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Restaurant & retail data? That’s something CRU can help you save and protect

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Chris Kruell

For those of us not in the restaurant or retail industries, eating out and shopping could mean good food (no dishes!) and new clothes. We’re sure many of you also like to patronize places that provide good service. That hinges on a variety of factors from personnel to internal process. And data.

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Self-driving cars and military maneuvers: data, data, data

Posted on March 15, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Intel announced earlier this week it will acquire Mobileye, a self-driving vehicle company in a deal valued at about $15 billion, as the tech giant pushes deeper into the growing autonomous vehicle market. Founded in 1999, Mobileye specializes in creating chips and software for self-driving vehicles, such as data analysis and mapping for autonomous systems.

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Free ebook: Intro to Removable Drives (Updated!)

Posted on March 13, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

What is a removable drive? Removable drives are a very cost-effective and safe way to manage data for security, transport, and backup. To explain the utility of removables in greater detail, we put together – and updated – this free ebook that explains everything you need to know.

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Laika uses CRU storage to transport their great movies

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Chris Kruell

While everyone is still talking about #envelopegate (It was the accountant, not Bonnie & Clyde!) we wanted to call your attention to Academy Award nominee, Kubo and the Two Strings. Created by Hillsboro, Ore.-based Laika, a stop-motion animation studio that specializes in feature and short films, Laika had been nominated for best animated feature film as well as best visual effects.

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How the Academy Theater gets their movies

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Many of us are thinking about the movies this week. Potential Oscar winners. Past Academy Award recipients. Timeless classics. Maybe even a few awful flicks we just can’t forget.

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CRU to make HIMSS17 conference rounds

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Chris Kruell

We are excited to participate in the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference, #HIMSS17, in Orlando next week, Feb. 19-23. This is where the best and the brightest in the world of health care IT get together to discuss various issues and trends. One trend that will never go away is how to work with data privacy and security.

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Digital investigation firm trusts CRU storage

Posted on February 14, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

CRU WiebeTech digital forensics tools are relied on all around the world for data capture. Investigators use our products to clone or study hard drives, but they also use our storage products to securely store the data they capture.

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Employee education is key to cybersecurity

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Chris Kruell

We spend a lot of money to secure our information. In fact, cybersecurity is one of the globe’s fastest-growing industries. According to Gartner, IT security spending will top $81.6 billion for 2016, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2015, and that market is expected to more than double in just three years.

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Announcing the winners of our 2016 Photo Contest

Posted on February 8, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

We're pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Photo Contest. With over 900 outstanding photos submitted, our judges awarded the Grand Prize to Sankar Ghose of India for the portrait "Highland Lass." Ghose will receive an RTX220-3QR storage enclosure. This RTX is designed for RAID backup and is ideal for professional or amateur photographers.

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Free ebook: RTX External Hard Drives

Posted on February 7, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

With CRU’s RTX series of external hard drives you can use any 3.5-inch hard drives, and quickly and easily swap them out. Our RAID storage allows you to run any software or OS you want, and with RTX’s convenient portability, you can move the device where you want, even offsite.

Our RTX line makes use of RAID storage to make two copies of your data simultaneously. RAID storage protects your valuable data, while keeping it accessible. No uploads, no downloads, and plenty of space.

We've put together a free ebook that details how RTX storage guarantees robust data security and data transport for businesses, IT departments, and creative professionals. Continue reading