Storage > Data protection

Protecting next-gen storage infrastructures

09 December, 2016 by Paul Shaw, General Manager–Storage, HPE South Pacific

Companies looking to modernise their overall IT infrastructure cannot afford to take a relaxed attitude to their data protection strategy.


EMC DSSD D5 rack-flash storage

13 April, 2016

The DSSD D5 from EMC is a rack-scale flash designed with new storage architecture for data-intensive applications, both traditional and next-generation, which require extreme levels of performance and the lowest possible latency.


WatchGuard Firebox M4600 and M5600 UTM firewalls

25 February, 2016

WatchGuard Technologies has released the Firebox M4600 and M5600 unified threat management (UTM) appliances.


Allied Telesis IE510 Series of Gigabit industrial stackable switches

15 December, 2015

Allied Telesis has added the IE510 Series of Gigabit stackable switches, which are suitable as core or distribution switches for industrial applications, to its industrial networking portfolio.


Oring layer 3 rackmounted network switch

22 July, 2015

Oring has launched the layer 3 high bandwidth rackmounted switch RGPS-R9244GP+-P for use in network backbones and high data flow applications.


Imation IronKey H350 USB 3.0 hard drive

17 June, 2015

The Imation IronKey H350 USB 3.0 hard drive has FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation to meet the 256-bit encryption requirements used by government agencies, defence contractors, and healthcare and financial services enterprises.


How safe is your SSD-stored data?

12 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some enterprise-class SSDs can lose data within weeks or even days when left without power in high temperatures, according to research from the JEDEC.


HDD crashes most common cause of data loss

17 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey of Australian data recovery customers shows that 65% blamed HDD failures for their most recent data loss incident, compared to 16% for SSD drives.


Reduce data storage cost and breaches with a better solution

02 May, 2014

By virtue of its volume, variety and velocity, big data is more prone to data breaches. Exploding data growth coupled with the increased cost to manage data volumes and security has companies searching for a better solution.


CA ARCserve D2D for Linux

04 July, 2013

CA ARCserve D2D for Linux provides data protection and disaster recovery for businesses running virtual and physical servers on the Linux open source platform.


CommVault Simpana 10 data management software platform

01 March, 2013

CommVault has released its Simpana 10 data management software platform. The software allows employees across the enterprise to repurpose data under management and search, access and create information to enable better decision making and collaboration.


Data retention - a new digital kind of divide

03 October, 2012 by Adrian De Luca, Board Director, SNIA ANZ*

Proposals to impose a two-year retention of data on service providers has caused a big stink amongst the Australian public, civil libertarians, political figures and telecommunications companies. Adrian De Luca, Board Director, SNIA ANZ, comments on the proposed changes.


Data sovereignty and the dangers of hosting data outside of Australia

13 July, 2012 by Carlo Minassian*, Founder & CEO, earthwave

Hosting your data in the cloud offers several benefits for organisations, including easier file sharing among employees, easy remote backup, and, in some cases, cost savings. But with the US Patriot Act, the DMCA, and similar, storing your data with an offshore company may allow foreign entities to rifle through said data - without your knowledge. Carlo Minassian, Founder & CEO of earthwave, explains how the physical location of your data affects your privacy.


EMC Symmetrix VMAXe storage system for virtual environments

28 September, 2011 by

The EMC Symmetrix VMAXe storage system is designed for virtualised cloud and mission-critical IT environments.


More than half of SSD users experience data loss

24 August, 2011

Despite an overwhelming belief that solid state disks (SSD) are reliable, more than half of SSD users report experiencing data losses while using the technology.


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