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Data Storage Solutions

02 July 2008, by A. Cedilla

Data management and protection is key to your business success, whether it involves your customer database, financial reports, inventory, trending analysis or company expansion plans. After all the effort to collect your information, insufficient or unsuitable storage can break your forward momentum and impede your business growth.

How and where you store it can protect this information gold-mine and give you some peace of mind. Aside from the basic CD , DVD or even tape-drives , currently there are two ways to do this:
At-hand storage: fixed/internal (inside your computer) or portable/ external hard-drives
On-line: off-site storage by another party

At-hand Storage
Magnetic hard-drive disks (HDD) have been the computing standard since the 1950’s when it comes to data storage, and it was only in the past few years that solid state drives (SSD) were introduced to the general public.

While you probably know about HDD’s, SSD’s are basically very high-capacity flash drives, giant cousins to the ubiquitous little thumb-sized widgets you see dangling from lanyards or keychains.

With no moving parts, SSD’s: Continue reading Data Storage Solutions