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Organisations don’t adequately back up data for successful recovery

Even as IT professionals focus more on data security policies, most do not follow data backup best practices, putting organisations at risk.

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Westcon-Comstor launches own flexible payment solutions to drive partner success

Flexible options, funded directly by the specialist distributor, will help partners easily transition to the subscription economy and make tech more accessible and affordable.

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Huawei launches target storage architecture

At the Innovative Data Infrastructure (IDI) Forum 2022, Huawei introduced its carrier target storage architecture to enable carriers upgrade data infrastructure and develop new business streams.

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DR called upon following cyberattacks

Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, commissioned IDC to conduct a major ransomware and disaster preparedness survey, which revealed that 79% of respondents have activated a disaster recovery (DR) response within the past 12 months. Nearly two thirds (61%) of these incidents were triggered by ransomware or other malware with 60% of organisations reporting they had experienced unrecoverable data during that same time—substantially more than the 43% response rate to the same question a year ago.

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Huawei proposes a new storage concept

At the 2022 Innovative Data Infrastructure Forum, Huawei proposed a new, innovative storage concept of "building a data-centric, trustworthy storage foundation for diverse applications". This strategy aims to continuously build highly reliable and performant fundamental storage technologies. By prioritizing the decoupled storage-compute architecture and diverse data application acceleration engines, Huawei is set to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation and cope with diverse data applications.

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Pure Storage and Snowflake deliver increased data accessibility

The joint solution will combine the agility of FlashBlade’s Object Store with the Snowflake Data Cloud to give customers greater control of their data, in-cloud or on-premises.

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Spectra Logic unveils Data Storage Outlook Report for 2022

Spectra Logic has released its seventh Data Storage Outlook report. This comprehensive annual report explores how the world manages, accesses, uses and preserves its ever-growing data repositories. Serving as a valuable planning resource for IT leaders, it also delves into the strategies and technologies designed with the vital role of protecting the data being created now and in the future.

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Quest Software delivers Data Intelligence

erwin Data Intelligence by Quest 12.0 automates data quality profiling, assessment, ongoing observability and remediation.

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Nasuni launches Ransomware Protection offering

Nasuni has introduced Nasuni Ransomware Protection, a new add-on service to the latest release of the Nasuni File Data Platform that offers the industry's first in-line ransomware edge detection capabilities for file data.

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Zerto 9.5 enables recovery in minutes at scale

Zerto has announced the availability of a series of major product updates, bringing its ransomware recovery capabilities to the leading cloud providers so organisations can recover in minutes at scale to seconds before an attack. The enhanced Zerto 9.5 now includes expanded immutability options with Azure and S3-compatible storage, a new Zerto Linux appliance with security enhancements, and expanded integrations with Google Cloud Platform.

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Peer Software expands its global file service

PeerGFS 5.0 solves file management and replication challenges; increases productivity for distributed project teams with fast, local access to file data.

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Hyperscale HDDs

Building on significant technology innovations cultivated over decades, Western Digital is sampling its new industry-leading 22TB and 26TB UltraSMR HDDs to select hyperscale cloud customers, further expanding its areal density leadership and delivering customer value by driving TCO lower.

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Western Digital launches high capacity SSDs

Western Digital is now sampling its new Ultrastar® NVMe™ PCIe® 4.0 SSDs to select hyperscale customers. Built upon its strong vertical integration capabilities, these new SSDs are purpose-built to provide performance at scale while reducing TCO for public cloud deployments.

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Storage innovations promise new levels of automation and security

More than 500 Dell storage portfolio software advancements improve intelligence, automation, data mobility and security across clouds, on-premises and edge environments with no additional cost to existing customers.

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Seagate Lyve Cloud expands to new regions

Plans include seven new global regions, archival storage service, and service marketplace.

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Videos

Imply has recently launched the Polaris cloud database service. Imply’s Vice President of Product Marketing, David Wang, puts the launch in context as he details the company’s Project Shapeshift work around Apache Druid, going on to explain how today’s analytics opportunities require the very latest and best database solutions.
Chris Wey, President of the Power Systems Business Unit, Rocket Software, talks through the tell-tale signs of a DevOps programme that isn’t delivering, before outlining the key components of a truly ‘modern’ DevOps solution, with some major benefits for end users.
Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security, discusses the importance of carrying out a ransomware readiness assessment to discover any potentially costly security gaps within an organisation’s IT infrastructure. The company’s recently launched SmartCheck for Ransomware is designed to help companies fortify their cyber risk management.

Expert Opinions

Hybrid IT need not be a complex headache for enterprises: either now or in the future By Mark Pestridge, Senior Director at Telehouse.
Hybrid IT – avoiding the pitfalls and reaping the benefits By Omkar Nisal, Managing Director – UK & Ireland at Wipro Limited.
Hybrid work and the tech behind it By Lee Wrall, Director, Managed Service Provider (MSP), Everything Tech
The hybrid model: challenges and solutions By Guy Warren, CEO at ITRS Group