05 December 2018
Seagate claims it has built and tested the world’s first formatted and fully functioning 16TB enterprise hard drive platform in a standard 3.5-inch form factor – the highest capacity hard drives ever produced.
The platform uses the company’s heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology.
Seagate says it developed this to enable the next big increase in the amount of data that can be stored on a hard drive.Find out more
29 October 2018
Manchester City Council (MCC) has awarded a long-term colocation contract to UKFast as part of a major upgrade to its ICT facilities.
The company will host the council’s servers across two separate sites, including two new data centre facilities that it is especially creating.
MCC says UKFast can offer "highly secure" data storage using leading technology that the council couldn't deliver on its own.Find out more
13 August 2018
Almost a million UK businesses do not backup their company data, according to research commissioned by Beaming.
The business ISP also found that a further 2.8 million firms risk losing valuable information by storing electronic copies in the same location as the original data.Find out more
18 July 2018
The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Scientific Computing Department will use Quobyte’s Data Center File System to manage the JASMIN phase 4 ‘super-data-cluster’.
Funded by the Natural Environment Research Council and the UK Space Agency, JASMIN provides the UK and European climate and Earth-system science communities with a globally unique data intensive analysis and computational e-infrastructure.Find out more