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LTO-8 is here

Posted on 21-02-2018, in Data Storage by Andy Humphrey

LTO-8 is the latest generation of the Ultrium LTO specification. The technology improvements for LTO-8 tape drives and media have increased capacity, performance, and reliability. The LTO-8 drive is available in two versions: full-height (FH) and half-height (HH) drive form factors. The LTO tape format has become the market-dominating standard for magnetic recording tape drives and media over the past years. The technology has progressed fr...

Don’t Be Held To Ransom By Ransomware

Posted on 02-08-2017, in Data Storage by Andy Humphrey

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-Malwar...