Storage

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Steven Sinofsky was formerly president of Windows at Microsoft
Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

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But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Box tries to repackage itself

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At its recent BoxWorks event, the online storage provider tried to reinvent itself as a supplier of industry-specific collaboration platforms
10 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks
05 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Case study: How Homerton Hospital saved 90 per cent on storage hardware by shifting from NPfIT for clinical imaging

Hospitals across the UK are ditching NPfIT for image archiving - with Homerton cutting storage hardware costs from £50,000 to £5,000 in the process
13 Aug 2014

NHS set to save millions as botched NPfIT storage deals come to an end

NPfIT contracts forced hospitals to pay over the odds for out-of-date storage technology
13 Aug 2014

'My ambition is to be the first team to have all trackside systems in the cloud,' says Caterham F1 IT head

Bill Peters, head of group IT at Caterham Group, tells Computing that a lot of the Formula 1 team's technology will be virtualized
30 Jul 2014

PernixData FVP virtualization software takes SEGA’s storage to the next level

SEGA Networks adopts PernixData FVP software to optimise gaming service platform
28 Jul 2014

DropBox 'hostile to privacy,' argues Snowden, urges switch to SpiderOak

NSA whistleblower argues Dropbox is a 'PRISM wannabe," urges use of SpiderOak private storage service
18 Jul 2014

Box announces Microsoft Office 365 integration and unlimited storage for business accounts

'Deep connections' to desktop and file structure promised
15 Jul 2014

University of Cambridge picks Dell to help power SKA, the world's largest telescope

SKA project aims to harness the power of big data to help scientists observe the very edges of the universe
24 Jun 2014

Spending on high-end storage falls 25 per cent – IDC

Overall market down 6.9 per cent as economic uncertainty persuades companies to keep their storage kit longer
09 Jun 2014

IBM to stop selling NetApp storage in preference to its own products

IBM seeks to arrest hardware sales slump by focusing on own technology
27 May 2014

Pulling together – what converged infrastructure means for data centres

Converged platforms promise to simplify data centre upgrades and maintenance, so why does uptake appear so sluggish? John Leonard investigates
22 May 2014

EMC World 2014: What do the customers think of the 'Federation'?

Vodafone, Lotus F1 and Major League Baseball weigh in
07 May 2014

EMC gives Lotus F1 go-faster stripes as sport reins in technological excesses

Will virtualisation, a push into the cloud and a flirtation with big data give Lotus the edge it needs?
07 May 2014

How cloud is paving the way to smarter computing

Cloud-based technologies can help enterprises cut costs and meet new business challenges
17 Apr 2014

Can big data and privacy coexist?

In their eagerness to harness big data for commercial gain, are enterprises showing a blatant disregard for the privacy of their customers?
08 Apr 2014

Are businesses sold on social media analytics?

Not everyone is convinced by the business case
11 Mar 2014

Cloud storage economics don’t work for us, says on-premise National Theatre

“It’s the transfer costs particularly,” says IT director McFadden
10 Mar 2014

Cloud service global spend expected to hit £141bn by 2017

"New cloud paradigm" to underscore management and consumption of data
17 Feb 2014

National Archive uses MongoDB to put First World War diaries online

Historical documents are available to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform
11 Feb 2014

Aer Lingus prepares for VDI takeoff with Tegile

Peter Gothard hears why the airline decided to eschew its old technology partner EMC and instead underpin its virtualisation and big data strategies with storage from Tegile
07 Feb 2014