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Removable drives: the fastest way to move data

Posted on February 7, 2018 by H.G. Blakeman

CRU removable drives are the industry standard for data security and data transport. Trusted by government agencies, the military, and major manufactuers, our reliable removables offer the simplest and best way to move large data sets.

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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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Free ebook: Intro to Removable Drives (2018 Edition)

Posted on January 15, 2018 by H.G. Blakeman

Removable drives provide a cost-effective and safe way to manage data for security, transport, growth, backup, and archiving.

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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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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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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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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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Mobile workstations are going places, and big data is coming along

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Chris Kruell

The mobile workstation is going places. Don’t forget to bring removable devices with it.

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Preserving your photo memories

Posted on January 23, 2017 by Chris Kruell

When it comes to memories, few might be more precious than the photos we take of family, friends and pets, of firsts and lasts, of special occasions and daily selfies, of vacation landscapes and neighborhood sunsets. Our life in pictures is sacred. We know this from our own experience, and from you sharing yours via our photo contests. Judging for 2016 is underway.

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