Vehicle branding. What’s the risk?

Branded vehicles: No-cost advertising. High visibility. Our offsite fleet is on the road – every single working day. We agree. Never scoff at free advertising. BUT, Backup won’t brand her vehicles. Your offsite tape canister may hold 100TBs of data. Every drop of your company information. HR records, customer files, payroll, intellectual property. All sitting in… Continue Reading

Backup and Recovery : How Tape Works for You

Backup and Recovery : How Tape Works for You Tape Can Help Advances in LTO tape, its durability, performance, and reliability make tape a backup and recovery choice. You have cost considerations, a smaller budget and the task of maintaining business continuity. Tape has a seat in your hybrid data center. LTFS (recognized by ISO… Continue Reading

Petabytes of Data – Tape Controlling Costs of Expansion

  Petabytes of Data – Tape Controlling Costs of Expansion Tape shows its value in 2017 as data grows and grows You are managing environments while controlling costs and still trying to keep with in target constraints. Budgets under pressure mean business decisions work when the numbers are right. insideBIGDATA breaks it down with an… Continue Reading

Why You Need a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Why You Need a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan Let’s face it: disaster planning, to most of us, is something we think of but never really do anything about. Intellectually you know that at some point down the road your data is going to be in danger – you have read the ‘doom-and-gloom’ stats. But… Continue Reading

Can Cloud Storage Costs Fall to Zero?

Can Cloud Storage Costs Fall to Zero? The cost of cloud storage has fallen significantly in the past few years, mostly thanks to the increase in the number of storage providers. This competition price war is ongoing, but the question we are asking is: how low could the cost of cloud storage go? An article… Continue Reading

What is the Hybrid Cloud?

What is the Hybrid Cloud? Cloud computing is a common trend in today’s technology. But, some companies have increased privacy, security, and regulatory demands that are not covered by a simple cloud solution. Hybrid Cloud creates a mix of public cloud providers (like Google Cloud) and private cloud solutions. These public and private solutions communicate… Continue Reading

5 Things to know when choosing a backup and storage provider

5 Things to know when choosing a backup and storage provider Choosing the right data backup and storage provider for you company has become a major challenge. Online cloud storage providers are popping up all over the place pronouncing that “tape is dead” and “all you need is cloud”. But what about compliance issues and… Continue Reading

The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of 2014

The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of 2014 Data security is a major consideration for every business, small to large, so when security is threatened in a major way it forces us to consider the efficacy of own security measures. 2014 was a year of significant data breaches in some of the world’s large organisations. Cyber… Continue Reading

Disaster recovery planning 101 – Data and business continuity

Disaster recovery planning 101 – Data and business continuity Protecting data against disaster isn’t enough. Things happen. The laws of Murphy could be rallying against your data as we speak and there might be nothing you can do to stop them. So what if they do happen? Don’t get caught with your pants down. Backups… Continue Reading

Lessons Learned from the Anthem Data Breach of 2015

Lessons Learned from the Anthem Data Breach of 2015 In January 2015, US-based health insurer Anthem was hit by a massive cyber-attack that accessed the personal information of millions of Anthem customers and employees. The stolen personal information includes residential addresses, birthdays, medical identification numbers, Social Security Numbers, email addresses and some income data belonging… Continue Reading

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