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Managed Services Spending Continues Aggressive Growth in 2018

January 30, 2018 by Area 51 Data Solutions
Managed Services Spending Continues Aggressive Growth in 2018 JAN 24 2018 POST COMMENTS BY CHARLES WEAVER   If the news from Gartner did not confirm this, then this data point definitely should. According to researc.....

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Forever 21 Found Malware and Encryption Disabled on its PoS Devices

January 4, 2018 by Area 51 Data Solutions
Is your PoS system safe? Check out this article and find out! https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/forever-21-found-malware-and-encryption-disabled-on-its-pos-devices/d/d-id/1330730  .....

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Thin Clients 101

December 6, 2017 by Area 51 Data Solutions
Thin Clients 101 December 6, 2017 10:46 am A bank of computers utilizing thin clients. Also sometimes referred to as a lean, zero or slim client, a thin client is a computer or computer program that heavily depends on a server .....

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Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: 4 Environmental Threats

November 2, 2017 by Area 51 Data Solutions
Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: 4 Environmental Threats November 2, 2017 8:35 am Like we’ve discussed, the average hard drive has a lifespan of 3 to 5 years.  But there are environmental factors that can significantly shorten t.....

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Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: Capacity

October 2, 2017 by Area 51 Data Solutions
Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: Capacity January 14, 2014 3:03 pm We now know a hard drive stores data.  It is the brain of your computer and holds the data your computer needs to function – operating system, software applicatio.....

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Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: Replacement

September 1, 2017 by Area 51 Data Solutions
Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: Replacement September 1st, 2017 9:21 am As we discussed in ‘Life Cycle of a Hard Drive:  Lifespan’, it’s a good idea to know how old your hard drive is.  It’s an even better idea to then pl.....

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Life Cycle of a Hard Drive: Lifespan

August 1, 2017 by Area 51 Data Solutions
The average lifespan of a hard drive is 3 to 5 years.  While many last longer, 5 years is really considered a milestone.  Therefore after the 3 to 5 year mark, the device should no longer be trusted with critical data.  When .....

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What is “the cloud”?

July 6, 2017 by Area 51 Data Solutions
The cloud, or cloud computing, is for storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of on or through your computer’s hard drive.  In the past, photos, files, music, etc. storage options were on physical.....

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