The Importance of Disaster Recovery Testing

When considering disaster recovery, any organisation that has seriously examined the impact of a total loss of IT systems would have determined that the desired recovery time objectives (RTOs) are tight. After all, time is money. The backup…


Data Centres: To Build or Not to Build?

There are a number of triggers such as business growth and office relocation which may cause an organisation to evaluate the adequacy of their current data centre. The decision of whether to outsource a data centre as opposed maintaining one…


Shrinking Legacy IT Business sees HDS Grow in the Cloud

Historically known as an enterprise storage-focused vendor, Hitachi Data System continues to work its way into the cloud market, which it sees as a “growth opportunity” and complementary to its long-time storage business. Speaking with ZDNet, Adrian…