Clouds Are Pretty, but for True Data Security, Go External

Celebrities have it tough. They often have to wait in long lines for the best restaurants and nightclubs. People are always stopping them asking for directions, life hacking tips or photo opportunities. If they don’t entertain us to our expectations, we will flog them publicly on social media ...

Should You Be Worried About Identity Theft?

Maybe. Backtracking a moment, I recently made this post about the recently released video game, WATCH_DOGS.  I won’t reiterate too much about that game, but suffice to say, after I saw this infographic on identity theft, I thought that it was pretty appropriate to highlight given some of the ...

Are hard drives and solid state drives really solutions?

. One word that is thrown around without much context is the word “solution.”  It seems every company is nearly every walk of business talks about the solutions they offer for business challenge A, or employee pain point B.  With so many solutions to so many problems, how does one ...

Three Reasons Why Seagate’s Rescue + Replace Plan Rocks Your Socks

In case you missed the hubbub, we recently announced our Seagate Rescue + Replace Data Protection plan being available to purchase on Amazon.com. Life Happens – Spilled coffee. Slippery fingers. Being left in a hotel. You never know when something will happen to your hard resulting in data ...

431 Petabytes – all in the name of safety and security

Deploying video as a means to provide public and private safety and security is nothing new. What is new is the incredible capabilities of cameras, software, and yes, storage that is bringing video security to the next level. StorageNewsletter.com covers the latest IHS research report ...

Are large enterprise companies adopting cloud from the inside out?

Do you see the trend in this slide by TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research? For one, internal private cloud remains the top priority for many enterprise customers from a cloud investment perspective. BUT, it is losing ground to the 2nd most important need:  assessing Cloud Providers.  Is this ...

[Infographic]: What keeps cloud data center operators up at night?

What keeps cloud data center operators up at night?  That was what we were trying to figure out. Business and technology decision makers often focus on factors such as performance and uptime when investing in new solutions. However, as the amount of data that companies collect grows, ...

[Infographic:] Hackers responsible for 62% of biggest data breaches

When I first saw this infographic by InformationIsBeautiful.net, I did what any normal paranoid consumer would do:  scan the graphic for names of companies I use, and/or do business with.  I found a few.  Luckily, I was aware of the breach at the time, and took the recommended steps to protect ...

It’s all in a day’s work: Save 40 hours and Thousands of dollars

Guest post by Aubrey Muhlach Global Marketing Manager – Security Seagate Technology What do you store on your computer? Personal bank documents, social security numbers, photos from your freshman year at college – not exactly what you’d want floating around for just anyone to see. How ...

10 reasons the cloud and food are one in the same

Working on cloud for Seagate, I spend a lot of time trying to explain what cloud is to friends and family who have no idea what I am talking about.  It’s no fault of their own. Sometimes the concept of cloud can be confusing to people, especially those that dont spend a bulk of their […]

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