Research shows that digital content could equal half of Earth's mass by 2245, due to the demands of storing large quantities of digital data.
The ACCC is seeking views from consumers about the Consumer Data Right (CDR) reform.
Companies looking to modernise their overall IT infrastructure cannot afford to take a relaxed attitude to their data protection strategy.
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 Technologies has released the Firebox M4600 and M5600 unified threat management (UTM) appliances.
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 has launched the layer 3 high bandwidth rackmounted switch RGPS-R9244GP+-P for use in network backbones and high data flow applications.
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.
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.
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.
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 provides data protection and disaster recovery for businesses running virtual and physical servers on the Linux open source platform.
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.
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.
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.