May 22, 2017
2.5" Western Digital External hard drive

Fixing an External Hard Drive

When an external hard drive stops working, there are a couple of basic troubleshooting tests. This post isn’t completely focused on fixing the drive, as the […]
April 21, 2017
computer data recovery hard drive

Computer Data Recovery Basics: Hard Drives and Solid State Drives

When you hear your hard drive clicking, when your solid state drive stops working for one of a myriad of reasons, or when your computer stops recognizing […]
April 5, 2016
usb flash device

False Capacity Flash Drives

A few weeks ago, a case came through Gillware’s doors related to a flash drive that was reading as 64GB in size, and yet would only save […]
March 25, 2016
degaussing

Degaussing and Sanitizing: Intentional Data Destruction

Degaussing a hard drive is the process of using a strong magnetic field to erase the data from the magnetic substrate of the hard drive platters. […]
March 15, 2016

Spotting Email Scams

This morning, our Technical Lead sent out a rather concerned company-wide email related to a potential malware threat delivered via email. The email in question was […]
March 7, 2016
run StorCLI command

Common RAID Performance Killers: Consistency Checks

February 29, 2016

Contracts for Managed Services: Building a Master Services Agreement

February 17, 2016

A Very Dangerous Hyper-V Check Box

First Off, Why Virtualize? For those of you familiar with Hyper-V or virtualization, feel free to skip ahead. For anyone else, this section will provide some […]
October 16, 2015

SSD Form Factor Buyer’s Guide