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Condusiv: Unexpected File Deletions Highlight Need for Data Protection

Condusiv: Unexpected File Deletions Highlight Need for Data Protection
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James D’Arezzo, CEO of Condusiv of Technologies, discusses the effects of unexpected file deletions.

After a software update that caused some users to lose vital information, businesses are turning to a powerful cost-and time-effective data recovery solution.

(Glendale, CA) November 20, 2018—In early October, a widely distributed update to a popular operating system apparently contained a flaw that led, for some users, to the unexpected deletion of some or all of their data files.1 “An occurrence like this is any computer user’s worst nightmare,” says Condusiv Technologies CEO James D’Arezzo. “Hopefully, it will serve as a wake-up call for users and IT managers who have failed to protect themselves against the potentially devastating loss of essential data.”

D’Arezzo, whose company is a world leader in I/O reduction and SQL database performance, notes that the October 2018 incident was not totally unprecedented. An earlier update of the same program, for example, was delayed due to late-breaking bugs that caused blue screens on some PCs.2

“Bugs occasionally get through testing,” says D’Arezzo, “in the case of any very complex program. What’s important is to be able to deal with problems as they arise, particularly something as critical as data loss. Our Undelete product enables not just the IT staff but any system user to find and recover an accidentally deleted  file. Undelete allows users to restore deleted files without having to go to backups, and most importantly, to restore a previous version of a file that may have been deleted. Particularly for small and medium-size businesses—it’s like having an emergency survival kit in an earthquake zone.”

Condusiv’s Undelete® product line ensures that every deleted file or version of an Office file on a Windows PC or server can easily be restored. Whereas the Windows Recycle Bin is limited to only files deleted locally from within the Windows File Explorer, Undelete captures all deleted files, including files deleted remotely on File Servers. Undelete can also restore files previously purged from the Windows Recycle Bin—even if they were deleted before Undelete was installed. Undelete is the world’s leading product of its kind.

About Condusiv® Technologies

Condusiv Technologies is the world leader in software-only storage performance solutions for virtual and physical server environments, enabling systems to process more data in less time for faster application performance. Condusiv guarantees to solve the toughest application performance challenges with faster-than-new performance via V-locity® for virtual servers and Diskeeper® or SSDkeeper® for physical servers and PCs. With over 100 million licenses sold, Condusiv solutions are used by 90% of Fortune 1000 companies and almost three-quarters of Forbes Global 100 companies to increase business productivity and reduce data center costs while extending the life of existing hardware. Condusiv CEO Jim D’Arezzo has had a long and distinguished career in the high-tech arena.

Condusiv was founded in 1981 by Craig Jensen as Executive Software. Over 37 years, he has taken the thought leadership in file system management and caching and transformed it into enterprise software. For more information, visit http://www.condusiv.com

  1. Moscaritolo, Angela, “Fix Rolling Out for Windows 10 Update That Deleted Files,” PC Magazine, October 10, 2018.
  2. Surur, “Microsoft accused of a fundamentally flawed Windows 10 development process,” MSPoweruser, October 21, 2018.

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