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  • Windows Server 2012 cannot be ignored - Tech to watch in 2013

    Windows Server 2012 packs so many new features large and small that any Microsoft shop looking to gain advantages in cost and functionality will have to seriously consider upgrading this year.

  • Data destruction - The in-depth guide

    A key part of any information security strategy is disposing of data once it's no longer needed. Failure to do so can lead to serious breaches of data-protection and privacy policies, compliance problems and added costs.

  • IBM futuristic storage aims for speed and density

    IBM is working on both super-fast and super-dense storage media that should reach enterprises before the end of this decade, and demand in some industries looks likely to keep pace with the advances.

  • A simple guide to thin provisioning

    While provisioning all the capacity of an external disk to a given application, known as full provisioning, ensures the app has plenty of growth potential, it results in poor utilisation rates, a costly problem that can be addressed with thin provisioning technology.

  • A guide to SSDs: What you need to know

    Chances are increasing that you'll use flash memory for primary storage, but nasty surprises are possible with naive adoption

  • Why Apple's Wozniak loves flash storage drives

    Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak accepted a position as chief scientist at solid state drive company Fusion-io earlier this year. Wozniak says he took the job because the company is so much like Apple was in its early days and he sees a huge market for solid state storage on PCIe cards.

  • The future of tape

    As Hamlet might have said "To tape or not to tape", but it's a question that's a no-brainer for most smaller businesses, fighting to contain costs.

  • Blade servers vs. rack servers

    In the world of datacentre computing, there's a lot of contention over whether deploying rackable servers is better than deploying blade servers to host consolidated or virtualised applications.

  • Windows Server 2008 revealed: Hyper-V virtualisation

    Here's a look at how Hyper-V works, its major benefits and when you can expect to deploy this feature in production environments.

  • Archiving has nothing to do with ?Dusty Vaults?

    Archiving terminology seems to have been turned and twisted by a variety of interested parties, confusing the market and hiding its real benefits.





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