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Why Planning Your Data Exit Before Entering the Cloud Is an Absolute Must

According to RightScale’s 2015 State of the Cloud survey, 88 percent of enterprise businesses are using the public cloud and 63 percent are using the private cloud. There are many reasons for this increase in corporate usage of public and private cloud environments. Doing so can offer organizations greater IT control, centralized management and delivery… Read More

Using lasers to make data storage faster than ever

As we use more and more data every year, where will we have room to store it all? Our rapidly increasing demand for web apps, file sharing and social networking, among other services, relies on information storage in the “cloud” – always-on Internet-connected remote servers that store, manage and process data. This in turn has… Read More

HGST Delivers Flexible Scaling Object Storage System for Anytime, Anywhere Access to Data

New Entry Capacity Points and Unprecedented Cloud-scale Data Durability Enable Cloud and Enterprise Customers to Economically Scale Storage in Line with Business Growth Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced immediate worldwide availability of the new object storage-based HGST Active Archive System, SA-1000 model. Targeted for media… Read More

Use Case: Transforming the Data Centre

Massive data growth and tight budgets are forcing IT to find more effective storage strategies to meet capacity, performance and data protection requirements. Data is the life-blood of organizations, and it’s expected to grow at 40% per year well into the next decade.* Companies are using data to drive faster decision-making, accelerate product innovation and develop new revenue streams…. Read More

Cloud & Data Centre Erasure: Why delete doesn’t suffice

Learn how a certified data erasure solution will streamline internal processes and support regulatory compliance for mass storage hardware and configurations commonly found in data centers and cloud computing infrastructures. Why do we take data erasure so seriously? Each year, the amount of data generated per annum increases significantly. Cloud computing is storing more and… Read More