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Save 72% on RAVPower's 16750mAh External Battery Power Bank - Deal Alert

Automatically detects and delivers the optimal charging current for any connected device- ensuring the fastest and most efficient charge. With the current 72% discount this device is listed for just $31.99 on Amazon.

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48% off APC Back-UPS Pro Uninterruptible Power Supply - Deal Alert

The Back-UPS BR1500G offers guaranteed battery backup and surge protection for high performance computer systems, networks, external storage devices, game consoles and other electronics, and is currently offered at a 48% discount.

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How to use Windows 10 backup and recovery features

Sooner or later, you’re going to experience a hard drive failure. Don’t panic -- there’s a good chance Windows 10 will let you restore seemingly lost documents and files

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HR vs. IT: A backup bout goes three rounds

HR and IT duke it out over missing files, and only one winner can emerge from this fight

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Backblaze lights up cloud storage with dirt-cheap prices

Backblaze slashes prices on cloud storage to a half-cent per gigabyte per month, but the lack of Amazon API compatibility might limit its appeal

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Microsoft Azure Backup extends reach to VMs and PCs

Now in general availability, Microsoft's Azure-powered enterprise backup solution encompasses VMs, desktops, Windows, and Linux

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Cloud backup: Don't rely on your provider alone

Cloud providers take care of your data, even in disaster. But you shouldn't leave the job solely to them

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How to make cloud backup a no-brainer

It's time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

Microsoft slashes backup power costs with lithium-ion batteries

The company designed a system that's five times cheaper than a traditional data center UPS

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Don't let the cloud become your next data prison

Data portability is your key to keeping vendor lock-in from following you into the cloud

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Review: Microsoft's hybrid cloud storage -- overpriced, underwhelming

Microsoft's Azure StorSimple backup and DR solution offers compelling Azure integrations, but the high price and absence of local management hold it back

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We didn't nuke your files; we, er, mislaid them

A rookie technician snatches salvation from the jaws of destruction, all while running on too little sleep

The InfoWorld guide to disaster recovery done right

This comprehensive guide walks you through every step you'll need to take to preserve your data before disaster strikes

EMC gives VMware admins the reins to replication and recovery

RecoveryPoint for VMs is all software and will work with any type of storage, EMC says

Dell targets the storage market with new software bundle

The package of acquired technologies is Dell's first play at becoming a full-fledged storage software vendor

Are users hoarding data? Here's where to put it

If you're maintaining data not accessed since the Clinton Administration, there's a place for it -- and it should ease data migration in the future

HP's Federated Catalyst lets users combine backup systems

The software can pool resources across StoreOnce 6500 nodes and is headed for other systems

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