Elastic pricing for storage capacity when you need it

In recent years, storage pricing models have undergone a significant shift. By Eran Brown, chief technology officer: EMEA at Infinidat To give customers more choice, vendors have introduced cloud-like, pay-as-you-go models as alternatives to their tried-and-true,...

Cost-effective IT strategy key to navigating uncertain times

Midsize enterprises are at a crossroads. To innovate and thrive in the current economy, they need to be able to rely on sound data management. But data storage solutions can be costly, says Theo Odendaal, pre-sales manager for Hitachi Vantara, South Africa. It’s...

Dealing with dark data in financial services

Data is widely acknowledged to be one of a business’ most valuable assets. Yet even data can depreciate in value, writes Jasmit Sagoo, senior director: Northern Europe at Veritas Technologies. Like currency itself, it is always changing and evolving with new types...

Can your backup solution handle present and future needs?

With the accelerating growth of data continuing unabated, many organisations are faced with backup solutions that are unable to keep pace. By Modeen Malick, senior systems engineer at Commvault South Africa The result is the creation of gaps in the backup and recovery...

An intelligent approach to future-proof data storage

Businesses are under pressure to deliver better customer experiences and increased revenue while decreasing costs, which results in shrinking IT budgets. This is compounded by the need to store ever-increasing volumes of data to deliver these services. By Hayden...

Is software-defined storage going to revolutionise your business?

The growing importance of data to a business, coupled with ever-increasing capacity needs and always tight IT budgets, means chief technology officers (CTOs) are looking for solutions to help them optimise storage. By Hayden Sadler, country manager at Infinidat South...