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Don’t Be Held To Ransom By Ransomware

Posted on 02-08-2017, in Data Storage by Stuart

172% RISE IN RANSOMWARE ATTACKS IN THE LAST 2 YEARS  Ransomware is malicious software that denies access to a user’s data by encrypting that data with a key known only to the hacker who deployed the ransomware. Until a ransom is paid a user cannot get access to their data. Some ransomware also destroys or transfers information to another system.     HOW CAN YOUR CUSTOMERS AVOID RANSOMWARE ATTACKS? • Anti-Virus / Anti...

The Future of Tape Media

Posted on 04-05-2017, in Uncategorized by Stuart

FujiFilm have written a good in-depth article on the future of LTO tape and it's major role in data storage for all business's : The Future of Tape Media  ...

Server and Backup (RAID with LTO)

Posted on 08-03-2017, in Data Storage by Stuart

Thunderbolt RAID and LTO-7 Tape Archiving Solution for Digital Workflows Finally a simple all-in-one solution for your digital workflow. 1. Copy your camera cards / data to the high speed RAID 2. Edit your data stored on the 6x 2.5" HDDs or SSDs 3. Archive your raw data and finished projects to LTO tape. That's it. You have moved your data from all the small SD cards etc over to a server for post production and editing and have sa...

Lacie goes BIG Thunderbolt3

Posted on 18-01-2017, in Data Storage by Stuart

              LaCie® 12big Thunderbolt™ 3, a professional 12-bay desktop RAID storage unit designed by Neil Poulton. With up to 120TB of capacity, the breakthrough performance of Thunderbolt 3 and RAID 5/6, the LaCie 12big helps video professionals meet the data demands of 4/5/6K cameras. At up to 120TB, the LaCie 12big boasts a 50 percent higher capacity* than any other desktop d...

SagePay – making payments easier

Posted on 06-12-2016, in Uncategorized by Stuart

Ordering just got easier with ImageStore. one time registration save details when checking out  (via the secure SagePay system) for future purchases only your CV2 code is required Single click checkout with no loss of security. *To implement this tick the Save Card Details for future use box when you checkout. *You are also not obligated to use this function when purchasing with Imagestore. As well as all major Card paym...

Big Data News Q2 2016

Posted on 18-05-2016, in Data Storage by Stuart

Welcome to Issue 3 of our quarterly newsletter. All the latest Data Storage technology news and products.                    ...

LTO-7

Posted on 26-04-2016, in Data Storage by Stuart

LTO-7 Ultrium Tape Drives for Data Protection and Retention LTO-7 tape drives deliver reliable data protection with huge capacity and performance at an affordable price. In addition, they use less power than LTO-5 drives, making a "greener" and more energy efficient solution. LTO is the best long term storage medium for data, with a shelf life of 30 years removable for...

Drobo – the first 64TB NAS system

Posted on 01-02-2016, in Data Storage by Stuart

DROBO LAUNCHES THE WORLD’S FIRST 64TB NAS WITH DATA AWARE TIERING DroboTM, the maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals launched the B810n hybrid storage system. Built on the award-winning BeyondRAIDTM technology, coupled with hybrid storage and innovative data aware tiering, the Drobo B810n is 5-times faster than its predecessor and delivers a level of automation and technical sophistication usually reserved for...

Data Storage : LTO tape vs RDX cartridge (Updated Dec2015)

Posted on 16-12-2015, in Data Storage by Stuart

We cannot avoid choice in today’s market. Whether it’s choosing a car, a phone, even a light bulb. This also applies to data storage. Choice is healthy, it brings options, price competition but also a higher degree of user confusion. I have lost count where due to choice I have ended up buying nothing. So this article is about helping to distinguish between two data storage devices. Retaining your data is an important facet for every busines...

LTO-6 – Why move ?

Posted on 03-08-2015, in Data Storage by Stuart

Backup Bundle Promotion Ask yourself. Is it time to upgrade your backup solution ?  We know your data is important. See the benefits of the latest LTO-6 generation : Large capacity to store data (up to 6.25TB per tape) Increased transfer speeds (up to 400mb/sec) LTFS functionality - drag and drop method for file sharing etc. Read & Write to LTO-5 and 6 tapes, Read LTO-4 tapes. Prices are decreasing for the LTO-6 t...