How many "abandoned sum" emails have you received? Hundreds if not thousands, if you've been online for a couple of decades. But the world must be running out of gullible email users, so the scam has gone retro: snail mail. Here's what it looks like.
With the launch of WorkDrive, Zoho is aiming to bridge its apps with a unified search, single storage repository and integration with encryption, virus detection, imaging processing and artificial intelligence.
Ignite 2019: Microsoft says its latest collaboration with Warner Bros could help store data for generations to come.
The VxRail line also gets services to automate multi-cluster deployments and the Analytical Consulting Engine.
While engineers might argue that marketers are already fake intelligence, AI researchers are working to make marketing - and other stakeholders - intelligible to each other, and, incredibly, C-level execs. Here's how.
Alibaba Cloud will now support Animal Logic's backup requirements, especially during peak periods where 150TB of data is generated in a 24-hour period.
The storage giant is starting a search for a new CEO. In the meantime, Western Digital indicated that the worst is over for storage pricing and demand.
A few weeks ago I looked at the Silicon Valley truism that "scale changes everything." But why does it? And how does that affect our ability to predict the future?
HPE outlined its fiscal 2020 outlook at its analyst meeting and highlighted how its business will shift as it moves to a subscription model.
Microsoft is adding a new file-migration tool to its list by acquiring Canadian cloud file-migration vendor Mover.
For a company that prides itself on its computer expertise, Tesla's rookie mistake on flash storage is hard to fathom. But not impossible. Here's how it screwed up.
Declutter your desk by combining your external dual-drive storage and Thunderbolt 3 dock into a single device.
If, like me, you've been ignoring those popups warning you that this app or another won't be compatible with the next version of macOS, judgement day has arrived. About 10 percent of my apps aren't compatible, and some of them are pretty important. Here's what I found.
Once more, cloud storage and good online search have helped solve a serious document retrieval problem. In this case study, David Gewirtz explains how Google Drive helped him get the job done.
With more and more photographers, videographers, and drone operators collecting and processing media in the outdoors, the demand for external drives that combine performance and reliability has skyrocketed. The SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD fits the bill perfectly.
The Apricorn Aegis Padlock SSD fits into the palm of your hand, yet features AES-XTS 256-bit hardware encryption, a wear-resistant keypad, and the case is impervious to dust, grit and water.
There's what feels like an infinite amount of iPhone accessories on the market. Some are good. Some are OK. Many are just awful. But a select few are amazing. Here are the iPhone accessories that I rely on daily. There's also a special offer here for Hardware 2.0 readers.
Maybe you're super-paranoid, or maybe you just want to sell your old device and have piece of mind. Either way, being able to delete data is a valuable skill. Here's everything you need to know about securely wiping hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs), flash drives, and even iOS and Android devices.
I've owned countless USB flash drives over the years, but none come close to being as cool - or as useful - as the Aegis Secure Key 3z with built-in hardware-based encryption.
There's what feels like an infinite amount of iPhone accessories on the market. Some are good. Some are OK. Many are just awful. But a select few are amazing. Here are the iPhone accessories that I rely on daily.
Running out of space on your iPhone or iPad? Here are tips and tricks to help your free up precious gigabytes.
Securing sensitive data stored on external hard drives is usually a minefield, especially if you are looking for cross-platform compatibility. The Apricorn USB 3.0 Aegis Padlock DT drive is the solution to this problem.
A tour of the best storage solutions available for professionals, covering everything from flash drives you can pop into your pocket to behemoth server-grade hard drives.
We got our hands on one of the first Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ boards. Here's what it looks like and how it differs from the previous incarnation (there's one design change that could catch you out!).
We recap our in-depth reviews of eight Network Attached Storage appliances. It's difficult to call out one that's best, because everyone has different needs. But we can recommend a machine for most small businesses, creative folks, and departments.
Still squeezing life out of your old iPhone or iPad, but finding that 16-gigabytes of storage is cramping your style?
Looking to build a high-end PC around AMD's eight-core Ryzen 7 1800X processor? Here's what you need for the perfect build.
Some people horde data, and for one reason or another don't want to put it into the cloud. Here are the perfect gifts for people who handle terabytes of data.
Memory sticks, wi-fi hard drives and NAS drives can all help to ensure you never run out of storage on your iPhone.
Looking to build a high-end PC around AMD's Threadripper processor? Here's what you need.
USB-IF announced it will roll out a USB Type-C authentication program to protect against non-compliant USB chargers and USB malware risks.
Singapore's ST Telemedia Global Data Centres has unveiled plans to build a 75,000 square metre data centre in central Bangkok through a joint venture partnership with Thai industrial platform provider, TICON.
The software vendor's cloud customers in Southeast Asia now can tap its Azure Availability Zones in Singapore, giving them access to a region with at least three separate physical data locations.
Its seventh such facility in Singapore, the data centre will be STT Telemedia Global Data Centres' largest in the country, spanning 27,000 square metres and touting a load capacity of more than 30 megawatt.
Microsoft unblocks the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for one group, but several other blocks remain in place.
Cloud storage has solved a lot of problems. But it's created a huge new one: how to find files that can be scattered across several clouds as well as on-premise file servers. Read more: https://zd.net/2QzdLoq
From ancient manuscripts to movies, the National Library of Norway wants to put it all online for the public.
Oppo is in the running to be the first mobile brand to launch a phone with a whopping 10GB of memory.
IBM and Microsoft take up Intel's new long and skinny SSDs for cloud storage.
If you're concerned about online security, you may use Tor to access or manage anonymous servers. But you're probably using it wrong. Here's why.
If you have the right backup strategy, recovery of lost data can be nearly painless. You do have the right backup strategy, right?
People stink at text-based passwords. Is there a better way? What if we could simply tell a story only we know using pictures?
The latest batch of tariffs from President Trump's trade war on China is likely going to affect the IT sector.
The N4200PRO is a flexible four-bay NAS enclosure with some good extras. It's fairly easy to manage, has a wide range of modular applications and performs well. The integrated mini-UPS is a great idea, giving added peace of mind in critical environments.
A highly scalable and very flexible NAS/iSCSI appliance, Synology's DS3611xs has performance and capacity to spare. It will appeal to mid-sized companies requiring fast and reliable access to large amounts of data.
It's hard to fault the Drobo B800i, which combines good looks, performance and functionality with ease of use. It's not cheap, but for the money it's one of the best small-business iSCSI appliances you can buy.
A very scalable NAS appliance, the RS2211+ benefits from the add-on extras found on other Synology storage devices, which should appeal to small businesses. However, it lacks some storage-specific features that enterprise customers may be looking for.
With advanced RAID capabilities, few superfluous add-ons and an easy-to-use interface, the D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1200-05 is a no-nonsense NAS enclosure with plenty to attract smaller businesses.
IBM's Storwize V7000 is a mid-range SAN disk array with some very high-end features. Its data migration and virtualisation capabilities are well suited to organisations with SAN disk arrays in need of consolidation or replacement.
Dane-Elec's MyDitto is a competitively priced 1TB NAS box offering impressively straightforward remote access, although it lacks one or two common features.
Data Robotics has taken its self-managing storage technology and added dedicated iSCSI Gigabit interfaces to create a fast, reliable and extremely usable small-business SAN appliance.
Backup is one task in IT that no one looks forward to, so if you've been looking for a comprehensive, low maintenance solution, Data Protection Manager from Microsoft might just be the ticket.
<p> <a href="http://go.iomega.com/en/">Iomega</a>, now owned by storage market leader EMC, has launched the <a href="http://go.iomega.com/en/products/network-storage-desktop/storcenter-network-storage-solution/network-hard-drive-ix4-200d/?partner=4735#overviewItem_tab">StorCenter ix4-200d</a>, a four-spindle, network-attached storage (NAS) device aimed at small businesses, distributed offices and home office networks. The company reckons that it fills the gap between the bottom of EMC's enterprise range and the top of Iomega's small business series of products because its adds data protection and a suite of other features to the basic storage function. </p>
<p> A secure backup and file-sharing solution based on <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/windowshomeserver/default.mspx">Windows Home Server</a> (WHS) sounds an unlikely-sounding product for a small business to buy into, but HP's new <a href="http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/uk/en/sm/WF25a/12169-3798502-3954626-3954626-3954626-4021709.html">StorageWorks X510 Data Vault</a> range might change a few minds on that score. </p>
<p> It's not often that a product lives up to the marketing hype surrounding it, but the <a href="http://www.drobo.com/products/drobopro/index.php">DroboPro</a> is one of those exceptions. According to its manufacturer Data Robotics, the DroboPro is 'storage that manages itself' — and we quickly discovered that that's exactly what it is. </p>
<p> It's not often that a product lives up to the marketing hype surrounding it, but the <a href="http://www.drobo.com/products/drobopro/index.php">Drobo Pro</a> is one of those exceptions. According to its manufacturer Data Robotics, the Drobo Pro is 'storage that manages itself' — and we quickly discovered that that's exactly what it is. </p>
<p> The <a href="http://www.netgear.co.uk/rndnvx.php">ReadyNAS NVX</a> is the latest in a line of similar units from Netgear, aimed at home and small business use. The ReadyNAS NVX takes up to four Serial ATA drives in a number of configurations, and supports most common file serving protocols as well as several streaming media protocols. We reviewed the <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/hardware/storage/0,1000000999,39419831,00.htm">ReadyNAS NV+</a> around a year ago and were impressed with it, and this new unit continues that trend. </p>
<p> The <a href="http://www.dlink.co.uk/cs/Satellite?c=Product_C&childpagename=DLinkEurope-GB%2FDLProductCarousel&cid=1197367100808&p=1197318962342&packedargs=ParentPageID%3D1197318962321%26TopLevelPageProduct%3DConsumer%26locale%3D1195806691854%26packedargs%3DProductParentID%253D1195808623796&pagename=DLinkEurope-GB%2FDLWrapper">DNS-343</a> from D-Link is a small network-attached storage (NAS) appliance aimed at homes and small businesses. As well as networked storage, it features a built-in USB print server plus multimedia sharing capabilities. Although it costs less than other similar devices, it also has some quirks that could make it more difficult to manage and get the best out of — particularly for larger numbers of users. </p>