Portable Hard Drive Tutorial

14 Oct, 2015 By: Robert Green

CAD Manager’s Toolbox: Details on how to buy an external hard drive.

As a companion piece to this issue's focus on having a backup drive on your desktop, read this interesting article from PC Magazine.

This article offers comprehensive coverage of different sizes and interface technologies for a variety of portable storage solutions. Whether you're looking for something to plug into a USB-equipped laptop or a Thunderbolt-equipped workstation, there's a section in this article that addresses the technology.

Spending a few hundred dollars to have rapid access to backed up files on your desktop is something every CAD manager should do. Hopefully the information you find here will assist you in making the case to buy one.

How to Buy and External Hard Drive


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