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    Storage for Backup Target Server

    I unstand all those risks. I'm really interested in how to do DAS. I assume I need a card and some external housing. Can someone recommend those?
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    Storage for Backup Target Server

    What should I look for in DAS that can be expanded? I haven't got into that area before. The servers I have only have 4 drive bays.
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    Storage for Backup Target Server

    The data is going to be stored locally at the client and backed up locally. Replicated back to or office and stored. Equipment I have is still under warranty. I just need a way to add storage and easily grow it. I'm use to local storage on dell raid cards. I need something more...
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    Unitrends Alternatives

    Datto?
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    Storage for Backup Target Server

    No input? Was hoping someone could guide me in the correct direction
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    Storage for Backup Target Server

    Hey everyone, I'm looking at bringing some of my clients backups internally using Storagecraft. I have some older (4-5 year) Dell Tower Servers (T310 & 410) models as well as spare licenses of Windows Server versions. I need a way to have some direct attached or network storage that can...
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    Need Projector for Business Presentation

    Hey all, I need to do a presentation for some perspective clients. I need a projector for this. I don't want to spend a boat load since I may not use it really after this use. However nothing to say I can't throw it in the basement and use it to play movies/game in the future. Even wanted...
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    Backup solution for small dental office

    Most dental/medical are cheap. Selling Datto may not be feasible. However the Alto unit is free just pay for service. So depending on who was raping them for online backup it may make sense. I know some charge $3/GB for Dental/Medical online backup. If you need help reach out to me.
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    Backup solution for small dental office

    as another IT provider who supports dental offices, and my wife's office running dentrix. use system image built into windows. the dr and staff most likely will not want to take a hard drive home with them each night, so just leave it near the server. HIPAA rules do apply and you do...
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    The new Zyxel USG's are here

    cool, these units seem to be bulletproof. i have a few that have run for about 2 years now without a sweat. that wireless controller looks interesting, however not sure how good zyxel wifi is.
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    Why Are Commercial Rackmounted Servers So Long?

    if it doesn't have much data and limited use, the r210 series is good and you can use a cyberpower rackmount the 750va would power that thing and isn't deep. raid 1 should be plenty for a simple program. or even use SSD since the R210 are cheap.
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    Hard Drive for HP Onboard Raid

    The drives are kingstons. It's only used for the os. This is motherboard raid. How are Seagate constellations? No errors ib the hp array manager. Just the drive failed the client putt a new ssd in and it's set for queue to rebuild and it doesn't go past. I would like to just...
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    Hard Drive for HP Onboard Raid

    A new client called me with SSD in Raid on a microserver. The previous tech purchased 2 SSD in Raid1 and 2 2TB in Raid 1. They are not drives from HP. The solid state drives keep dropping out of the array so I suggested we use raid specific drives. I was thinking Seagate Constellations...
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    No More Outlook.com For Personal Domain - Now What

    Sign up for Office 365. $4/month for an Exchange Account. I am a reseller if you want to go through me. No way would you host in house for a single user.
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    Exploring HA options for a small network

    4-Hour isn't necessary. Well in my opinion. Most offices can still survive if they were down for a day. I wouldn't spend the extra funds. SAS is always standard for me. 4 300GB SAS in Raid 10 is plenty data for an office. Single VM is fine. The roles take up nothing. Look at Backup...
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