Simple Hard Drive Failure Recovery Tips and Tricks

Stay smart when your hard drive fails.

Stay smart when your hard drive fails.

No matter how you try to take care of your hard drive, it will definitely have the tendency to fail. This problem is indeed catastrophic especially if you have stored important files in your hard drive. However, not all files are unrecoverable. This is why you can still perform hard drive failure recovery in case you encounter as serious problem such as data loss due to hard drive failure. As much as possible, you should pay close attention to the signs of hard drive failure. You can definitely do away with hard drive failure recovery steps once you know the process of identifying the signs of failure. Continue reading

Mead Finds Cooperation Profitable

Although Mead Data Central Corp. has taken “a conservative approach” to implementing NCR’s Cooperation, the company is looking forward to a liberal application of the work-flow program, according to Gary Whitney, MDC’s director of systems evaluation.

MDC, a Dayton, Ohio, provider of research services, is in the process of migrating from mainframes to work groups. The company began using Cooperation about a year ago to create user-specific desktops.

Previously, MDC employees worked at mainframe terminals or stand-alone workstations equipped with software such as Continue reading

Hard Drive Recovery – No Need To Panic

An out of order hard drive may sometimes require a few simple checks to find out where the actual problem lies. And once you have pointed out the problem area, hard drive recovery would become much easier. One of the possibilities is that you might have damaged the hard drive itself. By inspecting the drive thoroughly and looking for damaged or broken areas, you would be able to find out yourself if that is the case or not. If you have ruled out this possibility after a careful analysis, you may then need to check your power cable and data connection cable. If replacing the cables doesn’t work, the next step in …

Multiplexer Market Burning Hot

mpmbThanks in part to the growing number of interconnected local area networks, data traffic now makes up a significant share of the mix of signals that corporations are sending through their T-1 multiplexers. As a result, T-1 multiplexer vendors are reshaping their roles and gearing up new technologies that will help speed data across the well-traveled T-1 path.

Although voice traffic once dominated T-1 lines, data traffic now accounts for about half of the signals routed by T-1 multiplexers, according to Curtis Price, market analyst for data communications at International Data Corp., a market-research firm in Framingham, Mass.

Service carriers have helped to bring more data onto T-1 lines — by reducing …

Team Always Comes First

tacfThe definition of groupware, while still evolving, is software that helps groups share information and ideas. In theory, this would seem a worthwhile pursuit, but according to users and experts, this type of work environment is not so easy to achieve.

“Ever since we were in kindergarten we have been told to work alone and not to look at anyone else’s paper,” said Lee Sproull, a management professor at Boston University and the author of several books on group relationships. Here in the United States, Sproull said, “we are accustomed to being rewarded as individuals for individual work and ideas.”

Users report that high doses of training and management are necessary for …