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Affordable Storage doesn’t have to mean Commodity Storage

The cloud is disrupting the storage market and not just by offering ‘cold storage’ for tier-3 data. Cloud-scale, ‘commodity’ infrastructures have made companies reconsider how much they need to pay for their tier-1 storage as well. 494 more words

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SMIDGEN REPORT: Tweets from FEC Employee who Admitted to Violating Hatch Act Prior to Hard Drive Being Recycled

ICYMI yesterday, tweets from #FEC employee who admitted to violating #HatchAct prior to hard drive being recycled –> pic.twitter.com/6YGtwwK7cy

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) July 15, 2014


Blast from the Past: A Timeline of Historic Hard Drive Facts

1956 – IBM announced the IBM 350 Drive (5MB) on 50 x 24” disc platters  1,200 RPMs with an average seek time of 600ms (milliseconds), weighed over a ton and cost $3,200 per month (lease) 177 more words

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The Slimmest Hard Disk Drive Ever by Sony

Sony introduces HD-S1A, the slimmest 1TB Portable Hard Disk Drive, in the world.

It weighs just 155g and is 8.7mm thin, making for the perfect companion for people who are constantly on the move. 262 more words

Press Materials

The IRS Had a Contract With an Email Backup Company

UPDATE: IRS CANCELLED Contract with Email-Storage Firm Weeks After Lerner’s Computer Crash

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cancelled its longtime relationship with an email-storage contractor just weeks after ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s computer crashed and shortly before other IRS officials’ computers allegedly crashed. 235 more words


"HDD" versus "SSD"

For many computer builders and users, it is always a dilemma when it comes to choosing a Hard Disk Drive storage or a Solid State Drive storage. 366 more words

IT On Daily Basis

Sony launches 2TB Hard Disk Drive PSZ-HA2T in India

The device has been designed for professionals, who need high-speed and highly reliable data storage.

It comes with a high transfer speed ideal for transfer of data. 76 more words