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Why RAID5 and RAID6 still work in 2019 and beyond

Posted: July 18th, 2019 by Darren McBride

RAID5 and RAID6 still work.  Google “RAID5” and you’ll quickly find articles that warn you never to use it.  The claim is RAID5 won’t protect your data and is doomed to failure.  People even claim RAID6 (which protects against 2 … Continue reading

High-Sync version 8.23 Released

Posted: March 29th, 2019 by Darren McBride

High-Sync is a simple Windows based backup/sync program that can be run as a scheluded service to regularly update files in a wide variety of ways.  One license is included free with each RNAS windows based removable drive NAS products … Continue reading

Creating a batch script to run High-Sync in Unattended mode.

Posted: December 20th, 2018 by Andrew Krater

High-Sync: Batch Script High-Sync is presented as a solution wherein the user can let the application and its jobs run in the background with no interference, or input, by the user. However, there may be an instance where you would … Continue reading

General Data Protection Regulation GDPR and Backup

Posted: June 29th, 2018 by Darren McBride

Have you heard of the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR? Do you do business in Europe or with European citizens?  The GDPR regulation is intended to protect the privacy of individuals and has wide ranging implications for technology companies … Continue reading

Cloud-to-Local Backup – Reverse Cloud

Posted: June 1st, 2018 by Darren McBride

Cloud-to-Local Backup (Reverse Cloud) Provides Data Consolidation Cloud-to-Local backup deals with the increasing use of the cloud storage, including the possibility that crypto viruses can reach into and encrypt mapped storage.  This scenario, or an end user error of accidentally … Continue reading

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

Posted: December 19th, 2017 by Alejandro Castillo

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

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

Posted: December 13th, 2017 by Alejandro Castillo

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

12TB Hard Drives Available in High-Rely Classic trays and in RAIDPacs

Posted: October 17th, 2017 by Darren McBride

Seagate’s new 12TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD is now the worlds largest drive precision engineered to accommodate 550TB workloads annually. It has a market leading MTBF (mean time between failure) of 2.5 million hours and is designed to operate 24/7 … Continue reading

How to do Bare metal restore with Windows Backup using a NAS drive

Posted: July 18th, 2017 by Kelley Kirtley

The question about how to do a bare metal restore is more of a software issue than a Netswap hardware issue but essentially it’s just a matter of attaching to the Netswap NAS via UNC path during the restore.  Here … Continue reading

Seagate Announces NEW 8TB and 10TB Hard Drives

Posted: January 20th, 2016 by Derry Bryson

Seagate has recently announced two new hard drives: an 8TB and 10TB.  Both are enterprise class drives and we believe that both hard drives use perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) rather than shingled magnetic recording (SMR, like Seagate’s current 8TB “Archive” drive), … Continue reading

150TB RAIDFrame Computer/Network Backup Appliance Available

Posted: July 1st, 2015 by Kelley Kirtley

Highly Reliable Systems, the innovative American-made server backup storage experts, today announced production of their highly anticipated 120-Terabyte RAIDFrame 5000 server backup device and 96TB network-attached RAIDFrame 4000 NAS backup system. Utilizing the latest 8TB HGST Helium hard disk drive technology, High-Rely RAIDFrame backup appliances now deliver unprecedented storage capacities for computer backup and long-term retention. Continue reading

High-Rely MediStor Healthcare Backup System Revealed

Posted: April 13th, 2015 by Kelley Kirtley

Highly Reliable Systems, the innovative American-made computer backup storage experts, have today revealed their upcoming High-Rely MediStor backup system at the HIMSS Annual Conference in Chicago. Purpose-built for the healthcare industry, MediStor conforms to current HIPAA security rules and utilize FIPS 140-2 compliant software. The High-Rely MediStor series features backup and disaster recovery (BDR) tools such as local and cloud-based virtualization, hardware-level AES-256 encryption, and unlimited cloud storage with up to 7-year protected retention at audit-ready network operations center (NOC) locations. Continue reading

High-Rely DeltaSync File-Level Backup Technology Introduced

Posted: March 26th, 2015 by Kelley Kirtley

Highly Reliable Systems, the innovative American-made server backup storage experts, have announced today at CloudConnect the immediate availability of firmware release 2.13 which includes High-Rely DeltaSync Technology for NetSwap and RAIDFrame server backup appliances. DeltaSync is a file-level tracking feature that queues changes in memory, and promotes significantly improved synchronization times between High-Rely backup devices and their targets. Continue reading

30TB RAIDPac Backup Drive Announced

Posted: February 18th, 2015 by Kelley Kirtley

30TB RAIDPac the World’s Largest Backup Storage Drive Highly Reliable Systems, the innovative American-made server backup storage experts, are offering their 230TB RAIDPac, Removable Drive units to support their upcoming 120TB RAIDFrame DAS backup device. These portable RAIDPac storage devices combine the capacity of three drives in … Continue reading

High-Rely Debuts Amazon S3 Reverse Cloud Backup Device

Posted: February 12th, 2015 by Kelley Kirtley

Highly Reliable Systems, the innovative American-made server backup storage experts, today announced immediate availability for their NetSwap reverse Cloud server backup NAS. The High-Rely NetSwap family of network-attached appliances provide Reverse Cloud server backup for many popular storage accounts: Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, DreamHost DreamCloud, and Dropbox. Continue reading

High-Rely NetSwap Mini+E Backup NAS Debuts

Posted: January 23rd, 2015 by Kelley Kirtley

Highly Reliable Systems, Inc., the innovative American-made backup and disaster recovery hardware experts, today have announced immediate availability for their state-of-the-art 2-bay NetSwap Mini+E backup NAS server appliance, which includes versatile replication, two highly-removable drive trays, and hardware-based encryption. Continue reading

September/ October Newsletter

Posted: September 30th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

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

August Newsletter

Posted: July 29th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

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

June/ July Newsletter

Posted: June 30th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

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

Largest hard drive – Removable 18TB RAIDPac

Posted: May 6th, 2014 by Tom Hoops

We have finished our review of the 6TB Seagate hard drives with 340,000 tracks and determined them to be compatible with both High-Rely Classic and RAIDPac media. This means High-Rely classic trays can now hold up to 6TB max.  Plus, the … Continue reading

May Newsletter

Posted: April 29th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

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

April Newsletter

Posted: March 26th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

Highly Reliable Systems March Newsletter. New- Intelliback Software

March Newsletter

Posted: February 28th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

Highly Reliable Systems March Newsletter. 8 Bay Special Pricing.

February Newsletter

Posted: January 29th, 2014 by Alejandro Castillo

Highly Reliable Systems & StorageCraft

January Newsletter

Posted: December 19th, 2013 by Alejandro Castillo

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

November & December Newsletter

Posted: November 26th, 2013 by Alejandro Castillo

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.

October 2013 Newsletter

Posted: October 30th, 2013 by Alejandro Castillo

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

Removable Drive and Replication in one Backup Appliance

Posted: August 6th, 2013 by Darren McBride

Highly Reliable Systems, based in Reno, Nevada, has added replication to their NetSwap and RAIDFrame removable drive Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliances. Intended for backup, these products provide removable drive and replication in one backup appliance. Replication is block level, … Continue reading

Tape Sales Decline again in 2012

Posted: May 6th, 2013 by Alejandro Castillo

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

Seagate 4TB drives are on the Horizon

Posted: October 6th, 2011 by Derry Bryson

The Seagate 4TB hard drive exists. The engineers have their hands on them and are working to certify them for use in our products.  We can’t ship them yet, but keep an eye out here.  We’ll make an announcement when … Continue reading