There are good solutions...
out there that lock the drive environment. They have become so effective, they don't even require PCI or other hardware support. Steady state went away, but there are still good paid solutions in this arena. They basically turn the local machine into a dumb terminal, so using an NAS at minimum is probably wise. IT staffs everywhere are already using remote server storage for backup redundancy anyway. It is surprising the industry still buys refresh user equipment with any drive in it at all these days.
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