What Is Secondary Storage?

Secondary data storage does not have the same requirement as primary storage to be accessed quickly, however, depending on its uses this could become a feature. Learn more about secondary storage and how it can benefit your organisation.

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Archive Or Delete – What Should You Do With Your Data?

In an age where data is exploding in size, primary storage is a premium and there are threats from every angle, it is important to manage data more effectively. For a network manager, it can become a time-consuming task simply deciding which data to keep and what to remove. So how do you understand what’s on your network and how best to manage it?

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Data Archiving Best Practice Overview

Data archiving is used to reduce primary storage consumption and the costs related to it. Data that is no longer in use but not yet obsolete can be moved off primary storage space. As an alternative, cloud-based archiving achieves both goals because of cloud storage being so cost effective.

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Cloud Archiving vs Tape Archiving

Data archiving is defined as the process of identifying and moving inactive data out of live systems and into long-term archival storage systems. In this article, we explore the pros and cons of using cloud or tape archiving in freeing up expensive primary storage space in your organisation.

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Vote Leave becomes first UK victim of GDPR

With the General Data Protection Regulation in full effect the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK’s regulatory authority, has issued the first official enforcement notice to an organisation for failing to follow the data protection law.

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Data Archiving vs Data Backup – What’s The Difference?

Through the life cycle of data, organisations will have to take different actions to ensure data is managed correctly, two such methods are data backup and data archiving and while they can be similar they are not the same.

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Dixons Breach Becomes Super-breach Following Review

Earlier this year high street electronics firm Dixons Carphone revealed that a data breach had occurred the previous year, effecting over 1 million cu…

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When Will We See The First GDPR Mega-fines?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect several months ago, threatening to change the way organisations look after data forever…

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Is Ransomware Still Something That Organisations Fear?

Ransomware is malicious software that infects a computer, network or data. A computer will either be locked or have the data encrypted, held hostage, …

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Why Simply Backing Up Data Is No Longer Enough

Protecting data is not a new concept. Organisations of all sizes have, for decades, utilised a mixture of hardware and software to protect data, ensur…

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Mid-year Cyber-security Breach Review

Cyber-security and cyber-crime have been major talking points in recent years, with breaches and hacks affecting some of the largest companies and put…

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Cyber-crime Court To Be Set Up In London

As cyber-crime continues to grow as a threat to organisations of all sizes, it has been announced that London will host a specialised,flagship cyber-c…

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