A year’s worth of dastardly data disaster dramas

Every year, data recovery vendor Kroll Ontrack released its top 10 list of data disasters, culled from real-life data dramas reported by its locations around the world. This year's list includes some dastardly

Published on: December 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Small merchants see value of data protection

Small businesses are increasingly realizing the importance of data replication and protection, according to an Oakville, Ont.-based company that provides hardware, software and online-based data management services.A few years ago, many companies might

Published on: November 11th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Cheap storage solutions can be costly in the long run

Do you back up your data? Nearly half of small businesses have learned the hard way why regular data backups are crucial, yet many still fail to backup critical data, or they cut

Published on: July 20th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Commit to “Loving” your data

By: Blake McConnell For most people, Valentine’s Day conjures up thoughts of candy, flowers and secret admirers. Well, here at Symantec, it makes us think about information. Yes, information. It may not be

Published on: February 14th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Privacy, communication top issues in ITBiz blogging contest

For the billion plus dollars Canadian tax payers paid for the recently concluded G20 and G8 summits, it would be nice if government leaders, especially our own, could have tackled the pressing issue

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to fix a feeble hard drive

Sooner or later, nearly every Mac user encounters a hard disk problem. Because the hard drive stores the data that enables your Mac to run, such problems can cause your Mac to misbehave

Published on: December 21st, 2009 Joe Kissell

Build an ironclad Windows backup without breaking the bank

Creating an effective backup for Windows is a challenge – largely because the OS lacks a powerful, simple tool like Linux's dd, for example. However, there are many options for establishing a worthwhile

Published on: July 8th, 2008 Mario Apicella