Today marks our ten year anniversary of using Open Source software. We have learned so many things about Open Source throughout the years, most significant of all is how important it has been to the success of our business. Without our accidental discovery of Ubuntu a decade ago and our brazen disregard for industry IT norms we might not be the company we are now.
Most people look at flash drives as simple little electronics products. In reality Flash drives are a commodity much like wheat, gold, and gasoline. Like those things USB flash drives are not exempt from the volatile world of supply and demand. As the global stock of flash drives dwindles so the cost of those flash drives rises. However, it is not exactly true to call a "USB Flash Drive" a commodity. The flash drive itself isn't the commodity, but what they are made of is. So what exactly is inside a flash drive?
With the development and success of USB flash drives came a whole new wave of malware infections. Ghost USB was created to prevent the spread of malware on USB storage devices. To detect malware on your computer, it emulates a flash drive on Windows and observes the emulated device.
USB Memory Direct is always on the lookout for talented, rising entrepreneurs. During our search, we recently discovered a very cool Kickstarter project titled "Jumpshot", which is an automated program designed to fight PC troubles through a user-friendly interface.