Network Storage

Metalogix has  announced the release of StoragePoint 4.2, its integrated SharePoint storage, backup and recovery solution offering automated backup, either on-premises or in the cloud, and the ability to granularly restore lost content all the way down to the document level.


Thinking beyond your corporate network, how much online online storage is required to hold all of the data associated with your digital life?
According to US academic Professor Vladimir Shalaev of Purdue University, that figure has grown astronomically in recent decades.

It is generally acknowledged that solid state hard drives offer a performance boost to computing speed, but the additional cost and limited capacity has prevented  widespread uptake. Seagate says a new hybrid drive technology it has developed offers a solution that provides  a 3X increase in random performance over existing solutions.

DISUK has announced Paranoia3, its in-line tape encryption hardware appliance to protect data backed up to off-site locations.  The appliance comes in either SCSI or fibre channel versions.

Germany's SEH Technology has come up with a solution to providing secure network access to data on SD cards and USB portable media, the mySND-120 File Access Server.

CommVault has released an update to its data management software platform, Simpana 10, providing self-service access from mobile devices and enhanced enterprise search integration.

Tandberg Data has announced the availability of its new LTO-6 tape drives, tape automation and media products offering up to 6.25TB of compressed cartridge capacity and speeds of up to 1.4TB per hour. 

The Bring Your own Device (B.Y.O.D) trend is sweeping the market and causing many headaches for the IT Manager as well as hidden costs.

The day the  Microsoft Exchange email server failed could have been the title of a horror story for North Queensland motor dealership Mike Carney Toyota, if a backup strategy had not been in place

HELIOS UB2 server software for cross-platform network client connectivity is now fully OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion compatible, with support for critical OS X 10.8 features including Spotlight search and Time Machine backups.