Exercises and Workouts – Three Secrets Elite Athletes Know About Recovery
RecoverySoft / October 8, 2018

As you go about your workout program, one aspect you will want to keep in mind is how your recovery is progressing along. Recovery is something that is a constant effort and must always be monitored for the best results. If you are not recovering, you will pay the price. You will not see… the strength progression you are after, you will not be feeling your best, and you may even come to hate the process of working out altogether. The good news is recovery is something you can work at improving. When you understand a few fundamental concepts, the process becomes much more comfortable. Let us look at three “secrets” all elite athletes know about recovery and what this means to you… 1. Recovery Is Not Constant. The first point you need to keep in mind is recovery will never be constant. For example, if what you are doing for one month is working, that does not guarantee it will do the same the next month and give you similar results. The reason may be during the following month; you may have a whole new circumstance you are working with. For example, you may have been given a job…

The Car Rental Industry
RecoverySoft / September 23, 2018

Market Overview The car rental industry is a multi-billion dollar sector of the US economy. The US segment of the industry averages about $18.5 billion in revenue a year. Today, there are approximately 1.9 million rental vehicles that service the US segment of the market. In addition, there are many rental agencies besides the industry leaders that subdivide the total revenue, namely Dollar Thrifty, Budget and Vanguard. Unlike other mature service industries, the rental car industry is highly consolidated which naturally puts potential new comers at a cost-disadvantage since they face high input costs with reduced possibility of economies of scale. Moreover, most of the profit is generated by a few firms including Enterprise, Hertz and Avis. For the fiscal year of 2004, Enterprise generated $7.4 billion in total revenue. Hertz came in second position with about $5.2 billion and Avis with $2.97 in revenue. Level of Integration The rental car industry faces a completely different environment than it did five years ago. According to Business Travel News, vehicles are being rented until they have accumulated 20,000 to 30,000 miles until they are relegated to the used car industry whereas the turn-around mileage was 12,000 to 15,000 miles five years…

Benefits of Disaster Recovery As a Service
RecoverySoft / September 20, 2018

In any business, especially in an IT firm, data is one of the key elements used in running daily operations. There are several ways in which a firm can store and protect its data. In the past, disaster preparation would often require IT staff to travel to off-premise data centers and / or copy corporate data onto tapes. However, advances in technology and computing platforms have enabled the creation of better and more scalable data storage mechanisms. These have paved the way for complete Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions that can be used instead of internal IT teams. When data is broken or hacked into, uncontrollable losses will occur. To prevent this, many companies opt to have in place disaster response measures and even dedicated teams for managing such situations. Today, you'll find two main categories of computing: cloud computing and hardware server-based computing. This includes the use of DRaaS or traditional backup methods to protect and store data. With current technology, DRaaS offers several advantages over traditional backup and disaster recovery methods. DRaaS is quite reliable and helps address many challenges, including mobility, portability and high performance, among other features. Traditional disaster recovery does not offer the…

Questions to Ask Your Potential Cloud Service Provider
RecoverySoft / September 6, 2018

Seemingly everybody is talking about cloud solutions, from small businesses to large Enterprises. It’s not hard to see why – the benefits over on-site deployments are numerous – rapid deployment, potentially lower costs of ownership, and reduced maintenance and administration, to name but three. For IT companies and Managed Service Providers (MSP’s) offering solutions to their clients, the cloud equals opportunity. Unsurprisingly, rather than investing the considerable time and effort required to develop their own cloud solutions from scratch, the majority of smaller IT solution providers instead partner with cloud service vendors to provide their clients with services ranging from CRM to backup. But one of the benefits of cloud services – rapid deployment – can also lead some IT companies to look at partnerships with cloud vendors with rose tinted glasses. If things go wrong with the cloud service, the first complaints won’t come into cloud vendors – they’ll come into the IT solution providers selling those services. For this reason alone, it’s important for IT Solution Providers to take a step back and ask potential cloud partners “What happens when things go wrong? And is it really the best solution for your business? Below are a few questions…

How to Restore Lost Files
RecoverySoft / August 17, 2018

Looking to find out how to restore lost files? Needless to say, you're no alone. How often have we accidently deleted files? How often have we done so without realizing until after the recycle bin has been emptied? Or how about losing data from a hard drive crash? The situations which result in lost information are seemingly endless, and the solution is clear – we need to know how to restore lost files. Luckily, there exists software that can handle the task. Yes, even after the recycle bin has been emptied. Yes, even after losing unsaved information after a hard drive crash and reboot. Yes, even after formatting your hard drive … and Windows has been reinstalled! Pretty sweet, huh? Now, does one need to have a hacker with data retrieval skills, knowing all there is to know about how to restore lost files like a techie geek from the FBI? Nope. The software program does it all for you, and there's no need for any skills at all, other than knowing how to click your mouse. This is how to restore lost files – with the right tool for the right job. Now you can rest easy and assured…

Best Methods Of Data Destruction On Computer Hard Disk Drives
RecoverySoft / August 11, 2018

We are constantly reminded of the importance of recycling. In the ICT industry, recycling of computer equipment can be useful for educational or charitable organisations. It can however be detrimental to the previous owner. Charitable establishments such as Computer Aid International will refurbish computers for reuse in various sectors including education, health and other non-profit organisations for the benefit of developing countries. It would appear Computer Aid International ‘wipe’ each hard disk drive, which is good news as it hopefully provides some certainty that data cannot be retrieved. However, it is doubtful that the ‘average’ user realises the risks involved by selling their old computer on websites such as eBay. They may delete all their files, re-install the operating system (OS) and possibly format their drive, yet the data will probably reside on the disk, typically in unallocated space. Data fragments may be present that could be used maliciously in the hands of a criminal; indeed data from any source i.e. any electronic device could be used maliciously. Discarding computer equipment without due care could lead to irreparable, financial, political and personal damage to the owner or organisation. A recent study conducted by Glamorgan University (source: Time Online website) revealed…

How to Get a 7 in Your IB Economics IA
RecoverySoft / August 7, 2018

How to Write an Economics IA Commentary Commentaries make up the internal assessment component of the IB Economics Course. This component is worth 20% of your final mark, but given the flexibility and time you are offered, there should be no reason why you can’t score a high mark in this section. The best part of commentary writing is that you can decide which concepts to write on. You decide which articles to choose. Furthermore, you are under relatively no time pressure, which gives you ample opportunity to revise and refine your commentary. This article is designed to guide you through: · How to choose an economics article · A systematic method of writing a commentary · A note on definitions · Key points to remember Choosing a good article In one sentence, this is the best advice I’ve heard about economics commentaries: “A good commentary turns non-economics into economics” What does this mean? It means that the article you choose should be predominantly “non-economics”, i.e. uses everyday language. However, there should be an opportunity for you to apply your economics knowledge to the article. Given this, follow these guidelines when finding your article: 1. Don’t choose articles that have…

The Different Types of an Exchange Backup
RecoverySoft / July 19, 2018

If you currently have exchange backup software as well as the server, you should know about some important things about the program. To start with, there are different types of them available and can range from copy to full backup. Also, you will see there's differential and incremental backup. However, the one you decide on can vary and depend on a few things. It can also depend on the type of information you have and want stored. Full backup programs are designed to backup your entire database. All log files as well as all of your databases are backed up and saved. Your data and all of your information are protected and are kept safe from computer crashes or other damage to your computer that would wipe it out. You only have to save your info one time on the backup and it keeps it stored, but you also have access to change what's in it and add info to it as well. Copy backup is similar to the normal backup process, and the only difference is that it will not mark files saved for incremental or differential backup. This simply means that you have the ability to copy any…

Backup To DVD: 8 Reasons Why
RecoverySoft / July 11, 2018

A backup to DVD gives you advantages that no other backup method can match. Here are 8 advantages you have when doing a backup to DVD: Low initial cost – These days, DVD writers are often bundled with new computers. Even if your computer does not have one built-in, you can get one for about $ 40. Not only that, but the drive can be used to make DVDs of your home movies, burn CDs with your music selections, or just to copy data. If you have a DVD writer for any of these reasons, the backup function is a free extra . Blank DVDs are cheap – Blank DVDs cost only cents per disk . There is no other medium that gives you the same cost benefit. If you plan on doing a regular backup to DVD, I recommend that you start out by buying a spindle of blank DVDs. Backup history – As you backup files to DVD, you build up a history of how the files have changed . This can really help you if you have accidently overwritten any files, or changed something three weeks ago to a document and need to see what the file…

Creating a Complete Data Protection and Restoration Strategy
RecoverySoft / July 4, 2018

Creating a Complete Data Protection and Restoration Strategy Backing up your data is the best way to prevent losing it. This method comes into play when you’ve suffered a system failure or hardware corruption. Your IT folks simply–or not so simply, depending on the method you used for backup–restore your data from the backed up files. No matter what you do, data backup is the most essential part of a data protection plan. But is there something you can do to potentially prevent you from losing your data at all? There are other steps you can take, in concert with data backup, to help protect your data. The best data protection strategy is to create a holistic plan that incorporates both prevention and restoration. With data backup as the cornerstone of your plan, there are about a half a dozen other actions you can incorporate across the board at your company. Run an anti-virus program to prevent and eliminate viruses that could take advantage of security flaws and compromise your data. Use power surge protectors everywhere to prevent power surges from causing hard-drive failure and potentially damaging your data. Always quit your programs and shut down your computer properly to…