1. Make sure you meet the minimum hardware requirements - These should be published in your VMware user manual. Hardware requirements include processing power, RAM, hard drive space, operating system, and your LAN or WAN speed and bandwidth.
Posted on: 7/19/2012
Posted on: 7/17/2012
Between graduations, vacations and summer weddings, more family memories are made during the summer than at any other time of year, except maybe the holiday season.
Posted on: 7/12/2012
For large corporations, the decision to seek emergency data recovery services after RAID server failure is a “no-brainer.” Even if back-ups work and are accessible, there may be lag time of up to 24 hours between back-ups. For corporations, these 24 hours (or less) can represent substantial costs.
Posted on: 7/10/2012
So much has been written about cloud computing that half of it sounds like marketing hype. Cloud computing is less expensive to implement and maintain, more secure, unlimited storage, the future of applications, etc. But is it really all that... and a bag of (micro)chips? (As they say.)
Posted on: 7/05/2012
It's going to be a long, hot summer here in Texas. Our data recovery specialists at our newly launched facility in New York City, too, will be experiencing extreme heat if this spring is any indication. 24 Hour Data offers these tips to ensure your hard drives don't overheat, which can cause mechanical failure of the drive and the loss of data, leaving you with a data recovery emergency. Don't:
Posted on: 6/28/2012
Posted on: 6/26/2012
If you're the IT director at a small-to-mid-size business, you might be considering NAS (Network Attached Storage), potentially combined with virtualization, to increase your server capacity while reducing maintenance and infrastructure costs. Consensus from large corporations and small business owners alike say this is a wise move. You can read more about the benefits of virtualization here.
Posted on: 6/22/2012
http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/seagate-to-acquire-lacie-20120523/ Seagate, which remains in the top three of hard disk drive manufacturers, will get even bigger as it purchases storage company LaCie, with U.S. headquarters in Hillsboro, Oregon. Seagate has agreed to purchase 65.4 percent of the publicly-held company's total shares, buying out chairman and CEO Philippe Spruch, and taking control of the company's future direction as the majority shareholder.
Posted on: 6/18/2012
The website ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/129874-hdd-pricewatch-higher-prices... has been tracking the prices of hard disk drives and solid state drives from manufacturers like Western Digital, Seagate, Samsung and Hitachi. Following the floods in Thailand, hard drive prices skyrocketed as manufacturers struggled to keep up with demand.
Posted on: 6/12/2012
If you're using a RAID 0 array and you experience hard drive failure, your RAID array fails to boot up, or you see the “blue screen of death” when you start up windows, you could be facing the loss of mission critical data.