data storage

Solid State Drives (SSDs) or Hard Drives? The Verdict is in.

Solid State Drives (SSDs) or Hard Drives? The Verdict is in.

Your business has plenty of choices for data storage, but there are few options better suited for business environments than the solid state drive. Even though the hard disk drive is more common, the solid state drive offers many benefits that your organization cannot dismiss--certainly not if you want to seize all possible opportunities.

Scenarios Every Business Continuity Plan Should Cover

Scenarios Every Business Continuity Plan Should Cover

What would you do if your business were suddenly struck by something which threatened its very existence? Do you have a plan to make sure that your business survives well past the expiration date assigned by natural disasters, hardware failure, user error, or hacking attacks? One of the most important parts of running a business is managing risk, and implementing a business continuity plan is a great way to focus on the preservation of your organisation.

All You Need To Know About 'Dark Data'

All You Need To Know About 'Dark Data'

Your business requires specific data to keep operations moving on a daily basis. However, for all of the data that you use, there’s information that you have stored away that never sees the light of day. This “dark data,” could be putting your business at risk, especially if auditing your current data storage usage isn’t a top priority. If you don’t keep track of your dark data, you could be facing much larger problems than unnecessary storage costs.

How Virtualisation Can Be a Lucrative Investment for your Business

How Virtualisation Can Be a Lucrative Investment for your Business

Hosting an in-house IT infrastructure may give you the reassurance that all of your servers and network equipment are easy to access, but continuing to use just legacy servers can have a negative impact on your operations. Modern IT uses a blend of on-site virtual server solutions, optimised to deliver the best outcomes for your specific business needs - including a standby server for high availability and cloud replication for disaster recovery.