Scientists closer to unbreakable quantum data encryption

12 January, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 Enterprise Network Attached Storage HDD

12 December, 2014 by | Supplied by: Seagate Technology Australia Pty Limited

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.

Aussie firms lose $66bn yearly from downtime, data loss

09 December, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Storage array boosts admin efficiency

18 November, 2014 by | Supplied by: Nimble Storage

For one Queensland secondary college, the move from a disk-based storage system to a flash-based solution has greatly improved speed of access and vastly reduced storage-related administration.

Ensuring continuity in the age of 'always-on'

12 November, 2014 by Charles Clarke* | Supplied by: Veeam Pty Ltd

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.

Culling the confusion from the SDS hype

05 November, 2014 by Radhika Krishnan* | Supplied by: Nimble Storage

Software defined storage (SDS) promises many benefits in architectural simplicity, costs, scaling and mobility, but there are significant challenges to overcome as well.

Leaping the bandwidth and backup hurdles

08 October, 2014 by | Supplied by: Veeam Pty Ltd

Sydney-based BitCloud has partnered with Veeam Software and deployed Veeam Backup & Replication to protect more than 1000 of its Windows and Linux virtual machines.

IT leaders believe all data has value

29 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 - lessons to be learned

25 August, 2014 by Jan-Jaap Jager, VP and GM of Emerging Markets, Acronis | Supplied by: Acronis

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?

Jeanswest finds a comfortable fit with Nimble

30 June, 2014 by | Supplied by: Nimble Storage

Following a sudden disk failure, Jeanswest's planned storage area network refresh had to be brought forward by eight months. The solution was implemented in one day.

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.

Two strategies for small business storage

18 March, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Small businesses typically lack the resources to manage complicated on-premises storage environments, but there are several options that can help ease the burden.

Improving DR and performance with two new storage arrays

11 March, 2014 by

Marketing services firm M&C Saatchi Australia has bolstered its storage performance disaster recovery with a new storage system.

Storage and the changing face of health care

08 January, 2014 by Warren Pasque, SNIA ANZ Contributor and Hitachi Data Systems’ Industry Manager, APAC Healthcare, Industry and Alliance Solutions

Data storage has an exciting role to play in the all-important healthcare industry, which is becoming increasingly reliant on IT.

Is direct-attached storage dead?

17 December, 2013 by Stephen Withers

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.

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