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For Sale – 2.5″ HDDs (1-2TB), Herschel MacBook Case, Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter…etc

HGST Travelstar 7K1000 1TB – £55
It has a little use as a backup HDD. Mint condition no bad sectors. Excellent upgrade for laptops and Playstation.
Travelstar™ 7K1000 is the industry’s only seventh-generation 7200 RPM mobile hard drive and ideally suited for notebook PC upgrades and portable, high-capacity personal storage products. At 500GB/platter, this 2.5-inch hard drive offers a 1TB capacity and leverages Advanced Formant, which increased the physical sector size from 512 bytes to 4,096 (4K) bytes to improve drive capacities and error correction capabilities. The Travelstar 7K1000 is the industry’s first high-performance 1TB 2.5-inch HDD with a 6Gb/s SATA interface and delivers the highest mobile HDD performance in PCMark© Vantage benchmark testing.

Samsung/Seagate ST2000LM003 Spinpoint M9T 2.5″ HDD SATA III 6GB/s 5400RPM – £75
The Samsung Spinpoint M9T mobile SATA drive delivers high capacity in a thin design to give customers the ideal solution for external and mobile applications. The 2.5-inch drive is just 9.5mm thin and available in 2TB capacity.
Features
• Capacity: 2TB
• Interface: SATA 6Gb/s (3Gb/s, 1.5Gb/s)
• Rotational Speed: 5400-RPM class
• Cache: 32MB
• Max. 667GB formatted capacity per disk
• SATA Native Command Queuing feature
• TuMR/PMR head with FOD technology
• SATA 6Gb/s interface support
• Load/unload head technology
• ATA Security Mode feature set
• ATA S.M.A.R.T. feature set
• SilentSeek™
• NoiseGuard™

2x Inateck USB3.0 External HDD Enclosure for 2.5″ HDD (7.5mm, 9.5mm) Support UASP, SATA III 6GB/s, SSD optimized – £10 each

Herschel Poly Anchor Sleeve for 11″ Macbook, Laptops, Tablets NEW never used – £20

  • Durable woven exterior
  • Completely padded and lined with fleece
  • Full-grain leather zip-pulls and colour-matched zip
  • Dimensions: 29cm x 24cm x 2.5cm

Club 3D CAC-1156 MiniDisplay Port 1.1 to HDMI™ 1.4 signal converter – £15
The adapter is fully compliant to HDMI™ 1.4a specification allowing for 3Gbps TMDS through-put per channel. The interface in the adapter has three lanes for HDMI data, clock, HPD signal and power, offering a total TMDS throughput of 9Gbps. The Mini DisplayPort™ 1.1a to HDMI™ 1.4a VR adapter supports (U)HD resolutions of up to 4K UHD 3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz or 1920 x 1080p ~120Hz for a clear, sharp picture. Use the adapter to play games, view video or browse the internet from your Mini DisplayPort™ 1.1 enabled device in (Ultra) high- resolution. Supporting up to 8 channels of audio, the adapter provides High Definition digital audio and video.

Apple Battery Charger + 6 Apple Rechargeable AA NiMH batteries – £25

RAVPower 16750mAh Power Bank – hardly used – £15

Aluminum 4 x 3.0 USB Hub 5Gbps Transfer Rate – £5

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For Sale – 2.5″ HDDs (1-2TB), Herschel MacBook Case, Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter…etc

HGST Travelstar 7K1000 1TB – £55
It has a little use as a backup HDD. Mint condition no bad sectors. Excellent upgrade for laptops and Playstation.
Travelstar™ 7K1000 is the industry’s only seventh-generation 7200 RPM mobile hard drive and ideally suited for notebook PC upgrades and portable, high-capacity personal storage products. At 500GB/platter, this 2.5-inch hard drive offers a 1TB capacity and leverages Advanced Formant, which increased the physical sector size from 512 bytes to 4,096 (4K) bytes to improve drive capacities and error correction capabilities. The Travelstar 7K1000 is the industry’s first high-performance 1TB 2.5-inch HDD with a 6Gb/s SATA interface and delivers the highest mobile HDD performance in PCMark© Vantage benchmark testing.

Samsung/Seagate ST2000LM003 Spinpoint M9T 2.5″ HDD SATA III 6GB/s 5400RPM – £75
The Samsung Spinpoint M9T mobile SATA drive delivers high capacity in a thin design to give customers the ideal solution for external and mobile applications. The 2.5-inch drive is just 9.5mm thin and available in 2TB capacity.
Features
• Capacity: 2TB
• Interface: SATA 6Gb/s (3Gb/s, 1.5Gb/s)
• Rotational Speed: 5400-RPM class
• Cache: 32MB
• Max. 667GB formatted capacity per disk
• SATA Native Command Queuing feature
• TuMR/PMR head with FOD technology
• SATA 6Gb/s interface support
• Load/unload head technology
• ATA Security Mode feature set
• ATA S.M.A.R.T. feature set
• SilentSeek™
• NoiseGuard™

2x Inateck USB3.0 External HDD Enclosure for 2.5″ HDD (7.5mm, 9.5mm) Support UASP, SATA III 6GB/s, SSD optimized – £10 each

Herschel Poly Anchor Sleeve for 11″ Macbook, Laptops, Tablets NEW never used – £20

  • Durable woven exterior
  • Completely padded and lined with fleece
  • Full-grain leather zip-pulls and colour-matched zip
  • Dimensions: 29cm x 24cm x 2.5cm

Club 3D CAC-1156 MiniDisplay Port 1.1 to HDMI™ 1.4 signal converter – £15
The adapter is fully compliant to HDMI™ 1.4a specification allowing for 3Gbps TMDS through-put per channel. The interface in the adapter has three lanes for HDMI data, clock, HPD signal and power, offering a total TMDS throughput of 9Gbps. The Mini DisplayPort™ 1.1a to HDMI™ 1.4a VR adapter supports (U)HD resolutions of up to 4K UHD 3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz or 1920 x 1080p ~120Hz for a clear, sharp picture. Use the adapter to play games, view video or browse the internet from your Mini DisplayPort™ 1.1 enabled device in (Ultra) high- resolution. Supporting up to 8 channels of audio, the adapter provides High Definition digital audio and video.

Apple Battery Charger + 6 Apple Rechargeable AA NiMH batteries – £25

RAVPower 16750mAh Power Bank – hardly used – £15

Aluminum 4 x 3.0 USB Hub 5Gbps Transfer Rate – £5

DELIVERY COST ISN’T INCLUDED

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Comtrade upgrades HYCU Nutanix AHV backup software

Comtrade Software has updated its HYCU backup software for Nutanix AHV virtual machines, trying to gain a foothold as other vendors offer protection for the open source hypervisor.

Comtrade launched HYCU in June, making it the only application dedicated to Nutanix AHV backup. The KVM-based hypervisor ships as part of Nutanix’s hyper-converged software stack. Now, Comtrade has released version 1.5, increasing support for Nutanix storage, as well as adding backup management features.

Since HYCU launched, Veeam Software, Rubrik, Cohesity and Unitrends have pledged to add Nutanix AHV backup. Nutanix pitches AHV, or Acropolis Hypervisor, as a free alternative to market-leader VMware’s hypervisors. Nutanix claims more than a quarter of its hyper-converged nodes run AHV.

Comtrade President Simon Taylor said the competition proves there is a need for Nutanix AHV backup.

“Every time another company says the market is moving toward free hypervisors and getting rid of the VMware tax, I think it’s great,” Taylor said. “Coming out first has really helped us in the market, but it now it comes down to the merit of the products.”

HYCU 1.5 includes two new, notable Nutanix-specific features. It lets users keep snapshots from multiple backups on a Nutanix cluster, so they can quickly recover virtual machines or applications. It also enables a Nutanix volume group and iSCSI storage to serve as backup targets.

Using Nutanix volume groups for backup and restores lets users tie into Nutanix’s load balancing to distribute workloads between nodes. That makes for faster backups and restores, while reducing I/O load on the Nutanix cluster.

Other enhancements include the ability to schedule Nutanix AHV backup jobs at nonpeak hours, specify the number of concurrent backup jobs per target and manually expire backups to remove them from the backup target.

HYCU 1.5 also supports Amazon Web Services’ Simple Storage Service API-compatible storage, and it detects and protects Microsoft Application Directory apps running on virtual machines.

HYCU backup window
Setting new backup policies in Comtrade’s HYCU application for Nutanix AHV.

Jose Bellas, director of IT at University Health Care (UHC) in Doral, Fla., said he has been a HYCU beta user since June and is preparing to license the software with version 1.5.

Bellas said UHC installed Nutanix HCI appliances in December 2016. He noted he used AHV from the start, and runs all of the center’s production and mission-critical applications on it.

We felt we didn’t lose anything with AHV, and we don’t have to pay licensing fees.
Jose Bellasdirector of IT, University Health Care

“We walked away from VMware [for production data],” Bellas said. “We maintain it on older servers, just for development and other things that may come up. We felt we didn’t lose anything with AHV, and we don’t have to pay licensing fees. AHV is included in the price with every Nutanix node.”

The healthcare network has a three-node Nutanix cluster with 28 virtual machines. Bellas said UHC is building a new primary data center, and it will add a second three-node Nutanix cluster at a disaster recovery site after the new data center is ready.

He said the ability to easily scale was among the reasons he picked Nutanix. “We could have a growth spurt at any moment,” he said of his organization. “We like Nutanix’s scalability and the ability to deliver nodes quickly.”

Before switching to Nutanix, UHC used EMC VNX storage and Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant servers.

Bellas said he is shopping for a backup target now that it’s “time to take the plunge” and license HYCU software with the new features.

He said he also looked at Rubrik Cloud Data Management converged appliances for Nutanix AHV backup. But while Rubrik also supports AHV, its software is integrated on an appliance and would have cost UHC more upfront.

“Rubrik is an appliance that only runs Rubrik software,” he said. “So, you must purchase the appliance first.”

For Sale – Seagate 1TB Backup Plus Slim USB Drive As new, Dell and HP Docking Stations

Hi
I’m having a bit of a clearcut so have the following items for sale

Seagate 1TB Backup Plus Slim USB Hard Drive in Silver boxed as new- I don’t recall ever using it so it comes with original packaging etc. £45 delivered

Dell PR03X Docking Station port replicator in used condition (no power supply) – £15 delivered

HP Docking Station port replicator Product A7E32AA in excellent condition (no power supply) – £15 delivered

HP Docking Station port replicator Product A7E32AA in excellent condition still with stickers on it (no power supply) – £17 delivered

I can send over pics if you need them – I really must sort out somewhere to host these pics :)

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For Sale – HP N54L Microserver and 4x3TB drives

I was using this as a backup server, but it’s been sat doing nothing for a few months, so looking to sell the following:

HP N54L Microserver with:
16GB RAM
1 x 250gb HDD
Additional network card
4 x WD Red 3TB HDD
No OS

In fully working order, all drives have been checked in HDTune with no errors and wiped clean. Looking for £270 delivered, or 240 collected from Lyneham, Wiltshire.

Thanks

Jon

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Code42 CrashPlan for Home ending, Carbonite seeks its users

Code42, which started out selling backup to consumers, will shut down its consumer cloud backup product in 2018 to focus on data protection for the enterprise, small business and education sectors.

Code42 CrashPlan for Home will reach its end of life on Oct. 22, 2018, the company said Tuesday. The vendor will refer CrashPlan for Home customers to online backup rival Carbonite. Code42 will also try to convert small businesses using its Home product to CrashPlan for Small Business.

Code42’s consumer business has dwindled to about 10% of its total customer base.

Code42 ‘sad to move on,’ but ready for next step

Minneapolis-based Code42 originated 16 years ago selling exclusively to consumers, said president and CEO Joe Payne. The vendor’s business mix has shifted over the years, and it now claims 47,000 business and university customers — including Duke, Stanford, Adobe and Samsung — and more than 2.4 million users.

Payne said about 40% of Code42 consumer customers are actually small businesses.

“We’ve been proud to serve all those consumers,” Payne said. “We’re a little bit sad to move on even though we know it’s the right thing.”

Code42’s move to leave the consumer backup business reflects a trend in online backup toward commercial use. Early online backup vendors such as Mozy, Carbonite and Code42 focused on consumer backup, but analyst Phil Goodwin points out growth is much faster in the commercial sector now.

“Thus, it is likely a good move for Code42, while giving Carbonite additional economy of scale in its core business,” Goodwin, IDC research director for data protection, wrote in an email.

All existing CrashPlan for Home subscriptions will be honored and receive a complimentary 60-day extension at the end of their subscription term. For the consumer customers transitioning to Code42’s small business product, Code42 is offering a 75% discount in the first year. For those customers, the small business service will be free while they pay off their old consumer contract, and then the discount kicks in. Code42 has built an instant migration wizard for consumers moving to CrashPlan for Small Business.

We’re a little bit sad to move on even though we know it’s the right thing.
Joe Paynepresident and CEO, Code42

Compared to CrashPlan for Home, the small business product has more administrative control, a compliance capability and no long-term contracts, Payne said. Small businesses pay for the number of devices connected, month to month, while most consumers had an annual subscription.

The needs of consumers were diverging from the needs of businesses, Payne said. He expects the move to allow Code42 to innovate faster for business and education customers.

Code42 recognized that there is a third option for their consumer customers: choosing an entirely different vendor. Payne noted that Twitter had lit up Tuesday with vendors offering their services to Code42 CrashPlan for Home customers. IDrive and Backblaze were among those vendors touting their products in the wake of the news.

“We knew that would happen,” Payne said.

Carbonite: From competitor to partner

Code42 approached Carbonite because of its solid products and a “strong ability to execute,” Payne said.

“We were their first choice,” said Norman Guadagno, Carbonite’s senior vice president of marketing.

The companies were the two largest providers of cloud backup for consumers and small businesses, Guadagno said. Carbonite claims more than 1.5 million customers.

“They’ve been great competition,” Guadagno said.

For each Code42 CrashPlan for Home customer, Carbonite will recommend one of its plans, based on the customer’s information. Carbonite is also providing a 50% discount on its products for the first year for those former Code42 customers, according to Payne.

“It’s not exactly apples to apples, but they do provide an excellent cloud backup service,” Payne said, noting, for example, that all Code42 plans offer unlimited usage, while not all Carbonite plans provide unlimited usage.

If a CrashPlan for Home customer switches to Carbonite, Code42 will securely delete the customer’s data. Then the customer will start fresh with Carbonite.

Guadagno said Carbonite has built a scalable cloud infrastructure that is capable of taking on an influx of new customers. Customers will transition at varied times, as subscriptions run out on different dates spread out over the next 14 months.

Like Code42, Carbonite has also accepted the reality that some customers will move elsewhere, Guadagno said.

Carbonite’s main competition will be Dell EMC’s MozyHome, IDrive and Acronis, Goodwin said.

While Carbonite has a smooth onboarding experience for new customers, Goodwin wrote, “there is really nothing concrete to compel Code42 customers to transition to Carbonite. They can choose any other competitor or do nothing. There is no automatic transfer of data from Code42 to Carbonite; Code42 [customers] will go through the onboarding process just like any other new Carbonite user. Thus, Carbonite’s challenge will be [to] incentivize CrashPlan customers to not only take action at the end of their contract but to do so with Carbonite.”

Carbonite has increased its data protection portfolio in recent years. Earlier this year, it bought Double-Take Software to improve its high availability technology. In 2015, it purchased Seagate’s EVault cloud backup and disaster-recovery-as-a-service business.

Code42 looking to grow

According to Code42, the transition does not affect any existing relationships or technology offerings with business customers, and the company is not selling or transitioning any proprietary technology, software or other intellectual property.

Payne stressed that it’s not a cost-saving measure.

“It’s a way for the business to grow,” he said.

Code42 does not plan to lay off any employees. The team supporting the Code42 CrashPlan for Home customers will transition over to the education, enterprise and small business customers.

“We made a commitment to every one of those people that they will have a job at Code42,” Payne said.

In addition, Code42 has brought in help from a third-party firm for the next 12 months, essentially doubling its support team to aid the transition.

“Nobody likes change. It’s not going to be a walk in the park,” Payne said. “We want people to know we’re trying our best.”