Network Storage

Aparavi and GEN3i have announced an alliance to provide companies to locate data that was previously inaccessible, and locate intelligently the right information at low cost.

With enterprises set to triple the amount of unstructured data they have stored in the next four years, according to Gartner, enterprises are looking for efficient ways to manage and analyse that data. This trend has spiked a massive shift toward distributed file systems and object storage that enable enterprises to scale linearly (scale-out) in a cost-effective manner to address their performance and capacity needs. 

FUJIFILM has announced a joint marketing alliance with Tiger Technology to provide a long-term, secure, and scalable storage management solution for the seamless movement of data from a primary storage tier to tape storage.

The federal government set an example for state and territory counterparts in early June when it announced that all relevant government data under the Digital Transformation Agency’s hosting certification framework will soon need to be stored only in either ‘certified assured’ or ‘certified strategic’ data centres.

Hornsby Shire Council recently completed an impressive modernisation project involving the transition of a range of on premise applications into Microsoft Azure. While this cloud transition delivers immediate efficiencies and benefits, it also sets the Council up for accelerated innovation in the future.

BDO New Zealand, one of New Zealand’s largest networks of independently-owned accounting practices, has implemented an AvePoint party SharePoint Online backup solution that will allow it to demonstrate compliance with government-mandated retention policies.

Increasingly complex organisational landscapes are putting pressure on business systems to cope with growing amounts of data. As a result, companies that rely on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems must ensure they have access to reliable and trustworthy solutions, capable of scaling with and supporting a growing volume of data. To guarantee systems are operating as they should, organisations must invest in system testing and data masking to achieve a comprehensive and accurate understanding of the systems’ capabilities without compromising security, according to SNP Goup.

Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks, say experts who have issued a fresh warning that the government needs to do more to stop agencies and businesses falling prey to cyber-crime. But in truth, the danger has been growing worldwide for more than three decades.

A new report by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, reveals the major impact that data growth is having on storage management, highlighting the rise in retention of unstructured data exacerbating the storage challenges faced by organizations.

Globus, a research data management service, has announced general availability of Globus for Microsoft OneDrive, which lets users connect OneDrive to their existing storage ecosystem and enables a unified interface for data transfer and sharing across diverse storage systems.