Network Storage

US startup FileShadow wants to offer providing “prosumers” and businesses a way to have all content stored on Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business and Adobe Creative Cloud instantly findable regardless of location and “available for a lifetime”. FileShadow is hosted on the IBM Cloud utilising IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS).

A team of chemists and engineers at prestigious Brown University, an Ivy League institution in the US, are seeking a method to store and manipulate data in a way that has never been done before — by representing data using molecules dissolved in solution. Such a system could have the potential to store billions of terabytes of data in a single flask of liquid

Quantum has announced that LTO Ultrium format generation 8 technology, with 2X capacity gain and 20 percent performance improvements over LTO-7, will be available in its Scalar  tape libraries and StorNext AEL archive systems beginning in December 2017.

Have you heard of the “ zettabyte apocalypse ?” It’s a term coined to describe how organisations must be prepared to increase storage to an additional 40 to 60 zettabytes of data (per most analysts’ predictions) over the next four years or risk being left susceptible to the type of “apocalyptic” disasters—compliance violations and fines, data loss and theft, etc.—that could run them out of business.

Veritas has announced enhancements to the company’s flagship offering, Veritas Information Map, with new data connectors for 23 new data sources for both on-premises and cloud-based data storage repositories.

IBM Research scientists have achieved a new world record in tape storage – their fifth since 2006. The new record of 201 gigabits per square inch in areal density was achieved on a prototype sputtered magnetic tape developed by Sony Storage Media Solutions.

IBM and Veritas Technologies have announced a collaboration designed to help enterprises working with increasing data volumes better manage, optimise and protect data across hybrid cloud environments.

AvePoint has today announced the general availability of DocAve 6 Service Pack (SP) 8, an update to the the SharePoint management platform allowing for additional hybrid management and SharePoint 2016 management.

Iron Mountain’s legacy business in Australia will operate as ZircoDATA Pty Ltd following approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for the purchase of the domestic records and information management business by a consortium of experienced industry investors – Housatonic Partners and Dennis E. Barnedt.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has introduced a new integrated suite that uses operational and file analytics to automate and streamline data protection, the HPE Adaptive Backup and Recovery Suite.