Traditional Hard Drives VS Solid-State Drives

hard drives vs solid state drives

What is a Solid State Drive? Solid-state drives (SSD) were commercially showcased in 2007 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. These drives, like traditional hard drives, are data storage devices. Unlike hard drives, however, SSDs use semiconductor technology rather than electromechanical components which means there are no moving parts to the […]

Are You Using the Right Data Storage Solutions for Your Business?

Data Storage Methods

Data is one of the most essential assets for modern-day businesses, and it is increasingly important to manage your data properly. With such a large base of consumers, companies rely heavily on their data storage methods to ensure business continuity and scale their business. Because data is so important, finding the best data storage methods […]

Changing the Data Storage Game with Ceph Storage

Ceph Storage

Scaling solutions for data storage has always been one of the major issues faced by companies that grow to outscale their IT infrastructure. Of course, storage is not the only problem faced by growing companies, but it is definitely one of the most troublesome issues since there are not many data storage solutions that can […]

The Pros and Cons of Backup vs. Replication

The pros and cons of backup vs. replication

With more businesses moving their activity in the online space, it is crucial that servers are up and running at all times. Most companies nowadays have online platforms that run 24×7, and they allow for business transactions to be available at any time during the day or night. If the platform goes offline even for […]

Backup vs. Disaster Recovery as a Service: Which Is Better for You and Why?

Backup vs. Disaster Recovery as a Service

Businesses worldwide are reviewing their disaster recovery plans in the wake of COVID-19, and that includes checking in on your organization’s backup data essentials. While you probably have methods for preventing data loss due to human error, system malfunctions, or cybercrimes, you may not have been as prepared to protect your information during a pandemic. […]

Data Breaches Are A Growing Epidemic: No One Is Safe

wawa data breach

For the past few years, there has been a constant stream of data breaches that have hit the headlines, ranging from the theft of medical information, account credentials, corporate emails, and internal sensitive enterprise data.  When a data breach occurs, companies will usually haul in third-party investigators, notify regulators, promise to do better, and give […]

Why Does Your Business Environment Need Redundancy Solutions

network redundancy

Redundancies signify components that need backup. Examples of this can be failures in the Ethernet cable, power supplies shortages or networking card errors. If these backup components are in place, then your business can rest assured that it will not suffer in the event of the primary source fails. The backup components act as the […]

Discover How Volico Can Protect Your Business Against Microsoft’s RDP BlueKeep Exploit

Windows bug BlueKeep

For the may 2019 security patch release, Microsoft included a patch for a RCE (remote command exec) bug in the remote desktop service (RDP). This was to fix an exploit where an unauthenticated attacker would send “core-system” malformed and malicious RDP messages to the target server using system-level message service to the MS_T120 protocol of […]

The Ins and Outs of Network Attached Storage

What are the Pros and Cons of NAS and SAN Storage Solutions?

Whether you are looking for residential or business data storage solutions, there are many from which to choose. What you select will depend upon your storage and accessibility needs, your budget, and your ability to manage your system in-house. What is NAS (Network Attached Storage?) Network Attached Storage, or NAS, is a computer data storage […]

Storage Tiering and Cost Savings for Data Backup and Recovery

BUSINESS CONTINUITY SOLUTIONS

No matter where you look, the cost of the newest technology is rising for businesses. While older tech tends to plummet in price faster, the latest and greatest brings such complexity to the table that costs tend to run high. Due to the rising cost, industries are now learning to become more efficient in how […]