Network Storage

StorageCraft has enhanced its ShadowProtect backup and disaster recovery software with enhanced software designed to help manage, customise and enhance the backup process, ShadowControl ImageManager 5.

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) has acquired network attached storage (NAS) specialist BlueArc, a company it has had an OEM relationship with for over five years.

US company Millenniata has announced a new optical disc storage format that will not degrade over time and is compatible with standard DVD drives.

A new survey of 200 Australian organisations found over a third are planning to take their disaster recovery and backup to the cloud within 12 months.

Global IT association ISACA has issued a new guide outlining how to implement effective controls and governance for cloud computing. Titled IT Control Objectives for Cloud Computing: Controls and Assurance in the Cloud, it is now available at www.isaca.org/ITCOcloud.

Ninefold, an Australian cloud computing company, claims Australian businesses are uncertain about the ramifications of data jurisdiction on their business and warns that they may be at greater risk of non-compliance with Australian law.

Lite-On has announced its latest Blu-ray disc drive, the iHBS212 internal SATA Blu-ray writer equipped with 12x writing functionality.

Public offices should have plans to prepare for and manage the effects of natural disasters on their records and information, says NZ Chief Archivist Greg Goulding in his latest report on the state of government recordkeeping.

Oracle has introduced the Exadata Storage Expansion Rack, a way to add high performance storage servers to an Oracle Exadata Database Machine.

Melbourne’s RMIT University has taken delivery of the first Omneon MediaGrid system to be used by an Australian educational institution for multimedia.

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