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How to Properly Test your Backups

Studies say almost 50% of backups fail during the recovery stage! If you don’t test your backups properly there’s an excellent chance you won’t be able to recover them successfully when you need to.   While most large companies test disaster recovery plans at least once a year, small business […]

Wesh 2 Exclusive Interview with Data Analyzer ...

Earlier this month, following the events of this year’s 2018 DefCon hacking conference in Las Vegas, Wesh 2 News visited the Data Analyzers headquarters in central Florida to interview Founder and CEO, Andrew von Ramin Mapp. The Defcon Conference is highly prestigious and draws famous hackers from across the globe […]

Retro Storage: Floppy Disk Experiment, Part 1

What is a floppy disk? Developed in the late 1960’s, the floppy disk is an extremely dated form of data storage comprised of a flexible magnetic storage disk, enclosed in hard plastic. Who still uses a floppy disk? Unless you work with legacy hardware or a retro enthusiast, almost no […]

Mobile Devices – Summer Tips

Even though summer 2018 is winding down, it is important to remember that things are still heating up! While the high temperatures may drive us to the pool or beach, we should be cautious in carrying our mobile devices, phones or cameras with us. Working in our field, we recognize […]

National Camera Day!

June 29th is National Camera Day, a holiday meant to celebrate the advancements in camera technology that allow us to never miss a moment; However, here at Data Analyzers, we take this day to appreciate the camera’s partner in crime: the SD card! What is an SD Card? The SD, […]

The age of portable storage

Back in the days when a Megabyte was considered an enormous amount of storage capacity and computers used to fill up entire rooms, the average hard drive weighed about 200 pounds. Over time, technology progressed and today most of us use portable storage devices (PSD’s). Portable storage devices PSD’s are […]

What is 3-2-1 backup?

A 3-2-1 backup strategy means having at least 3 total copies of your data. 2 of the copies are local, but on different devices and at least 1 copy offsite. The 3-2-1 backup strategy is the best practice, because it ensures that you’ll have a copy of your data no […]

How to Identify a Fake Memory Card

Memory cards, such as MicroSD cards, may not be bigger than a dime, but are capable of storing immense amounts of data. From favorite music and videos to all your photos from last summer vacation can be accessed instantly on a phone, tablet or any other device. Anytime, Anywhere. Isn’t […]

WD My Passport Pro: Well-designed portable RA ...

One thing is noticeable about Western Digital’s My Passport Pro – “portable raid” hard drive, its size and weight. The 2TB version we received to retrieve data from has a pair of 2.5-inch 5400-rpm drives, pre-configured in a RAID 0 for the greatest capacity and speed. It’s portable, but nowhere […]