Data backups: start with what you can’t afford to lose

Toy Story 2 almost didn’t happen. Somewhere during the 3D animated movie’s production, an administrator accidentally destroyed all of the movie’s data assets, including the meticulously crafted models and animations. Were it not for the technical...

Hyperscale – putting secondary storage to work

It is a myth that organisations have to be huge to leverage hyperscale solutions. The simple truth is that data is growing a lot faster than storage budgets, which is proving challenging to businesses that do not have the resources of their larger counterparts. By...

The intelligence era – looking beyond storage

We are witnessing the dawn of the intelligence era, which is signifying a fundamental shift in the storage landscape. By Adam Day, CEEMA storage category manager at HPE South Africa While we have seen great strides in recent years with the move to flash disk storage...

How to drive down storage costs while data volumes are exploding

As data volumes continue to increase exponentially the value of data is more critical to business than ever before. By Hayden Sadler, country manager at Infinidat However, IT budgets are constantly being squeezed and since enterprise storage makes up a significant...

A good cloud strategy needs intelligent storage

At no point in time has IT architecture and data storage been as complex, diverse and dynamic as it is today. In addition, skyrocketing growth of data that comes from multiple sources is putting enterprise storage under pressure – data that now lives in a cloud...

Is AI the key to managing rampant data storage costs?

We are currently living in a data economy, where most businesses’ competitive advantage stems from its ability to analyse data, improve customer experience and decision-making. By Eran Brown, chief technology officer: EMEA at Infinidat As this data increases,...