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Artificial Intelligence: Is it a reality?

There are companies out there working fast and furious to develop artificial intelligence in computers and what will that mean for our human society?  Will developers develop themselves out of a job?  Can computer artificial intelligence evoke human emotion and move people to buy products and services? If so, I am out of a job. In all seriousness, it will be interesting to see the applications and if it will …Read More

SSD vs. HDD – Minimizing the Risk of Data Loss

This post is a continuation of the series on Solid State Drives (SSDs) and their role in enterprise storage.  In the first post, I discussed the differences between traditional HDDs and SSDs.  In the second post, I looked at the challenges associated with data destruction and asset disposal. In this post, I will discuss: How to minimize risks associated with data loss How to minimize risks associated with data destruction. …Read More

Ontrack PowerControls 6.1

Kroll Ontrack announced the availability of Ontrack® PowerControls™ version 6.1. This enhancement supports Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010, giving users the ability to open and read SharePoint 2010 data and connect to SharePoint 2010 targets. From recovery and restoration to migration and consolidation, Ontrack PowerControls 6.1 provides complete support for the SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010 environment, in addition to complete support for Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007 and …Read More

Enhanced Data Recovery Customer Portal Streamlines the Data Recovery Process

Secure Web Interface Provides Customers with Transparency and Improved Usability Recently, Kroll Ontrack announced the release of its enhanced data recovery online customer portal to maximize transparency and streamline the user experience during the data recovery process. The secure Web site, which allows Ontrack Data Recovery customers to easily view the status of their data recovery in real time, the quality of their recoverable files, job details and customer service contact information, is …Read More