How Backups Differ from Archives
If you asked most people in a business how you preserve and protect the data on their computers most people will respond by saying that you need to back it up. But while this is technically correct, it is also too simplistic.
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It might seem like an odd question, but there is an equivalent in the world of IT.
Peter Sweeney- Waterford Technologies
You probably wouldn’t do this as the cost hugely outweighs the value of the items concerned. Most people, if they were honest, would have to say that their wardrobes are full of stuff that they are never going to wear again but just can’t get around to sending the clothes to recycling or the charity shop. There is always an element of “what if I need it one day”, nagging away at the back of their minds.
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Brian Murphy- Waterford Technologies
90% of new records are created electronically. Only 50% of electronic documents are printed and the number of GB processed per year is growing by 40-60%. With all this new data being created it is important to have a data strategy in place.
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Are PST files an issue for you?
Mark Mulcahy – Waterford Technologies
I just took a call from one of our larger clients who finally wants to tackle his PST problem.
We have all been there as IT Professionals and know the benefits ( we thought ) that got us a quick fix by allowing our users have PST files.
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Make Life Easier with the Correct File Server Management Strategy
The time will eventually come when your server will not be able to handle any more data. Your file server storage usage is spiraling in all organisations today. That results in a fire drill to find free space. What files can you delete? It’s tough going to your boss to justify new hardware when you have no facts or evidence of what happened to all the storage space.
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