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Seagate’s Big 8TB Drive Has Tech Press Buzzing

When Seagate announced last week that it is shipping the world’s first 8TB hard drive, the technology press stood up and took notice. Check out a roundup of coverage, below; click on the links for the full stories. Extreme Tech: “Seagate, after hinting in May that it would release 8TB and 10TB…

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8TB In One Drive — How Does That Change IT?

Today, we announced we’re shipping the world’s first 8TB hard disk drive.  This is a pretty big deal (no pun intended). When I first entered this industry the idea of fitting this much capacity on a single hard drive was far from reality. Granted, I’m a little bit of a techie and tend to get…

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Entrepreneurs: Choose a Strategy and Don’t Straddle

  We work with a lot of small businesses owners, so we know becoming an entrepreneur has many challenges — and if successful the rewards can be plenty. But most business ventures need a solid strategy in order to thrive. Even small businesses that have existed for a while and are trucking…

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Can you build a flying robot brain? 3D Robotics can, and they’re using NAS to help.

Need to build a flying robot brain? Not a simple task. John Cherbini knows just how complicated the development process is. He’s a VP at 3D Robotics, and we asked him how they’ve dealt with the immense data involved, while boosting collaboration and productivity, so they can focus on…

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What’s Impacting IT? Spiceworks Reports.

Photo Credit: Spiceworks Have you seen Spiceworks’ 2014 STATE of IT report yet? Not only is it packed full of really great information, it’s a beautiful piece of content (Well done, Spiceworks!). You should definitely check it out, but there’s a lot to consume so let me break down some of what…

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SysAdmins: Your Day Is Here & We Salute You!

Tired of being chased by marketers armed with buzzwords and slogans? Here’s a suggestion: The next time you get asked if you are a decision maker, tell them “No, but I tell them what to decide”.  Here at Seagate we get it. That’s why we’re stoked that July 25th is the 15th…

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How to Choose a Network Attached Storage (NAS) Device

Photo Credit: somehowin.com Let’s get right to the point here. The Network Attached Storage (NAS) market is growing, and there are a number of things to consider when choosing your next NAS device. I’ve put together a list of some of the most important considerations when choosing a network…

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Six Features Every Small Business Network Needs Right Now — Business Storage

Simply put, small businesses need safe, secure, convenient, turn-key solutions for managing data. Small business owners and managers wear many hats, with very little bandwidth to deal with catastrophic data loss or performance and connectivity issues. In today’s connected world, they need cloud…

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2016: The Year of the Zettabyte

So, just in case you didn’t get the memo that data is growing exponentially, XO Communications published this neat infographic to make it crystal clear. I like to hang up a new infographic at my desk every week or so; this one wins the prize for this week. Remember when a terabyte was a big…

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Inc.: “These four tech terms are really common–and really misunderstood.”

  Inc. recently wrote about four tech words that are often misused at work. Author John Brandon goes into much more detail in the article, but I have some thoughts to add. 1.    Internet Many people use “internet” as a word to describe all things related to being online. Brandon points…

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