Alexander: How long will a backup drive keep working?
Despite the reliability of backup drives, I always advise people to keep multiple copies of irreplaceable data, such as photographs. In addition to storing data on a backup drive, you may want to copy it to a second drive or to one of the free online … Read more on Minneapolis Star Tribune
Texting while driving now a worse public hazard than drunk drivers
According to the National Safety Council, more than 100,000 automobile crashes a year involve texting while driving, and according to an AT&T Wireless survey, 75% of teens say texting while driving is “common” among their friends. Canada's CTV … Read more on TechnologyTell
Compute: Diagnostics tools can help manage hard drives
"Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors" allows the software to identify and partition off sectors of the drive that aren't functioning properly, and then instruct your system not to write data to those sectors in the future. If you don't have … Read more on The Republic
siliconANGLE » SimpliVity's Mission Is To Simplify IT | #VMworld
If you step into a data center today, you'll notice that the infrastructure stack is comprised of 8 to 12 different products, starting with servers running virtualization, then storage switch, highly available storage, potentially an appliances back-up … Read more on SiliconANGLE (blog)