Server & storage

Hybrid backup for business
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backup

Hybrid backup for business

Flexible working is here to stay, and backing up has never been more important
26 Jul 2021
Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS

Great performance and a choice of operating systems make this an excellent appliance
26 Jul 2021
Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS

This surveillance solution is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools
22 Jul 2021
What is latency?
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Network & Internet

What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it
21 Jul 2021
AWS makes Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes generally available
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Server & storage

AWS makes Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes generally available

New volumes promise ultra-low latency and 99.999% durability
20 Jul 2021
Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud review: Nutanix in a jiffy
Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud
Server & storage

Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud review: Nutanix in a jiffy

Fujitsu does all the HCI deployment so you don’t have to
19 Jul 2021
What is a GPU?
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Hardware

What is a GPU?

GPUs aren't just good for gaming - they have business applications too
16 Jul 2021
Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions
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cloud computing

Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions

The company said that the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability will allow organisations to meet carbon reduction and sustainability goals
14 Jul 2021
Macquarie Telecom to build new Sydney data centre
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data centres

Macquarie Telecom to build new Sydney data centre

The Australian telco said it will meet the needs of government and multinational customers and enhance NSW’s cyber security capabilities
14 Jul 2021
The cost of overprovisioning
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Sponsored

The cost of overprovisioning

Having extra capacity available "just in case" may seem prudent, but it could be more expensive than you think
13 Jul 2021
The future is flexible
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Sponsored

The future is flexible

When infrastructure is available on demand, businesses become more efficient and productive
13 Jul 2021
Five business benefits of hyperconvergence
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data centres

Five business benefits of hyperconvergence

As the technology matures, what are the benefits of using hyperconverged systems?
13 Jul 2021
Google Cloud customers can now select regions based on CO2 output
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cloud computing

Google Cloud customers can now select regions based on CO2 output

The update is part of Google’s company-wide sustainability initiative that aims to achieve carbon-free status by 2030
13 Jul 2021
Google replaces Backup and Sync with Drive for Desktop
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file servers

Google replaces Backup and Sync with Drive for Desktop

The tech giant recommends that users transition to the new service by the end of September
13 Jul 2021
The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Spectrum Virtualize
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Whitepaper

The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Spectrum Virtualize

Cost savings and business benefits enabled by storage built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize
9 Jul 2021
IBM FlashSystem 5000 and 5200 for mid-market enterprises
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Whitepaper

IBM FlashSystem 5000 and 5200 for mid-market enterprises

Manage rapid data growth within limited IT budgets
9 Jul 2021
What are petabytes and just how big are they?
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Server & storage

What are petabytes and just how big are they?

Enterprise storage is moving from tera to peta, but what do the terms mean?
9 Jul 2021
Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers

Researchers discover that new functionality has been added to the malware to increase damage
7 Jul 2021
Samsung Q2 profits soar as memory chip demand exceeds expectations
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Business operations

Samsung Q2 profits soar as memory chip demand exceeds expectations

The increase in profits comes despite weakened demand for Samsung's smartphones
7 Jul 2021
Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer
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data centres

Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer

The chip giant will offer the system to academic medical research for free
7 Jul 2021
What is flash storage?
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solid state storage (SSD)

What is flash storage?

It’s touted as being faster than traditional hard drives, but what is flash storage and how does it work?
6 Jul 2021
What is racetrack memory?
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Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
5 Jul 2021
India aims to produce $22 billion worth of IT hardware by 2025
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Hardware

India aims to produce $22 billion worth of IT hardware by 2025

A $1 billion incentive plan includes cash incentives to produce laptops and servers locally
2 Jul 2021