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HDD vs. SSD: Which Hard Drive is Best Suited for Your Business?

HDD vs. SSD: Which Hard Drive is Best Suited for Your Business?

Any business venture nowadays is apt to utilize a lot of data, and therefore will require plenty of digital storage space to accommodate its needs. As a result, selecting a storage device is an important decision to make - especially when one is trying to decide between a Solid State Drive (or SSD) or a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) storage solution. A quick comparison between the two will help you choose one over the other.

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An Uninterruptible Power Supply Device May Be the Missing Piece to Your Network Puzzle

b2ap3_thumbnail_get_yourself_a_ups_400.jpgWith as many resources as you’ve invested in your company’s technology, you should do everything you can to protect it. An IT infrastructure that doesn’t have an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) safeguarding its data, is putting the entire operation at risk. Here’s what you need to know about this important device.

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Why Should You Upgrade Your Old PC When it’s Doing Everything You Need it To?

b2ap3_thumbnail_old_working_tech_400.jpgTechnology changes at an astounding rate. Because of constant technological improvements, some users feel the need to replace their devices the second a bigger and better technology is launched. On the other hand, the increase in reliability of computers in recent years has has hindered the sales of new PCs.

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77% of Businesses Virtualize Their IT In Some Capacity. What About You?

b2ap3_thumbnail_virtualization_400.jpgTechnology solutions for small and medium-sized businesses can be complex, which is why simplification is at the top of a lot of executives’ priorities. To that end, virtualization is a key component, helping organizations make their IT easier to manage. What effect does this have on data security?

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Technology as a Service is Sweeping Through the Business World

b2ap3_thumbnail_money_saved_though_technology_services_400.jpgWhen searching for tech support for your organization, you might often wonder if what you’re paying for your current service provider is really worth the maintenance that you receive. At times, it might feel like you’re being charged an arm and a leg for a simple network audit, and you can forget about purchasing new hardware components in the event of a technology failure or disaster. Rather than pay for services that are extorting money from you, your budget might find that the price of managed IT services is just right.

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Why You Should Go With a Solid State Drive if You Can Afford It

b2ap3_thumbnail_solid_state_drive_400.jpgIf you’re in the market for a new computer, then you’re going to have to make a decision: Go with a traditional hard drive (HDD), or a solid state drive (SSD). While a computer equipped with an HDD will cost you less money, an SSD promises to faster speeds and a longer lifespan. This begs the question, is SSD worth the extra money?

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3 Ways to Tell if You’re Dealing with a Faulty Hard Drive

b2ap3_thumbnail_hard_drive_vector_image_400.jpgEvery business owner knows how imperative technology is to their success. Sometimes it’s the most common problem which can keep you from being as productive as possible. It’s not always evident when technology is about to fail, but there are some general signs you should look for when you’re skeptical that your hard drive is about to kick the bucket.

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It’s Imperative that You Use Correct KVM Switches

b2ap3_thumbnail_kvm_switch_400.jpgYour company's IT infrastructure is much like a puzzle. There are many different pieces that make it up, and each piece is needed for the entire network to work properly. One piece of equipment that often gets overlooked is the KVM switch. Here are three tips on finding the right KVM for your business.

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Make Your Chromebook Shine With These Two Easy Tips

b2ap3_thumbnail_chromebook_tips_400.jpgMobile devices are designed for different purposes than the big, bulky desktops are. The Chrome operating system of the Google Chromebook is a perfect example of this - it looks like nothing but a browser with a keyboard. Sure, it can't do everything a real computer can do, but it sure can do a lot more than some people give it credit for.

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The 5 Most Common Causes of Data Loss

b2ap3_thumbnail_PCleak400.jpgThe majority of businesses that experience data loss will not recover. You may think that, if you are careful, then you will not need a backup solution, but statistics say otherwise. A 2009 study by Blackblaze.com revealed that 46% of users experience data loss every year! This figure makes sense when you consider the five most common factors of data loss.

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