Server & storage

Google Cloud customers can now select regions based on CO2 output
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cloud computing

Google Cloud customers can now select regions based on CO2 output

The update is part of Google’s company-wide sustainability initiative that aims to achieve carbon-free status by 2030
13 Jul 2021
Google replaces Backup and Sync with Drive for Desktop
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file servers

Google replaces Backup and Sync with Drive for Desktop

The tech giant recommends that users transition to the new service by the end of September
13 Jul 2021
The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Spectrum Virtualize
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Whitepaper

The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Spectrum Virtualize

Cost savings and business benefits enabled by storage built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize
9 Jul 2021
IBM FlashSystem 5000 and 5200 for mid-market enterprises
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Whitepaper

IBM FlashSystem 5000 and 5200 for mid-market enterprises

Manage rapid data growth within limited IT budgets
9 Jul 2021
What are petabytes and just how big are they?
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Server & storage

What are petabytes and just how big are they?

Enterprise storage is moving from tera to peta, but what do the terms mean?
9 Jul 2021
Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers

Researchers discover that new functionality has been added to the malware to increase damage
7 Jul 2021
Samsung Q2 profits soar as memory chip demand exceeds expectations
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Business operations

Samsung Q2 profits soar as memory chip demand exceeds expectations

The increase in profits comes despite weakened demand for Samsung's smartphones
7 Jul 2021
Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer
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data centres

Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer

The chip giant will offer the system to academic medical research for free
7 Jul 2021
What is flash storage?
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solid state storage (SSD)

What is flash storage?

It’s touted as being faster than traditional hard drives, but what is flash storage and how does it work?
6 Jul 2021
What is racetrack memory?
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Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
5 Jul 2021
India aims to produce $22 billion worth of IT hardware by 2025
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Hardware

India aims to produce $22 billion worth of IT hardware by 2025

A $1 billion incentive plan includes cash incentives to produce laptops and servers locally
2 Jul 2021
Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS1821+ review: Hard to fault

A powerful desktop NAS offering every storage feature an SMB is likely to need at a very fair price
1 Jul 2021
Australia's National Archives given $67 million to digitise historical artefacts
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digital transformation

Australia's National Archives given $67 million to digitise historical artefacts

WW2 service records and tapes of the Stolen Generation royal commission are said to be at risk in their current form
1 Jul 2021
Western Digital to provide recovery services for hacked NAS drives
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malware

Western Digital to provide recovery services for hacked NAS drives

Users affected by the cyber attack will be able to upgrade to a new My Cloud device
30 Jun 2021
HDD vs SSD: Which storage solution is best for you?
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Hardware

HDD vs SSD: Which storage solution is best for you?

You can have your storage cheap and slow or fast and pricey
29 Jun 2021
Japan's Fugaku retains title of world's fastest supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Japan's Fugaku retains title of world's fastest supercomputer

The Arm-based machine was three times as fast as the machine that came second in the ranking
29 Jun 2021
Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?
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virtualisation

Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?

Running virtual servers can help create a more efficient IT infrastructure
25 Jun 2021
Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks
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Server & storage

Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks

Company confirms spate of factory resets were triggered remotely
25 Jun 2021
5 best Linux file managers
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Linux

5 best Linux file managers

Using a dedicated file manager will make working with Linux a whole lot easier
23 Jun 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
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web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
23 Jun 2021
Intel data centre boss exits as CEO plots major shake-up
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Careers & training

Intel data centre boss exits as CEO plots major shake-up

The move is part of a major restructure at the firm which involves the creation of two new business units
23 Jun 2021
What is an embedded system?
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Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
22 Jun 2021
How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business
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cloud hosting

How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business

Whether you've already moved your servers to the cloud or are in the market for something new, here's what to look out for
18 Jun 2021
Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China
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data centres

Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China

The company is planning four new data centres in China to meet surging demand for its services
18 Jun 2021