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2013-09-24 23:25:07

Defragmentation speeds up systems, extends the life expectancy of hard disks and provides increased security. And not just in Windows 8.1, but also right back to Windows XP. Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Berlin-based O&O Software GmbH, a specialist in data security and data recovery, today releases the new version of O&O Defrag. For more than 15 years, O&O Defrag has been the program that optimizes computers long-term and by doing so saves customers time and...

2012-10-15 11:30:39

LONDON, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- openBench Labs evaluation shows up to 98% fewer physical I/O requests on servers, data throughput up to 5X faster on workstations, server throughput increased 130%, idle CPU time increased 100% with Diskeeper 12 vs. Microsoft Windows built-in utility for Windows 7 and Server 2012 Condusiv(TM) Technologies, formerly Diskeeper Corporation, the leader in high-performance software optimising technology, people and businesses, today...

2011-11-16 07:01:00

LONDON, November 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By Naveen Louis, Diskeeper Tech Consultant A recent survey conducted by Vanson Bourne on one thousand UK companies suggests businesses are on average backing up to tape once a month, with one rather alarming statistic from the same survey showing 10 percent were only backing up to tape once per year. Although Cloud backup solutions are becoming more common, still the majority of...

2011-08-25 06:44:00

LONDON, August 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The most managed dynamic of any business is and has always been the "speed of process". In the industrial age, speed of process was about mass production. Corporations dictated to consumers, product lines were well defined and there were a lot less to choose from. All consumer information came from either mass media ads or a few friends and family. The information age turned everything on its head. Now, consumer needs dictate...

2011-08-16 08:06:00

LONDON, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data files could be considered the lifeblood of an organization as they are essential to its operation. Delays or failures of data backups expose this essential lifeblood to potential loss causing the maximizing of backup speed to rank high on most IT manager priority lists. An effective, thorough defrag [http://www.diskeeper.com/defrag ] solution is an important first step in meeting that priority. IT professionals understand the...

2011-08-04 06:05:00

LONDON, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the significant complexity and breadth of the software and hardware used in modern storage environments, from disk-level technologies to massively scalable network storage facilities, there are many myths and misconceptions regarding the continuing need for a solution to fragmentation. Although, it is understandably easy to accept many of them as replacements for eliminating fragmentation as many seek to solve the same issue, the...

2011-07-28 04:51:00

LONDON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Storage Area Networks or SANs are designed to excel at optimizing access however data performance can still suffer due to file fragmentation in the OS environment and SANs may be "unaware" of such fragmentation. The obvious solution is to defrag [http://downloads.diskeeper.com/pdf/Performance-Windows-SAN.pdf ] the OS file system, but that alone does not completely resolve data performance degradation. Since fragmentation consists of...

2011-05-25 07:51:00

LONDON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Anderson, Network Manager for Cramlington Learning Village School, gave his feedback on how Diskeeper(R) dramatically cut their server backup times in half. The School which has been graded 'outstanding' in the last three OFSTED inspections had the problem of backup times taking four days to complete. "Symantec BackupExec V12.5, our primary backup application, was taking considerable amount of time to backup due to file fragmentation....

2011-05-19 06:55:00

LONDON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An unprecedented number of IT users recently revealed that they are being instructed against defragmenting their SANs. This misinformation comes apparently from their SAN providers. Mandeep Birdi, Technical Presales Consultant from Diskeeper Corporation Europe has reported an alarming number of IT decision-makers are under the impression they don't need to be concerned with fragmentation issues in their SAN environment. He comments "This is a...

2011-04-28 05:57:00

LONDON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Why Your Solid State Drive is not as Fast as it Used to be SSD hard drives are becoming increasingly more popular. Many portable devices such as laptops, PDA's, Tablet PC's and Netbooks are being used with SSDs. Although prices are still astronomically high - a 1TB SSD setting you back a mere GBP3000 - sooner or later the prices will fall into a more accessible range and they will become far more widely used. Of course solid state...