Monthly Archives: February 2014

Information on Web Security

As the technologies are advancing it has become very important for monitoring the organisation’s valuable and sensitive information. In an organisation for exchange of data and many other business details with the clients, business partners and vendors it is very necessary to use the internet. In various cases, during the transferring of the data the hackers compromise the transmission medium or network and they illegally gain the data. Web security is the computer security that is related to the internet that often involves browser security. It also involves the network security on the general level. The objectives of it are to establish the rules and the measures to use against the attacks over the internet.

A firewall acts as a main defense for your web security. It carries out the routine security checks and the blocking techniques which is done at particular time intervals which then helps to stop the attacks. For the web security many companies are also hiring third parties to review the procedures and policies of the company.

Data Deduplication

Data deduplication is a technique of identifying and removing numerous occurrences of the same data. Often, computers generate redundant data even without your knowledge. Deduplication is used to reduce the storage capacity requirements of a system by removing duplicate data. Data deduplication generates a reference to the saved copy remaining so as to ensure other systems which originally referenced the duplicate data are capable of calling up the original data.

With data deduplication, the redundant data is eliminated because it is no longer needed. Only one instance remains in the storage device, thereby allowing for a more efficient use of storage all through the network. Whether you are concerned about SQL server virtualisation performance or about costs, reducing redundancy is really important.

Data deduplication is not only ideal for recovery of storage capacity, it can also save your organisation money. This is because you will buy more disk arrays in case your hard disk arrays get filled up with redundant data without your knowledge. Data deduplication is one of the many data reduction processes which are used together to optimise storage and also reduce costs in an SQL server virtualisation or enterprise storage environment.