Electronic data vaulting is an area generating a surprising amount of interest among SMB organizations," according to Phil Goodwin, president of Diogenes Analytical Laborato-ries, one of a number of market observers who believe SneakerNets
are on the decline.
They were, of course, stand-alone units, and were not networked together, except via 5 1/4-inch floppies and sneakernet
Additionally, significant soft benefits in recovering lost staff time and eliminating courier services and the sneakernet
have allowed us to improve quality and performance.
Previously, Monterey County Office of Education was an example of SneakerNet
, wasting valuable time and gas, by driving around the county to support individual machines.
Data interchange is the whole reason for its longevity--we call it sneakernet
For now, we have settled on using sneakernet
and elaborate spreadsheets.
We have so much confidence in Catbird that we do all data transfer over the network, even where we used to use sneakernet
Fiber (single-mode and multimode), Ethernet, UHF, cheapernet, sneakernet
, twisted pair (shielded and unshielded), coaxial, wireless, and thin ethernet are just some of the terms likely to be heard.