Scientists from the ANU and University of Otago have developed prototype quantum hard drive technology that can store data for up to six hours, potentially paving the way for globe-spanning quantum networks.
Seagate Technology has announced Enterprise NAS HDD, a high-capacity drive targeting businesses seeking to optimise their computing for performance and reliability using network attached storage systems.
Australian businesses lack confidence in their data protection and recovery capabilities, and most do not have plans in place for data from emerging technologies, an EMC study indicates.
If you want your business to recover quickly following a data disaster, it's not enough to simply have backups - you need a complete disaster recovery plan that is regularly tested and audited.
Some 86% of IT decision-makers believe that all data has value if it can be stored and analysed, but only 52% are retaining all available data.
The US consulate database crash last month affected 200,000+ visa-seekers worldwide. The database was backed up, but the system wasn't. What can be done to prevent such a failure happening again?
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.
Small businesses typically lack the resources to manage complicated on-premises storage environments, but there are several options that can help ease the burden.
Marketing services firm M&C Saatchi Australia has bolstered its storage performance disaster recovery with a new storage system.
Data storage has an exciting role to play in the all-important healthcare industry, which is becoming increasingly reliant on IT.
Several years ago, there was a concerted move from direct-attached storage (DAS) towards SAN (storage area network) and NAS (networked-attached storage). But emerging storage technologies could mean the resurgence of DAS within the next 10 years.