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Free ebook: PCIe Removable Drives

Posted on February 5, 2018 by CRU

For years, CRU has been supplying removable drives for HP, Dell, and other computers purchased by Federal agencies, military organizations, and government entities around the world. For the most part, our customers have been using SATA hard drives and SSDs in their removables, though, we still provide removable devices to organizations with legacy applications that use, for example, SCSI and IDE interfaces.

The reasons are always the same: our customers want a simple, rugged solution for data security and/or data transport. 

As storage technology continues to evolve, so have CRU removable drives. The most recent innovations in the world of storage have been with speedy flash memory and SSDs. While there are SSDs that use the SATA interface, PCIe/NVMe SSDs have been used for a few years in laptops and other computers. These drives are either soldered directly to the motherboard or installed into a PCIe slot. PCIe/NVMe drives come in various physical sizes and capacities and have about an 8x speed advantage compared to their SATA counterparts, so naturally, people want to take advantage of the performance gains. 

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New year. New data. New threats. How secure is your organization?

Posted on December 19, 2017 by CRU

These days, hacked is considered a four-letter word for most organizations, and one that in one form or another was all-too-common uttered and experienced in 2017. According to a recent AT&T Cybersecurity Insights report, almost 80 percent of the global organizations surveyed said they had been adversely affected by a cybersecurity attack in the past year.

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Posted on October 17, 2017 by CRU

NCSAM was created in 2003 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Cyber Security Alliance to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safe and secure online. The goal of NCSAM is to increase the awareness of the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape and bring attention to different steps people can take to protect their information.

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Reliable and timeless count when it comes to data security

Posted on September 25, 2017 by CRU

You might have noticed that hacking and massive data breaches have become a thing. Equifax. Target. Home Depot. The federal Securities and Exchange Commission. U.S. voter databases.

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There’s no way to prevent natural disasters. But you can be prepared.

Posted on September 21, 2017 by CRU

Fires. Hurricanes. Tsunamis. Tornadoes. Typhoons. Earthquakes.

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CRU technology for military IT

Posted on August 29, 2017 by CRU

As you might suspect, the IT challenges that accompany certain aspects of the federal government, such as the Department of Defense, are immense.

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The Cloud and CRU removable drives

Posted on August 23, 2017 by CRU

Removable drives like ours fit well into workflows that include cloud-based storage or applications. They’re the bedrock for foolproof onsite backup, and they provide a speedy and efficient way to seed a cloud environment.

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Internet of Things? Unavoidable. Be knowledgeable, prepared

Posted on July 20, 2017 by CRU

By 2020 – a mere three years from now – research has projected there will be more than 20 billion connected devices on the planet. That’s an average of roughly four per person, ranging from tablets to eyeglasses and houses to cars. The Internet of Things is expected to transform everyday life as we know it in areas ranging from home comfort to health care.

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Keeping military data safe and secure

Posted on July 17, 2017 by CRU

We have been spending time this year at technology events that are taking place on US military bases, usually in partnership with HP or Dell, to make sure our customers are aware of newer products such as our DataPort DP27. For the next couple of weeks, we’ll be in Germany at a variety of events on US bases located there.

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You can run, but you can't hide from your digital footprint

Posted on June 20, 2017 by CRU

From hacking in the news to Harvard rescinding its acceptance to at least 10 students over controversial Facebook posts, you likely have been hearing lately about your digital footprint and digital forensics.

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