Assessing Your IT Downtime Risk: Can an Outage Happen to You?

Network downtime hurts Downtime hurts – it hurts your business, employees, reputation and workflow. For a small-to-midsize business, Gartner estimates that downtime can cost $42,000 an hour. Over the course of a year, 175 hours of downtime can cost more than $7 million – and that’s a ...

Data – It’s What You’re Doing Right Now

  Data may not something you give a lot of thought to – don’t worry, we do. Seagate Radio Spot: “Data” Whether it’s for business or for personal use, we see data as more than just information. Like the promo said – it’s the “worldwide sum of human experiences that you can draw ...

How to Setup and Operate Your Business NAS (Network Attached Storage)

Does your business need NAS? If you’re an entrepreneur or running a small business, you want to be ready to grow, right? And the most critical piece of infrastructure to make sure you can grow is the ability to manage all your data — the stuff you create, access, analyze or output. So you ...

Best Way to Get Your Business-Critical Files Anywhere, Anytime

Gather the team ’round the file cabinet and hand out the project assignments In the old days, all your employees might have worked on-site, nine-to-five. Those days are gone. These days your team’s on the road, at home, at a client or partner’s site — sometimes even at the office — but ...

What Kind of Hard Drives for Your NAS — No Matter What Brand NAS?

Need to upgrade your NAS? What kind of NAS? Of course you know Seagate makes some of the most respected Network Attached Storage solutions (NAS) out there today, with models specialized to serve whatever your varied business needs may be. But let’s say — just for the sake of argument — maybe ...

Use your NAS to back up your biz, now! (before it’s too late)

You know you need a backup plan You know your small office desperately needs a way to backup your employees’ important work. So you’ve decided to install a Network Attached Storage (NAS) system for your small business office. Good plan! NAS does much more than backup — it lets you centralize, ...

Need more capacity, performance and backup? How to set up a RAID NAS.

  What to do with all these disks? “Augh! My business is growing! I need lots more storage, and I need always-on backup! … Do I really have to learn how to set up a RAID??” What to do with all those disks? Do you know the difference between RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, […]

Six Features Every Small Business Network Needs Right Now — Business Storage

Simply put, small businesses need safe, secure, convenient, turn-key solutions for managing data. Small business owners and managers wear many hats, with very little bandwidth to deal with catastrophic data loss or performance and connectivity issues. In today’s connected world, they need cloud ...