Data Storage, Backup, Restore and Recovery, Data Security, Data Management

Data storage is the process of saving digital information in a way that it can be retrieved later. It is a core function of computers and other electronic devices. Data storage can be accomplished using a variety of media, including hard drives, solid-state drives, optical discs, and cloud storage/data centre. A data center is a physical facility that houses computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. These IT Reseller articles relate to Data Storage, Data Storage and backup, Data Storage and Retrieval, Storage application, Storage devices, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Data Security, Data Management, Backup and recovery, Digital Storage & Web storage.

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VictoriaMetrics slashes data storage bills by 90% with world’s most cost-efficient monitoring

1 VictoriaMetrics slashes data storage bills by 90% with world’s most cost-efficient monitoring

VictoriaMetrics has unveiled customer research showing customers can save energy costs and achieve Net Zero carbon compliance faster with VictoriaMetrics in their tech stack.

The AI & Big Data Expo North America is arriving on the 5-6 June 2024.

2 The AI & Big Data Expo North America is arriving on the 5-6 June 2024.

The AI & Big Data Expo North America is arriving on the 5-6 June 2024. With 250+ speakers, 7,000+ attendees, our AI-powered matchmaking tool, live sessions and access to 6 co-located shows, this is not a conference to be missed!

Cirata simplifies Gerrit instance data replication Across multiple global sites

3 Cirata simplifies Gerrit instance data replication Across multiple global sites

Cirata, the company that provides DevOps solutions to enterprise teams to accelerate their productivity, security and scale, has announced the latest version of Cirata Gerrit MultiSite.

Toshiba demonstrates nearline HDDs with capacity of over 30 Terabytes

4 Toshiba demonstrates nearline HDDs with capacity of over 30 Terabytes

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH has announced that Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has successfully achieved storage capacities of over 30TB with two next-generation large capacity magnetic recording technologies for hard disk drives (HDDs).

QBS Software teams up with Dropsuite to boost data protection solutions

5 QBS Software teams up with Dropsuite to boost data protection solutions

QBS Software, provider and distributor of IT management solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership in the UK & Ireland region with Dropsuite.

The intersection of sustainability and productivity

6 The intersection of sustainability and productivity

Rockwell’s Andrea Ruotolo discussed the emergence of “twin transformers” and their likelihood to outperform competitors.Sustainability has been a business factor in manufacturing for more than two decades and the industry as a whole has made significant strides toward becoming less energy and resource intensive.

Foundry for AI by Rackspace partners with Straits Interactive to launch AI Data Protection Officer on Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service

7 Foundry for AI by Rackspace partners with Straits Interactive to launch AI Data Protection Officer on Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service

Rackspace Technology, the end-to-end, hybrid multicloud technology solutions company, has partnered with Straits Interactive, the data protection and governance as-a-service solutions provider, to create an AI Data Protection Officer (DPO) Assistant with Foundry for AI by Rackspace (FAIR) on Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service.

What is a DPIA (and when does a business need one)?

8 What is a DPIA (and when does a business need one)?

Since GDPR’s implementation, consumers have become increasingly aware of the importance of data protection.

Privacy legislation is in a continual state of change; staying up to date and understanding obligations can often be confusing for companies, particularly when it comes to carrying out a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA).

AAEON releases the BOXER-6751-ADP, a rugged Industry 4.0 market solution

9 AAEON releases the BOXER-6751-ADP, a rugged Industry 4.0 market solution

AAEON, provider of integrated Industry 4.0 solutions, has released the BOXER-6751-ADP, a DIN Rail Fanless Embedded Box PC featuring 12th Generation Intel Core Processors.

Quantum integrates enterprise back-up and data protection portfolio with latest Veeam data platform

10 Quantum integrates enterprise back-up and data protection portfolio with latest Veeam data platform

Quantum has announced the qualification of its enterprise back-up storage portfolio with the new Veeam Data Platform, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication (VBR) V12.

Data Storage

Data Storage is a core function of computers and other electronic devices. Data storage devices come in a variety of forms, including hard drives, solid-state drives, optical discs, and flash drives.

The most common type of data storage is file storage. File storage organizes data into files and folders, which makes it easy for users to find and manage their data. Block storage is another type of data storage that is often used for databases. 

Here are some of the different types of data storage:

  • Hard drives: Hard drives are the most common type of data storage. They are relatively inexpensive and can store a large amount of data.
  • Solid-state drives (SSDs): SSDs are newer type of data storage that are faster than hard drives. However, they are also more expensive.
  • Optical discs: Optical discs, such as CDs and DVDs, are a popular type of data storage for storing music, movies, and other files.
  • Flash drives: Flash drives are small, portable devices that can be used to store data. They are a convenient way to transfer data between devices.

Data Centers

A data center is a facility that houses computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. It is a centralized location for the collection, storage, processing, and distribution of data. Data centers are typically used by large organizations, such as corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions.

The key components of a data center include:

  • Servers: Servers are the primary computing devices in a data center. They are responsible for running applications and storing data.
  • Storage: Data centers need a way to store large amounts of data. This is typically done using disk drives, tape drives, or solid-state drives.
  • Networking: Data centers need a reliable network infrastructure to connect the servers and storage devices. This network must be able to handle a high volume of traffic.
  • Power: Data centers need a reliable power supply to keep the servers and storage devices running. This is often done using backup generators and UPS systems.
  • Cooling: Data centers generate a lot of heat. This heat needs to be removed to prevent the servers and storage devices from overheating. This is typically done using air conditioners or chillers.

Data centers are typically located in areas with a cool climate and a reliable power supply. They are also often located in close proximity to major telecommunications networks.

The benefits of using a data center include:

  • Scalability: Data centers can be scaled up or down to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Security: Data centers are typically located in secure facilities with controlled access.
  • Reliability: Data centers are designed to be highly reliable and available.
  • Performance: Data centers can provide high performance for applications and data storage.

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