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Appreciating history of Switch Plates

Appreciating history is something many homeowners are learning to do with their homes these days. If you have moved into an old home, are you going to take away it's past? Or better yet, are you going to help it recreate its past?

From the switch plates to the banisters on the stairwell, every piece of an old house has a story to tell. If a home has been standing for hundreds of years, imagine the history it's had and the stories it could tell, if only it could talk.

When you…


Added by Patricia on July 6, 2016 at 12:33am — No Comments

Network Attached Storage System Enhance Productivity and Benefits

Computer networks have revolutionized the way businesses and organizations operate. Today, running a business without even a basic computer network is unimaginable. However, without the right storage solution, your company is at a disadvantage. Network attached storage (NAS) can provide some significant benefits, particularly for your information storage needs. Of course, storing data on a server is nothing new, but many companies continue to use a DVD/CD library in addition to their…


Added by Patricia on July 3, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Configure SNMP Polling Ability on Routers and Switches

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a key feature to enable on any cisco network device so you can gather stats and other valuable data from the device. SNMP data can be sent from a failing device indicating trouble, interfaces down, environmental data and simple configuration changes. Contacting a device and pulling data can also provide key data to show health, traffic, errors and state changes of interfaces. No matter the size of the network involved, number of devices or size of…


Added by Patricia on June 30, 2016 at 8:45pm — No Comments

4 File Backup Solutions For Your Consideration

No matter which of these file backup solutions you find most suitable for your needs, it's better to act in due time and prevent, rather than heal, especially when you have access to various affordable and reliable backup options.

Are you currently storing important files on your computer, such as personal data, tax information, work documents or priceless photo memories from all your trips? If your answer is affirmative, you are among hundreds of millions of people who live…


Added by Patricia on June 29, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Conversation About Virtualization Data Storage

One of the things I look forward to at conferences like Gartner Data Center is the opportunity to talk to real users about their infrastructure management challenges and what's important to them. Today, over a rather bizarre and very green chicken meal, I met Mike, IT Manager for Corporate Infrastructure and Data Center Services for a large aerospace and defense company. His goals for the conference included learning more about practical considerations and vendors/tools for…


Added by Patricia on June 28, 2016 at 8:04pm — No Comments

To get the best data storage company for your business

For a long time, most home computer users and business owners have been using onsite storage options to keep vital data manually. With the advancements in technology, this trend has been seen to take a new turn, with the introduction of the offsite data storage facility. Of course both of these methods have their own advantages and disadvantages over each other although the latter seems to be the better options of keeping large files from several computers due to its massive…


Added by Patricia on June 27, 2016 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Storage virtualization technology for businesses is a strong demand

Poor Balloon Boy. At first we took pity on him when we heard that he might be trapped in a hot air balloon thousands of feet above the Colorado skies. Then we became curious when we learned little Balloon Boy wasn't in the balloon at all, but hiding in his own house. Later, we got angry as the evidence indicated that Balloon Dad may have been making up the story all along.

You'd think that Dithmer, like these computer guys, would be telling business owners like me how great this stuff…


Added by Patricia on June 26, 2016 at 7:03pm — No Comments

A great solution to your online file storage

As online marketers, we all have many files that must be stored online. There are our product files, our ebooks, videos and audios for our courses and sales pages, etc. The problem, however, is that, when we use our own domain to store our files, we use up our server space and slow our servers down. (If you read the small print, there are very specific limits to even "unlimited" hosting plans, and when you exceed these limits, it can get very expensive.) The other issue is that most web…


Added by Patricia on June 25, 2016 at 1:01am — No Comments

Tomorrow's External Hard Drive:Secure Data Storage

Often, people think their search for a solution to protect themselves against a computer crash and loss of data stops at the purchase of a simple external hard drive. They could not be further from the truth; in fact, an external hard drive is merely a start if you are serious about backing up your data. External hard drives are, in effect, hard drives, and just like any other hardware, can develop faults over time, and can crash. For secure data storage, one extra hard drive simply does not…


Added by Patricia on June 24, 2016 at 12:36am — No Comments

The ideal storage solution for masses of small items

Storage is a major concern for many companies for two main reasons; buying storage units is expensive and the logistics of installing it can be a nightmare. However, it is a necessary expense for most companies so getting the best deal is a primary concern. The logistics of installing a storage system are extensive, and range from choosing the correct type of racking for your products to fitting in the correct amount of racking storage into your warehouse or shop.

The most commonly…


Added by Patricia on June 22, 2016 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Cloud storage service is keeping your data always available and secure

Cloud storage services can streamline many aspects of your business, allowing you to be more responsive to customers and business partners which directly correlate to a bigger bottom line. But what a lot of people do not realize is the fact that when you use the Cloud you not only get unlimited space for all of your work, but that you want to make sure it is in a safe spot, in the event that your computer crashes. But they also can guarantee that you have access to your files that you put on…


Added by Patricia on June 22, 2016 at 1:50am — No Comments

Online data storage can also help lower your costs

Over the past few years, various advances within information technology have provided computer users with a wealth of benefits, making various aspects of business more efficient and effective than ever. In regards to online file storage systems, computer users are provided with an innovative and reliable method of file backup which surpasses other forms of external hard drives and USB drives. For those who continue to use these outdated methods, now is the time to throw away your…


Added by Patricia on June 20, 2016 at 11:01pm — No Comments

The concept of Cloud migrated to a storage function

A generational shift happened ever since Cloud applications/storage/compute emerged on the IT road map. Cloud storage has 3 traits. To begin with the storage service must be over a network. Next the storage pool must allow for easy scalability without downtime. Last and not least the storage pool must be easy to manage especially when scaled.

So cloud storage is not just a storage rental available online. It's more about architecture, performance, and scaling where you add standard…


Added by Patricia on June 19, 2016 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Virtualization implementations are a perfect opportunity for SMBs

There is a worldwide movement afoot to get governments and companies all over the world to do more in decreasing business' ecological footprint. SMBs (Small and Medium Businesses) are now experiencing the same cost savings and ecological benefits derived from Green-IT initiatives that the larger corporations are implementing and reaping similar benefits from.

Green IT initiatives that feature…


Added by Patricia on June 16, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Cisco gigabit Ethernet switches technology

Cisco gigabit Ethernet switches will decrease the complexities of your technology department. This type of switch makes any type of adjustments or expansions very straight forward. When your setup is simplified, you spend less time and money focusing on IT issues and this allows your company operate effectively. By going through Cisco systems for your network needs, you will be accessing some of the highest quality products on today's market. When you purchase high quality products, you will…


Added by Patricia on June 15, 2016 at 8:15pm — No Comments

How to Choose The Network Switch Device?

The network switch is the most common network device implemented with company infrastructure and as such the selection of any new switches or upgrading is a key part of most network design projects. The Cisco network switch components include Switch Chassis, Supervisor Engine, Switching Modules, IOS/CatOS software and Power Supplies. The decision to buy new switches or upgrade equipment will be decided after considering the network assessment and design features specified. Wireless designs,…


Added by Patricia on June 14, 2016 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Three Different types of virtualization storage

Virtualization represents an abstraction from physical resources. All uses of virtualization are centered around this concept.

There are three major types of virtualization:

1.Server Virtualization

Without a doubt, the greatest advantage of server virtualization storage is cost. In addition to energy savings and lower capital expenses due to more efficient use of…


Added by Patricia on June 13, 2016 at 7:21pm — No Comments

How storage virtualization has caught on in a number of sectors

Over the past few years, hard drive capacities have only gotten larger to accommodate the needs of consumers and businesses alike. With the increasing sizes behind the options that many storage manufacturers offer, the files, programs and data that these storage mediums are often used for have only swelled in size as well.

Simply put, no matter how much space your hard drives, flash drives and other means of storage have gotten, it never seems to be enough these days.



Added by Patricia on June 12, 2016 at 6:45pm — No Comments

The movement to wireless lan switch is expected to increase substantially

Give your employees freedom to move and be more productive by going wireless. Wireless LAN equipment is giving new freedoms for workers who have always been tethered to their desks and workstations. The movement to wireless local area networks is expected to increase substantially over the next few years. The technology is here and many businesses are eager to have it.

Motorola Corporation, well known for its microprocessors, radios, and cell phone technology has become a dominant…


Added by Patricia on June 11, 2016 at 8:25pm — No Comments

What drives information storage technology is competition

Information technology has revolutionized business operations. In shaping the structure and functions of work organizations, plants, and office, modern information technology is considered one of prime movers among many industries. When one talks about technology, it brings up a whole exciting world of computers and the Internet. It also prompts terms like server, intranet, security, firewall and network. Other terms in its jargon are Ethernet, VoIP and more.

What drives information…


Added by Patricia on June 7, 2016 at 11:56pm — No Comments

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