The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
A massive fire at Iron Mountain's Buenos Aires archive facility caused a wall to collapse on nine firefighters, killing them; seven others were injured.
By Lucas Mearian | 06 February, 2014 18:04
Cloud service provider Backblaze has been busily releasing data over the past several months from a massive study of more than 27,000 hard drives it uses in its data centers.
By Lucas Mearian | 21 January, 2014 21:17
Researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered a new material that could someday turn a 1TB hard drive into one that can store 10TB of data on the same volume.
By Lucas Mearian | 21 January, 2014 19:44
Seagate said that its disk drive and data recovery service "Seagate Rescue" will now be offered through Staples stores. The company also unveiled 2TB and 4TB portable drives.
By Lucas Mearian | 06 January, 2014 11:04
It's rare that a company would release internal data on drive failure rates -- even more so when that company, Backblaze, earns its living storing consumer data in the cloud. That makes the hard drive data released this week even more valuable.
By Lucas Mearian | 22 January, 2014 21:11
While resistive RAM's chances of crowding out NAND flash anytime soon are slim, the coming RAM wars mean mobile users are likely to have hundreds of gigabytes, or even a terabyte, of storage at their fingertips.
By Lucas Mearian | 08 August, 2013 22:07
Some popular new tablets come equipped with storage expansion slots; others do not. Which is better?
By Matt Hamblen | 30 July, 2013 13:56
If the question about tornadoes comes up at his Oklahoma City data center, as it sometimes does, Todd Currie, vice president of operations and general manager at Perimeter Technology, has answers. He even has cutout sample of his roof to show how it is built.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 31 May, 2013 10:08
Enterprise storage demands are reaching a critical point, and vendors are scrambling to develop new products to deal with the data deluge. We look at how these technologies will help manage the major pain points for storage administrators.
By Robert L. Scheier | 25 March, 2013 10:17
In this whitepaper, IDC analyses the true return on investment for businesses using a consolidated approach to data protection, versus more siloed backup and archiving techniques. IDC conducted in-depth interviews with several organizations to gain insight into the realized benefits of an integrated data protection strategy, both in terms of cost savings and productivity.