Storage

Are businesses sold on social media analytics?

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Not everyone is convinced by the business case
11 Mar 2014

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

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

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

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"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Historical documents are available to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform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

Opera co-founder von Tetzchner offers Icelandic encrypted file storage service

Vivaldi.net 'a safer alternative' for those worried by NSA surveillance
03 Feb 2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison dismisses customers’ NSA snooping concerns

"It's so secure, there are people that complain," claims Ellison
30 Jan 2014

NSA privacy fears driving business back to UK hosting providers

UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones says British companies want to bring their data back to Blighty to prevent snooping
28 Jan 2014

City University London seeking data storage service solution

The university wants to replace part of its ageing storage infrastructure in £600k deal
23 Jan 2014

Microsoft to store foreign customer data outside US to prevent NSA snooping

Microsoft breaks ranks with other tech firms with new policy
23 Jan 2014

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

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

NSA spy scandal dissuading firms from using the US cloud

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

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