Tag Archives: Mike Cobb

Technically Speaking of Spring Cleaning

  By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Spring is here and it’s time to add technology to your list of seasonal cleaning chores. Here’s your Tech Spring Cleaning list. Back Up We always recommend triple redundancy, meaning that the same important data is located in three places—one working copy and two backups. Prepare at least … Continue reading Technically Speaking of Spring Cleaning

Diamond Certified Expert Video: Backing Up Your Data

Originally published by Diamond Certified. With MIKE COBB, a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Complete Video Transcription: NOVATO – Host, Sarah Rutan: If your computer contains photos, documents and other sensitive data, you’ll want to make sure it’s fully backed up. Today we’re in Novato with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Mike Cobb of DriveSavers to learn more. … Continue reading Diamond Certified Expert Video: Backing Up Your Data

Tips to Increase the Life of your Solid State Drive

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Power it Up Solid state drives (SSDs) have a shelf life. When powered down and not in use, they lose data over time. On average, it takes three months to a year for this process to begin, but depending on a variety of other factors, data loss could start … Continue reading Tips to Increase the Life of your Solid State Drive

Hewlett Packard Enterprise: How to Navigate Legacy Systems and Simplify Your Hybrid IT Mix

Originally published by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Legacy systems are a fact of life for many companies, but innovation means integrating new technologies. How do you balance the two? Experts weigh in on how to achieve the right mix for a hybrid IT environment. While many enterprises busy themselves with talk of digital transformation and the new … Continue reading Hewlett Packard Enterprise: How to Navigate Legacy Systems and Simplify Your Hybrid IT Mix

Hybrid and Fusion Drives Explained

    By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering To get the best of the past and the future in storage technology, look no further than hybrid and Fusion drives. These are both complex storage solutions that combine two completely different technologies to give customers more speed with larger capacity. Hybrid An SSHD (solid state hybrid … Continue reading Hybrid and Fusion Drives Explained