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The key differences between caching and tiering

Aron Brand, CTO, CTERA, discusses in detail two different approaches to managing data migration across numerous Edge and cloud locations – caching and tiering. We hear about the benefits of both strategies and how they differ. Cloud caching and tiering are not synonymous. These two commonly misunderstood terms are both data management techniques that combine […]


Suffolk County Council achieves greater RoI with Cohesity

With the influx of data dominating today’s technology market, backup and restoring files is paramount to operating smoothly and reliably. Simon Mason, Head of Design and Platforms, Suffolk County Council, tells us how the organisation wanted to improve its capabilities by focusing on both the recovery of individual files and the restore of systems, and […]


Western Digital reimagines the hard drive

At the company’s HDD Reimagine event, Western Digital Corp recently introduced a new flash-enhanced drive architecture that breaks traditional boundaries of storage. Building on the company’s ability to innovate with HDD and flash, the new storage architecture with OptiNAND technology optimises and integrates HDDs with iNAND embedded flash drives. This stated the vendor, gives customers […]


The changing landscape of data centre energy storage

Emerging energy storage technologies signal radical changes for data centre power. Ed Ansett, Founder and Chairman, i3 Solutions Group, discusses the future of the data centre industry with a focus on data centre energy storage developments and emerging technologies. Rapid technology advances are about to shift the landscape of energy storage options for data centre […]


Competing with cloud operators and remaining relevant

“The Information Technology industry hasn’t always had a great reputation when it comes to sustainability, however, things are much better these days and the industry has stepped up to play its part in protecting this fragile planet,” said Andrew Brinded, SVP EMEA Sales, Nutanix. “But with cloud computing, the opportunity is there to take chunks […]


Edge data centres are all about location, speed and connectivity

Data centre operators need more storage, computing power and higher bandwidth to connect more devices. On top of these needs, they have a requirement to reduce the time it takes to get data to and from their customers. This is according to ProLabs, a global leader in optical networking infrastructure. ProLabs is distributed in sub-Saharan Africa […]


How to identify and tackle your public cloud overspend

Having an efficient cloud storage strategy is key to managing and reducing costs. Steve Wiggs, Data Centre Practice Lead, MTI Technologies, discusses the ways organisations can best utilise cloud technology with a consistent and optimised strategy to reduce costs and avoid overspending. According to Statista, as of 2020, around 50% of all corporate data is […]


Accelerate AI and automation with all-flash object storage

Digital business initiatives like automation and Artificial Intelligence demand high-performance and massive capacity storage. In turn, this is driving adoption of on-premises all-flash object storage to provide customers’ top need — comprehensive data protection at scale. That’s according to a new research paper from Enterprise Strategy Group and Scality, the object storage pioneer. The full […]


Schneider Electric launches Easy Rack Series in Europe

Schneider Electric, a Digital Transformation of energy management and automation solutions provider, has announced the launch of its Easy Rack Series available exclusively in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Available in a variety of sizes, the Easy Rack series is designed to be quick and easy to install, while simple to scale, […]


Four reasons MSPs will help customers face a new battleground in 2021

Managed Service Providers can play a crucial role in providing the roadmap for continued business growth and success. Matthieu Brignone, Area Vice President EMEA Partners, Pure Storage, discusses the key factors MSPs should have in mind to help customers grow and succeed in 2021. In every industry, 2020 will be remembered as a year that […]


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