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Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 20 January 2014

ID-100192377Hello there everyone! I am back with the latest buzz in the computers and technology world. Enjoy and feel free to share!

The Promise of DNA-based Storage [wow!]

Acer to focus on online data storage [interesting]

Hybrid Cloud Storage Makes Sense for SMBs [combine cloud with NAS for best results]

Storage demand rises for education sector [interesting as we’re education storage specialists]

Survey: Data Loss and Privacy Breaches Remain Top Challenges in … [yep, we agree!]

Tape storage: still a contender [absolutely!]

Data Storage’s Changing Status Quo [thought provoking]

Hard disk drive data obliteration: has the data really been destroyed? [interesting article]

Unlimited vs. Storage-Based Cloud Storage [good review]

That’s it for now. Stay tuned for more next week and happy weekend!

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Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 16 December 2013

qiktechnologyHere’s another round up post for you to enjoy before your Christmas break.  Have a great time reading!

The Cloud Will No Longer Be Free

Author discusses the management and storage challenges of big data [Interesting points]

Sales of Storage Software Increased 1.5% During the Third Quarter …

Security breaches in 2013 shook confidence in Cloud: Netgear

There you have it. I’ll see you again soon for more of updates, news and opinions. Have a great Christmas time with your family!

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Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 9 December 2013

file0001711095903We have 12 days more before Christmas! But before going back to the Christmas shopping rush, let me share with you the latest happening in the world for computers and technology.

“Our world is awash in digital data.”

“Are your medical records safe in the cloud? Despite its popularity, there are hidden risks and costs.”

Five Tips for Finding the Right SSD

DiskDigger: Recover Your Deleted Files With Ease on Your Android Device [Good tips for Android users]

The Cloud Will No Longer Be Free

That’s for this week. I’ll see you again next time for more. Happy weekend



Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 2 December 2013

file0001269421632Here’s another set of good articles, news items and opinions from the world of technology. Have fun reading!

“Data isn’t just ‘big’: it’s heavy.”

“one day, your hard drive malfunctions. In one moment, everything disappears.”

Recycling Backup Tapes – Green Or Just Scary? – InformationWeek [What do you think?]

Chinese hackers ‘exploit cloud’ to snoop on US

“Our world is awash in digital data.”

Thank you for joining me this week. I have more to share to you so I’ll see you soon!

Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 25 November 2013

file851267302064And here goes my weekly compilation of the latest news items, articles and opinions in the world of computers and technology. They are all worth sharing. Enjoy reading!

How Small Businesses Can Win On Security And Speed This Cyber Monday

“tape’s decline has now gone into reverse: sales grew 1% in the last 1/4 of 2012 and a 3% rise is expected this year”

If You Are Considering Uploading That Cat Video, You Better Buy EMC Stocks Too

NAS: The need of the hour

“Big data requires breaking down organizational barriers, data silos and technical challenges.”

Data Archiving: Life Beyond Compliance

How Big Data Will Lower Costs and Advance Personalized Medicine

Cloud storage comparison: Dropbox vs. Box [Interesting comparison]

That’s it for now. See you all again next week for another set of the latest updates. Happy weekend!

Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 18 November 2013

data-center-computer-servers-6062358It’s that time of the week again and I’m firing it up with the latest buzz in the world of technology. Enjoy!

Status-Q » Thoughts on home data storage: Drobos …

Google Assigned Patent for Data Storage Device [interesting]

Data Storage Issues: Cloud Computing Fails Again [an interesting read]

Amazon Bares Its Computers

Top 5 Environmental Threats to Your Data Center | DataSpan – data …

Cloud storage biz, one careful owner, six years on the clock.

Storage: Rampant Data Duplication Clogs Enterprise Storage Media

Should Small Businesses Trust the Cloud with Sensitive Data?

There you go! Stay tuned for more of good reads next week.

Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 11 November 2013

abstract-technology-19795255Here’s what’s hot in the world of technology right now.

Tape Data Storage Market: Buying Guide [good read]

Content Insider #308 – Data Apocalypse

Georgia Tech warns of emerging threats in cloud, mobile [security threats]

Data for a billion years [wow!]

Hard Drive Technology Races to Keep Up with Big Data [interesting]

Providing cold data a new home [Facebook data storage]

Google May Be Launching Floating Data Centers Off US Coasts [really?]

New data storage disc to last a billion years [even if you barbecue it!]

5 ways to disaster-proof your data backups [contact us we can help!]

Data Storage: No, Tape Isn’t Dead [We agree!]

There you have it! Until my next round up post.

Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 4 November 2013

keyThe world of technology, data storage specifically is ever changing. Read through our latest compilation of  news items, articles and opinions and feel free to share.

Clouds – & Data – Can Evaporate [Yes, cloud storage CAN fail]

Emerging Trends in Software Defined Storage [interesting read]

Researchers claim to have created a million-year data storage disk [Wow!]

QR codes may store human data for 1 million years and beyond [interesting]

Seagate Launches Kinetic Open Storage Platform

Parsec Labs LLC Launches Robust Network Attached Storage …

Back Up to Tape the Way You Shop For Groceries

Five Tips for Mitigating the Fallout from a Big Data Breach [interesting]

That’s it for our industry news round up for this week – see you all again next time!

Tape Drive Repairs UK News Round Up week beginning 21 October 2013

I am bringing to you once again our weekly news round up. And here are some news items, articles and opinions which tickled our fancy the previous week.

How to Leverage New Storage Strategies to Support Business Growth [interesting]

Tape never died, it was just resting

Facebook puts seldom-used data such as photos in ‘cold storage’ at …

Schools must better balance technology and privacy rights

Data Storage: No, Tape Isn’t Dead [agreed!]

Storage Medium May Outlive Human Race [Good article]

QR Codes Could Last A Million Years [Interesting!]

Back-up starts to scale out along with storage, data growth

There you have it! Our  news round up which is worth sharing – until next time.

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