Tag Archives: Mike Cobb

Shopping For Data Recovery? Here’s What You Should Know

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Odds are, at some point in your life, you will find yourself in the uncomfortable position of suffering a serious and unexpected data loss. A traditional hard drive, which is an electromechanical device, will eventually break down over time all on its own. Before this has a chance to … Continue reading Shopping For Data Recovery? Here’s What You Should Know

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 Give it Some Space Filling your drive to capacity will likely cause performance to suffer. Fill to no more than 85% capacity and leave 15–25% empty. At least 15% free space is needed for disk caching and self-maintenance. The computer needs to use disk space to manage running applications and … 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