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  • Tech Explained - WD My Cloud

    Tech Explained - WD My Cloud

    2 April 2015, 21:24

    How My Cloud enables easy access to data anywhere, anytime.

  • Tech Explained - WD Red Hard Drives

    Tech Explained - WD Red Hard Drives

    2 April 2015, 21:24

    The hard drives for the discerning NAS user.

  • Thecus Windows Storage Servers

    Thecus Windows Storage Servers

    18 February 2015, 14:19

    Is a low-cost Windows NAS the right choice for your business?

  • Tech Explained - Samsung 3D V-NAND

    Tech Explained - Samsung 3D V-NAND

    3 September 2014, 09:11

    Why the new technology is so important for SSD development.

  • Tech Explained - The benefits of solid state drives

    Tech Explained - The benefits of solid state drives

    29 March 2014, 09:00

    Is it time to ditch the mechanical hard disk?

  • Tech Explained - What is a NAS?

    Tech Explained - What is a NAS?

    10 January 2014, 17:21

    The ins and outs of network-attached storage.

  • SSDs - SLC vs MLC

    SSDs - SLC vs MLC

    28 September 2011, 00:00

    Let's see what the differences between the use of SLC and MLC, mean to you.

  • Hard Drive Interfaces

    Hard Drive Interfaces

    4 July 2011, 00:00

    Let's see what hard drive interfaces mean to you.

  • Intel Robson Technology

    20 October 2008, 00:00

    This guide explains what Intel’s Robson technology is, why it matters and what currently supports it.

  • Perpendicular Recording

    20 October 2008, 00:00

    With hard disk capacities reaching some tough physical limits with longitudinal recording, as manufacturers struggle to improve aereal density of HDDs as they approach 1TB in capacity, the disk vendors ...

  • Solid State Drives

    20 October 2008, 00:00

    This guide explains what a solid-state drive is, how it works, where you’ll find it, and what the future holds for the increasingly popular storage medium.

  • PATA vs. SATA

    2 July 2008, 00:00

    Serial ATA, or SATA, is a relatively new storage technology that is now being adopted in computers. It is the successor to Parallel ATA. SATA allows for faster transfers between ...

  • Filesystems

    19 June 2008, 00:00

    OK, so you’re savvy to hard disks. You know what interfaces they have, you know whether one will work in your computer or not, you even know the difference between ...

  • RAID

    14 June 2008, 00:00

    In this guide we will be examining a popular method used for increasing the performance and reliability of your hard drives and data storage.

  • DAS & NAS

    14 June 2008, 00:00

    This guide covers DAS and NAS, what they mean, what they’re used for and how they’re different. We’ll start by looking at the technology, then move on to the ...

  • Readyboost

    1 March 2007, 00:00

    RAM upgrades are probably one of the easiest upgrades to do to a modern PC. Pop the case of, stick in some new RAM, put the case back on and ...

  • Ensuring you don't need data recovery

    27 September 2005, 13:41

    Data recovery company Disklabs has provided HEXUS with some top tips for avoiding the need for professional data recovery, and what to do if things do go a little... wrong.

  • Gigabytes and Gibibytes

    23 August 2005, 00:00

    If you've used a computer for any duration of time you'll have come across the terms “kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte” and so on. Then there's “kilobit, megabit and gigabit” to add ...

  • What is Data Recovery?

    9 August 2005, 00:00

    Data Recovery is the process of retrieval of inaccessible or corrupt data from digital media that has become damaged or has been corrupted in some way. Data Recovery can be ...

  • Gigabytes and Gibibytes - What you need to know

    5 August 2005, 00:00

    You might have seen Rys and I use the terms GiB, MiB and KiB around HEXUS in recent months, when talking about memory or data sizes. If you've hung around ...

  • PATA vs. SATA

    28 July 2005, 00:00

    Serial ATA is the next evolutionary stage in the development of magnetic storage media, it differs from PATA not only in the speeds attainable (150MiB/s to 600MiB/s as opposed to ...

  • RAID explained

    28 July 2005, 00:00

    RAID stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks and is used for a number of reasons including improving performance and reliability of your data storage. RAID, which can be implemented ...

  • Serial ATA - technology backgrounder

    19 February 2005, 00:00

    Serial ATA is rapidly taking over from parallel ATA in desktop PCs. James Morris explains why we need this new hard-disk connection