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Still Have IDE Hard Drives? Time to Move to SATA

IDE and SATA are different types of interfaces for connecting storage devices like hard disk drives to a computer’s system bus.  Since 2007, most new computer systems have SATA connectors and do not have IDE connectors. If your organization is

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Safely Retiring (or Duplicating) IDE or SATA Hard Drives Part 2

In the previous blog, I wrote about being able to take an ‘old’ drive and making copies onto new SATA drives. The question, after completing the copies, is what to do with the old drive, once it’s no longer needed. You can’t just reformat it — the data is still on a reformatted drive, and a dedicated thief can fairly easily recover the data from it.

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Safely Retiring (or Duplicating) IDE or SATA Hard Drives

Aleratec has launched a new duplicator and sanitizer that works with both IDE and SATA hard disk drives, which should be a great tool for today’s businesse and organizations.

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