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One vendor shears hard drives once lengthwise and once along the drive's width, severing the data tracks so that, in theory, data cannot be recovered.
Industry analysts have predicted that hard drives for consumer electronics will account for 40 percent of all hard drive shipments by 2008, up from 9 percent in 2003 and 15 percent in 2004.
They must find new ways, for example, to ensure data security to protect private data on a networked drive or prevent piracy of copyrighted content, to reduce hard drive acoustics for personal and in-home devices, to reduce power draw, to increase reliability and ruggedness, to enhance specific kinds of performance for specific kinds of data use.
Backing up to external hard drives is cost effective for environments with backup loads of less than 400GB.
DSC can also help with compatibility testing between the hard drive and optical storage vendors whose products are also becoming integrated into DVR units.
05 is designed for PC enthusiasts and computer technicians who want to extend the life of older PCs by adding a new or additional hard drive.
The first method involves long, sequential reads and writes that normally do not require the hard drive heads to jump around a lot, usually giving the best overall performance numbers for transfer rates measured in megabytes per second.
Putting hard drives in cable TV set-top boxes is a money-maker for cable operators, according to a new report to be released later this month by analyst Kagan Media Appraisals titled "The Future of Local Data Storage in Set-top Boxes.
Another advantage to native file format backup is that both files and applications can be run seamlessly direct from the backup drive and through the host computer without installing files or otherwise taking up hard drive space on the host.