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EMC battles rogue backups, pushes storage convergence

With a new set of hardware and software releases, EMC is promising to simplify its customers' storage infrastructure by combining different types of operation into a single EMC system.

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Study: Management blocking IT projects due to rampant "fear"

As IT projects are killed left and right, 8 percent of the workforce insists that the photocopier is out to get them.

Don't forget to back up your PC before trying Windows 8.1

Tales of installation woes drive home the point: Back up your system before trying out Windows 8.1.

Review: Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery now handles RAID and Outlook

This capable, easy-to-use, and colorful data recovery program covers all media, including flash and optical. It wasn't perfect at flash recovery, though, and the advanced editions are costly.

Review: Easeus Todo Backup Free is the most comprehensive free backup

Though it spawns a lot of background services, Easeus Todo Backup Free is powerful and handles all the imaging and file backup chores most users will need.

With an SSD, backups are more important than ever

It's a lot harder to recover data from a dead solid-state drive, so plan accordingly.

How to build a bulletproof cloud backup system without spending a dime

The no-cost guide to backing up photos, documents, and more.

Review: R-Drive Image backs up anything

A svelte and super capable imaging program with very reliable performance.

12 easy PC tasks you should be doing (but aren't)

The excuses end here! Get your PC into tip-top shape by performing these 12 simple tweaks.

Cloud-based backup: Is it right for long-term storage?

Eugene Bartley wanted to know if his files would eventually disappear from a cloud-based backup service.