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November 09, 2022 | 8 min to read

Deep Dive: What is Object Storage and How does it Work?

We covered the basics in our previous blogs. We already know what storage is, why everybody needs it, and what to consider when picking one for yourself. Now it’s time to get technical. What do you say?
What is Object Storage?
Detailed Guide on Object Storage: Benefits, Use Cases, & More

November 02, 2022 | 6 min to read

Zeroing in on the Ultimate Data Recoverability

In the first installment, we learned about the 3-2-1 strategy, with an extra 1 — signifying the importance of having an air-gapped copy of your backup data. With a comprehensive roadmap of where and how to store your critical backup data, let’s not forget where we left off with the all important 0. What about the zero?

October 18, 2022 | 7 min to read

Ultimate Data Recoverability – Part 1

Ransomware attacks are increasing at staggering rates. Ransomware impacted over 90% of organizations in the past 12 months, up from 72.5% last year. Despite continuous investments in cybersecurity and data protection, ransomware continues to put your data at risk. You can read more about these shocking statistics at VentureBeat.

September 29, 2022 | 3 min to read

Let’s Talk About Cloud Storage

Firstly, if you read our most recent blog series about various storage platforms, thank you. If you haven’t, I recommend checking out the third and final piece covering object storage and how it mainly benefits cloud users today (and very soon Object First’s on-premises customers as well!).

September 14, 2022 | 3 min to read

What is Object Storage?

Let’s do this, fam. It’s time for the last one! In our previous two blogs, we discussed the pros and cons of block and file storage types. Now, let’s be objective and discuss our final storage platform (spoiler alert: it’s also our favorite!).

September 07, 2022 | 2 min to read

What is Block Storage?

Block storage is a storage format that treats each volume as a separate hard drive. Its configuration is the responsibility of the storage admin. That is why it is called “block”: it organizes and structures the data as blocks with a fixed size.

August 29, 2022 | 3 min to read

File Storage: What Is It?

Storage is as necessary to technology as the human brain is to our bodies. The fact that you are reading this blog on our website tells me you already understand just how vital storage can be for business infrastructure. Whether it’s a primary, secondary, archive, or replicated, storage is a foundational building block in which all operations intertwine.