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Ultra Mobile HDD

Good Things – Small Packages – Ultra Mobile HDD

Mazda has a television spot currently that highlights the speed and power of Bruce Lee. The commercial highlights that just because something is small doesn’t mean it can’t pack a powerful punch – that “might can be light”. The same applies to our Ultra Mobile HDD drive. Bringing…

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Is Having a Personal Cloud a Big Deal?

What’s the big deal about having your own cloud? There’s a lot of talk about having your own personal cloud so you can access your content anywhere or anytime. Well, honestly, that is the big deal. I don’t want you to shrug your shoulders and stop reading just yet because I answered the…

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Three Reasons Why Seagate’s Rescue + Replace Plan Rocks Your Socks

In case you missed the hubbub, we recently announced our Seagate Rescue + Replace Data Protection plan being available to purchase on Amazon.com. Life Happens – Spilled coffee. Slippery fingers. Being left in a hotel. You never know when something will happen to your hard resulting in data loss.…

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Seagate – Arming IT Professionals With the Right Ammunition

Let’s face it; if you’re an IT guy (or girl) you’ve got a tough job. There’s a lot of balls for you to juggle making sure that the infrastructure of your organization is up to snuff, colleague friendly, accessible, and reliable. Back in the day, you carried multiple pagers to monitor various…

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Cost of Data Storage

The Cost of Data Storage (Infographic)

Storage isn’t cheap. But it’s getting there. Kinda. We’ve posted on our Facebook channel different “Remember When” images that feature old hard drives and how much they cost, like this one – a 15MB hard drive for $2500. That’s a mortgage payment. (Well, in California anyway.) Our…

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Why You Need Seagate Rescue & Replace?

I will have to try and not be cheeky as I write this because the question of why you need a Seagate Rescue & Replace plan seems obvious to me. But let’s break it down. Hard drives are amazingly reliable — a statistically tiny 1% of drives fail outright (perfection would be nice, but after…

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BytesSized – Storage Capacity From a Real World Point of View

When dabbling in the world of storage, it’s sometimes hard to fathom how much a megabyte or gigabyte really adds up. You buy a new drive that’s say, 1TB, and you think “this should hold a lot” and it does. But before you know it, it fills up fast. But how much stuff does a [...]

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Evolution of Storage

The Evolution of Storage…So Far – Infographic

I usually like to preface infographics with some commentary to set the stage of the awesome data you’re about to read. But this time, we’re going to run with the adage of “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Enjoy! PS. Thanks, WebpageFX  

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The Purity of Data

I hate working out. It’s not so much the workout itself, but it’s the mental and physical preparation that goes into working out.  But once I’m in the gym, I’m on fire — in my head anyway. I won’t be cast in a Gatorade commercial, but I can hold my own. I like that a [...]

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Data Measured in Water

What Does Data Look Like – Infographic

I love a creative way to present information. Probably why I have an infographic addiction.  Our pals over at IXtract have crafted this spiffy infographic to breakdown the size of data as compared to real-world objects starting with a drop of water up to the Black Sea. Sometimes it’s hard to…

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