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Automatically Email a File on a Schedule: How To

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If you want to automatically email a file on a scheduled basis, you can do that with the RNAS product line.  Any file stored on an RNAS appliance (or available via a share) can be automatically emailed using pop, Gmail, … Continue reading

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Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

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Cloud-to-Cloud backup is becoming more important for protecting data from crypto-viruses, user errors, and vendor outages. The RNAS series of appliances can be used as cloud-to-cloud (C2C) backup appliances.  Some of the reasons to do “reverse-cloud” or Cloud-to-Local jobs apply … Continue reading

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Case Study: Using High-Rely NetSwap devices for Archiving Arcserve UDP appliances

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Executive Summary:  Removable hard drive functionality can be added to Arcserve UDP appliances by installing a NetSwap device on the network.  This provides additional drive redundancy and can be used as an alternative or supplement to cloud storage. Case study … Continue reading

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NTFS large file compatibility problem between NetSwap hard drives and native windows environments

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Nature of problem: Apparent compatibility problems with large files (i.e >500GB).  For example files created by StorageCraft or similar software as would occur when backing up a disk to a full to an image.   If the hard drive is NTFS … Continue reading

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Got Data Clog Problems?

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Solve it with HR’s SpeedSeed(tm). A “Data Clog” can occur when one NAS device is replicating data to a cloud service or another NAS device through the internet, and it is interrupted. This can occur because of flakey internet connections, … Continue reading

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10 Reasons why Removable Drives are Better for BackUp than Cloud or Conventional NAS/BDRs

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Removable drives are better than cloud services and conventional NAS/BDRs for Data BackUp because: 1. They are invulnerable to remote or virus attacks (when removed). It’s simple, it can’t be manipulated, deleted, or otherwise hacked  if it’s powered off or … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Cloud Computing Backup Makes Sense

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Like many of you, I’ve viewed the cloud computing backup hype with rolling eyes.  Tonight I viewed a presentation by Amazon S3 executive that, while 45 minutes long, I felt was worth sharing.  It convinced me the cloud computing backup … Continue reading

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September/ October Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems September/ October Newsletter. 2 Bay Netswap Mini Now Available! Statement of HIPAA Compliance & High Rely Products.

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August Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems August Newsletter. Highly Reliable Systems August Special: Free Shipping on orders over $3000. Backup for Small Business? Backup Protection for Cryptolocker.

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June/ July Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems June- July Newsletter. Highly Reliable Systems Slimline Special & Largest Hard Drive Removable 18TB RaidPac Now Available.

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May Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems May Newsletter. New- BNAS Mini Now Available! Plus 4 things You Have To Know About Encryption.

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April Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems March Newsletter. New- Intelliback Software

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March Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems March Newsletter. 8 Bay Special Pricing.

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11 Minute Backup Appliance Overview Webinar

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There are plenty of BDRs, Backup Appliances, NAS boxes, and USB “whatever” to back your data to. But have you run into problems such as quality, speed, or cost? Why not choose a Backup Appliance? There’s no need to put … Continue reading

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February Newsletter

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Highly Reliable Systems & StorageCraft

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January Newsletter

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Happy Holidays from High-Rely!! In this newsletter we discuss how frequent seeding saves money in remote backup strategies.

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ChannelPro Limited Offer on Network Attached Removable Disk Backup Appliance

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Highly Reliable Systems is the leader in network and direct connected removable disk backup.  Become a reseller and get special ChannelPro pricing for 1 year, along with a great one time dealer demo price. Use Promo code “ChannelPro”by January 15th and get:  … Continue reading

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November & December Newsletter

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In this newsletter we discuss cost comparison of Cloud vs. Local Backup. Also, we spotlight one of our resellers from San Diego and how Highly Reliable Systems has filled their clients on-site backup needs.

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October 2013 Newsletter

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In this months newsletter we release the details of our new Replication & SpeedSeed features in our Network Attached Plus products.

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Protect Your StorageCraft Images

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Removable Drive Support for Imaging: How does Automatic Mirroring Technology (AMT) along with removable drives help you protect your Storagecraft images?    First you can create “seed” drives to speed up your intitial replication offsite.   Secondly you can create extra copies … Continue reading

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Tape Sales Decline again in 2012

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According to Santa Clara Consulting Group, the total of all tape drives sold  in 2012 was 392 million with LTO tape drives representing 94% of that number.  In 2011 the number was 557 million, which shows a that tape sales … Continue reading

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Low Cost Storage

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Cloud Backup is the emerging standard for protecting data.  We’ve embraced it big time with our new NetSwap + and RAIDFrame + product lines.  But keeping large amounts of backup in the cloud is not “low cost storage”.  Removable drives … Continue reading

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Storing Raw Removable Disk. The 4 Drive Archival Case

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Is Storing Raw Removable Disk in your Archive or Backup Strategy? High-Rely 4-Drive Archival Cases provide protection  for raw removable disks. The popularity of backing up to “raw” removable hard drives has lead to the release of these stackable, 4 … Continue reading

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Workstation Backup Appliance Dedupes for Under $900

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Highly Reliable Systems, Reno NV announced that they are shipping a NAS with an integrated removable drive based on Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008R2 Essentials. The “Workstation Backup Appliance” (WBA), has 2TB of deduped internal storage, along with Microsoft software to … Continue reading

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FirstRAID DAS gets USB3 port, increased mirror speed, Windows Software Management

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Highly Reliable Systems, Reno NV announced that they are shipping the fourth generation of their FirstRAID appliance in 4 sizes: 2TB, 3TB, 8TB and 12TB. The first two models automatically mirror the RAID5 array to a removable drive. Up to … Continue reading

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RAIDPac sets world Record

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Highly Reliable Systems has announced a high performance, high capacity backup system based on a RAID5 removable cartridge. Each removable “RAIDPac” used by the RAIDFrame enclosures holds up to 9 Terabytes (TB) of uncompressed data (15TB compressed) on a single … Continue reading

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