3 essential freeware disk tools

3 essential freeware disk tools

  Managing disks and files is one of the most common everyday tasks that IT professionals deal with. Sometimes it...

October 2nd, 2009 Michael Scalisi

Are backup tapes still relevant?

Are backup tapes still relevant?

To tape or not to tape? Is tape dead, or do tape-based back up systems still have have a place...

July 29th, 2009 James Gaskin

Taking care of tape

Taking care of tape

“If you went to the Royal Bank of Canada’s data centres and told them to switch from tape, they would...

September 25th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

No excuse for unencrypted laptops

No excuse for unencrypted laptops

Every year, more than 5,000 laptops are lost in taxis in London, New York, Chicago and other large cities. According...

August 18th, 2008 Andreas Antonopoulos

Opinion: Cryptic Reading

Opinion: Cryptic Reading

Encryption is hard. Case in point: the U.S. government, which requires its agencies to encrypt all sensitive data on laptops...

August 5th, 2008 Frank Hayes

Norton AV 11 works well on the Mac

Norton AV 11 works well on the Mac

Symantec Corp.’s new anti-virus software will help protect your Macintosh without hogging computing resources.Norton AntiVirus (NAV) is the 800-pound gorilla...

July 6th, 2008 Scott McNulty

Shopping cart: A survey of storage products

Shopping cart: A survey of storage products

Product name: OpenTech Systems Inc.’s DR/Xpert for DB2 Description DR/Xpert is designed to automatically manage image copies of DB2 databases....

April 3rd, 2008 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Gartner stats show disk sales increase

Gartner stats show disk sales increase

Sales of external controller-based disk hardware is on the rise with EMC Corp. dominating the market, according to a recent...

December 6th, 2007 Greg Meckbach

Optimize Windows by tweaking virtual memory

Optimize Windows by tweaking virtual memory

SAN FRANCISCO - If you poke around tip sites, you'll find a lot of myths and harebrained theories about optimizing...

June 14th, 2007 Scott Dunn