Latest Storage articles

HMRC to scrap Aspire outsourcing contract in 2017 – 25 per cent savings expected

Mark Dearnley will be the new CIO of the HRMC after leaving Vodafone
HMRC CIO Mark Dearnley to replace Aspire with multiple smaller contracts
29 Oct 2014

Symantec to split into separate storage and security firms

Symantec logo
Move comes after similar announcement by HP and follows difficult few years for the security vendor
10 Oct 2014

Customers 'should demand better collaboration' from storage providers in colo situations, says Digital Realty

data-centre-summit
'For too long the sales guy just clears off' says VP of engineering
24 Sep 2014

'Frugal' Facebook considering Blu-ray as cost-effective data storage medium

One fifth the power of server-based hardware, says datacentre ops boss
24 Sep 2014

How storage virtualisation has helped Quorn to cut storage spending by one-quarter

DataCore's Adam Mager explains how Quorn, Capgemini and VW cut storage costs and increase flexibility
24 Sep 2014

NHS Spine ‘successfully’ rebuilt, says HSCIC

New infrastructure built in-house by HSCIC in collaboration with BJSS
09 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NPfIT contracts forced hospitals to pay over the odds for out-of-date storage technology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

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

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

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

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

Intralinks CEO labels Box 'consumer-grade platform', questions enterprise case for use

'We've had workflow for five years, they announced that it's in their roadmap,' Ronald Hovsepian tells Computing
05 Mar 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

Influence - Data Centres: In-house or Outsource?

What are the specific use cases for keeping data locked up in the basement, or in the care of a third party?
21 Dec 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

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

Sinofsky: Technology transitions are 'bumpy'

Former MS Windows president explains that new tech products often don't have all the features of the tools they replace
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

Why aren’t all data centres in the Arctic Circle?

Why aren't we all storing our data in the frozen wastes? Peter Gothard collects some opposing viewpoints
29 Aug 2013

Why didn't Microsoft fight the SkyDrive case harder?

Many people were surprised at how quickly Microsoft agreed to drop its SkyDrive brand in the face of legal demands from Sky. Liz Dunn explains what happened and why
12 Aug 2013

Licensing consumes most IT budget, patching absorbs most time

Computing surveyed over 100 IT professionals about the biggest consumers of IT budgets and man hours
07 Aug 2013