Australian national research computing facility NCI has deployed 11 petabytes worth of high-speed flash storage from NetApp for its supercomputing and cloud computing infrastructure.
The 4 TB LaCie Rugged RAID features hardware RAID 0 and 1, Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 with two internal hard drives that are preconfigured in hardware RAID 0 for sustained performance of up to 240 MBps. Users can transfer 64 GB of content in less than 5 min.
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?