency pave the way for digital transformations

Inflexible IT architectures can be a barrier to organizational change. As companies embark on digital transformations aimed at improving their business, the pressure is on IT to reduce complexity and increase the efficiency of...

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