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How to Reduce Document Storage Costs Through Digital Transformation

How to Reduce Document Storage Costs Through Digital Transformation

Small businesses are getting smarter about managing their document storage costs. Reducing document storage costs can be a real boon for businesses, especially smaller businesses who need to be extra careful with their cash flow. Digital transformation offers many benefits to businesses of all sizes including the opportunity to reduce document storage and retrieval costs.…

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6 Insightful Records & Information Management Articles for SMEs

6 Insightful Records & Information Management Articles for SMEs

Get greater insights into Records Management. We publish new articles on our blog regularly each month to provide insights, guidance and help businesses of all sizes attain a better grasp on Records Management and related topics. Of course, in today’s hyper-velocity information age where everyone seems to be time poor and overwhelmed by information, valuable…

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The Worst Industries for Information and Data Leaks

The Worst Industries for Information and Data Leaks

The Worst Industries for Information and Data Leaks As the power of the World Wide Web develops, the number of information and data leaks increases too. There seems to be an ever growing collection of concerns regarding the protection of information and you should be concerned too. I’m not just talking about personal information and…

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Data Backup Storage – The Advantages of Using Storage Devices

Data Backup Storage - The Advantages of Using Storage Devices

Data Backup Storage – The Advantages of Using Storage Devices Computers play a large and unavoidable role in our lives. The more they get improved the more data storage space we need and the more data backup storage we then require. Almost every computer owner needs a place to store all their information. It is…

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What You Need to Know About the POPI Act Right Now!

What You Need to Know About the POPI Act Right Now!

What You Need to Know About the POPI Act Right Now! POPI Act? POPI Act is the Protection of Personal Information Act of South Africa, also known as the POPIA. The POPI Act aims to regulate how personal information is processed. The bill broadly defines personal information as anything relating to an “identifiable, living natural…

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Data Breaches & Information Leaks – How Safe Are You?

Data Breaches & Information Leaks - How Safe Are You?

Data Breaches & Information Leaks – How Safe Are You? How safe are you as a South African from data breaches and information leaks? We live in a world where information has become somewhat of a form of currency, one where every bit of data has its own value in a sea of unique data…

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The Importance of Backing Up Your Data at Regular Intervals

The Importance of Backing Up Your Data at Regular Intervals

The Importance of Backing Up Your Data at Regular Intervals Backing up your data is not that hard and having duplicate copies of your most important information saved in a remote location keeps it safe in case anything goes badly wrong with your computer.   When you think about it there are a number of…

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Disaster Recovery Planning 101 – Data and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery Planning 101 – Data and Business Continuity | Iron Mountain South Africa

Disaster Recovery Planning 101 – Data and Business Continuity Protecting data against disaster isn’t enough you need complete disaster recovery planning. Things happen. The laws of Murphy could be rallying against your data as we speak and there might be nothing you can do to stop them. So what if they do happen? Don’t get…

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Information Storage Solutions – Safeguard Your Information

Information Storage Solutions - Safeguard Your Information | Iron Mountain

Information Storage Solutions – Safeguard Your Information How to protect your business’s critical data and records. Every successful company knows all too well, the importance of choosing the right information storage solutions for the data that passes through it on a daily basis. To avoid any serious mishaps that could threaten the life of the…

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Backup Solutions – Choosing Between Cloud and Magnetic Tape

Backup Solutions - Choosing Between Cloud and Magnetic Tape | Iron Mountain

Backup Solutions – Choosing Between Cloud and Magnetic Tape It’s no longer a question of whether or not to back up data With the advent of technology, one is able to produce and curate inordinate amounts of data, crucial to day-to-day work, like never before. It’s no longer a question of whether or not to…

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Digital Imaging – What Advantages it Offers Your Business

Digital Imaging - What Advantages it Offers Your Business | Iron Mountain

Digital Imaging – What Advantages it Offers Your Business Advantages of digital imaging. There are many advantages you can enjoy by converting all your hard copy documents into digital images. Below is a list of immediate advantages that you will enjoy by converting your documents using digital imaging as well as longer-term advantages.   The…

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3 Common Questions about Tape Backup

3 Common Questions about Tape Backup | Iron Mountain

3 Common Questions about Tape Backup Why Tape Backup is Still a Great Choice Magnetic tape is a popular means of data storage, but there are still many questions that people have before choosing tape for their backup and archiving needs. We have selected 3 of the most commonly asked questions and answered them.  …

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Choosing a Backup Storage Provider – 5 Things To Know

Choosing a Backup Storage Provider - 5 Things To Know | Iron Mountain SA

Choosing a Backup Storage Provider – 5 Things To Know Choosing the right data backup and storage provider for your company has become a major challenge. Online cloud storage providers are popping up all over the place pronouncing that “tape is dead” and “all you need is the cloud”. But what about compliance issues and…

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Information Storage Traps That Could Cripple Your Company

Information Storage Traps That Could Cripple Your Company | Iron Mountain SA

How You Handle Your Information Storage Can Make or Break Your Company Computer sciences have been transforming the way businesses handle their collections of essential data and information storage for years now. But what was initially hailed as a foolproof medium for managing data has brought about complications and concerns, which have become pivotal complications for many…

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How to Secure Your Data Through Digital Transformation

How to Secure Your Data Through Digital Transformation

Secure Your Data Today and Reap the Benefits Tomorrow Much of your business’s success has to do with how effectively your team manages to secure your data. Since computing has become a major part of your company’s administration, it is the digital content that you create and store throughout your company’s life that forms the pivotal point…

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Cost Effective Offsite Media Storage for Your Business

Cost Effective Offsite Media Storage for Your Business

Effectively Managing Your Company’s Collection of Data and Offsite Media Storage is an Essential Part of its Admin Correct offsite media storage can help you manage your company’s tasks more effectively and efficiently. It ensures that you can always find what you need, on time and without anything slipping through the cracks, and most importantly,…

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Protecting Your Company’s Sensitive Information in a Digital Age

Protecting Your Company’s Sensitive Information in a Digital Age

Tackling the Problem of Protecting Sensitive Information in an Age of Rapid Technological Advancement We live in a world that is developing quickly and information is the order of the day. Unfortunately, as blessed as we have been by the development of information technology, we as a generation have had some pretty difficult lessons to…

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Offsite Data Management for True Peace of Mind

Offsite Data Management for True Peace of Mind | Iron Mountain SA

Why Offsite Data Management is the Smart Choice Offsite data management is becoming increasingly popular as the digital landscape of business shifts rapidly with the rise of new technologies. While it has made the going easier with regards to logging, creating and storing certain quantities of data, the scores of benefits have also come with…

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Reorganise Your Records and Information Management and Save Money

How to Save Money on Records and Information Management in 2017

We take a look at how smart records and information management can save you money. Records and Information Management is an essential part of running a business. As economic pressures increase so too does the need to cut costs and streamline operations. Reorganising your company’s records and information management systems and processes can unlock many…

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Better Information Management Through Backups and Archiving

Better Information Management Through Backups and Archiving

For some, backups and archiving are the same. While this is not true, what is true is that together they can enhance your information management Backups and Archiving on commonly thought to be the same thing. In fact, they are quite different and they have different, yet no less important functions. The difference: In simple…

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How to create Google + and Twitter Account Backups

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Facebook is not the only social network that you should backup. As covered in the article, ‘How to make a Facebook Profile Backup’ it is becoming increasingly important for you to create backups of your social network accounts. While these backups may not be all that necessary for individuals, for companies and organisations that maintain…

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How to make a Facebook Profile Backup

Keeping track of your company’s Facebook records. While the adoption of social networks as marketing tools by companies was initially slow, it has accelerated to the point where few companies are without at least one social profile. The rise of social networking for business has brought with it many varied challenges. Not least among the…

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Computer Data Backups – A Beginners Guide

Data Backups for Beginners

If you have never done data backups of your computer before, here are a few simple ways to protect your files. Creating a data backups of your files is not only relatively easy but it is a lot less expensive that losing your files and then trying to recover them. Few people worry about their…

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Data Tape Storage is Vital for Backups & Long-Term Archiving

Data Tape Storage is Vital for Backups & Long-Term Archiving

Data tape storage still going strong. Magnetic data tape storage has been around for decades and many companies still use them as their primary method of data backup. Some have argued that data tape storage has had its day and that they should be replaced by modern hard drive storage. Therefore, it may come as…

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