Storage

IBM to invest $1.2bn in 15 data centres to expand push into cloud

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Global expansion as IBM attempts to double current capacity
17 Jan 2014

NSA spy scandal dissuading firms from using the US cloud

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Peer 1 research suggests Edward Snowden's revelations have made businesses wary of US hosting
10 Jan 2014

Keeping it reel - why tape storage isn't going away

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For a data backup technology that dates from the early 1950s, tape remains surprisingly popular – especially given the rapid rise of SSD and cloud alternatives. Peter Gothard unspools the reasons behind its stubborn refusal to die
10 Jan 2014

Backup and recovery: quantifying the cost of doing nothing

John Leonard on the art of selling a strategic approach to enterprise backup and recovery to the board
09 Jan 2014

SanDisk ReadyCache 32GB versus Toshiba Q-Series 500GB SSDs: Review

Cache SSDs offer near-SSD speeds without the data migration hassle. Graeme Burton reviews the keenly priced SanDisk ReadyCache alongside a 500GB Toshiba Q-Series SSD to see the difference
05 Nov 2013

Google to expand Finnish data centre

Google set to create jobs by pouring extra €450m into Hamina site
04 Nov 2013

The Top 5 IT budget killers and how CIOs avoid them

There are certain elements of the IT estate that have a habit of springing nasty surprises on those drawing up the annual budget. In this documentary we speak to IBM, and the CIOs of Marks & Spencer and Network Rail to find out how they avoid the IT budget killers
30 Oct 2013

VMware: 'We’ll sort out our relationship with Cisco over NSX platform

VMware's Michael Adams says that friction over NSX does not have to lead to irreparable damage
16 Oct 2013

Research: the top five IT budget busters

A Computing survey reveals the top sources of unexpected IT costs
15 Oct 2013

VMware will build 'several data centres' in Europe to satisfy data privacy legislation

Several physical points will also help to dispel fears customers have over their data, says VMware's Bill Fathers
15 Oct 2013

Thinking outside the Box: an interview with Aaron Levie

The Silicon Valley entrepreneur talks to Stuart Sumner about his company’s IPO, how the NSA scandal has harmed cloud firms, and the importance of a successful ecosystem
09 Oct 2013

Research: trends in the data centre

John Leonard takes an in-depth look at the changes going on within data centres as the balance shifts between in-house and outsourced services
02 Oct 2013

New data centre technologies required to support smart grids and self-driving cars

Intel and others are developing technologies to enable data centres to support the coming embedded computing revolution
25 Sep 2013

Analyse business-critical apps before you shift them into the cloud - InTechnology

Apps should be analysed for 30 days to check their suitability
24 Sep 2013

Over-sized data centres cost firms a third extra in power and cooling infrastructure

Over-sizing model is 'one of the biggest wastes of energy' for a business, claims Schneider Electric
24 Sep 2013

SDN to become prevalent in data centres after 2014, says BT

BT's director of data centre strategy believes vendors are creating exciting 'software-defined storage' solutions
24 Sep 2013

Poundland outsources network and data centre requirements to NextiraOne

NextiraOne will provide IT support, performance monitoring and network optimisation, among other managed services
23 Sep 2013

California Academy deploys Avere to optimise CGI at world's largest all-digital planetarium

The California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium houses the world's largest all digital planetarium
19 Sep 2013

Cool future for data centres as efficiency comes first

Verne Global CEO Jeff Monroe tells Computing that data centres in energy efficient locations will only become more popular
18 Sep 2013

Boxing clever: The technology strategy behind Box's growth

Sam Schillace, SVP engineering at Box, explains the firm's approach to the CAP theorem, and reveals that it is considering opening its first European data centre
18 Sep 2013

'We can change the world with data centres' - VMware

VMware's Neela Jacques tells Big Data Iceland event access to cheap infrastructure can have big results
17 Sep 2013

Box unpacks new tools to 'increase the velocity of business'

New mobile, web and platform tools aim to enhance viewing and sharing experiences
17 Sep 2013

Case Study: Online storage and collaboration at Toyota

Car manufacturer sees improved productivity as user base increasingly adopts Box
17 Sep 2013

BBC Sport invites bids for storage system in £1m tender

Integrated storage solution needed for BBC's sport production library
11 Sep 2013