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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

Safely Eject to Protect Your Data

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Do you know how to properly care for your thumb drives, external drives and other devices that may be plugged into your computer? It’s easier than you may realize to lose the data on your portable storage. Should You Leave it Be?   Is it safe to leave a … Continue reading Safely Eject to Protect Your Data

TCC: 2017 Smartphone Trends to Look Forward to

Excerpt from article originally published by TCC. 27 mobile enthusiasts and tech bloggers share their predictions for 2017 The wireless world is evolving rapidly, with fancy new smartphones and wearable gadgets emerging all the time. The industry is changing at such rapid pace. It can be difficult to predict the next smartphone trend. With 2017 right around … Continue reading TCC: 2017 Smartphone Trends to Look Forward to