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Back-Up Lessons Learnt From Myspace Data Loss

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Social media network Myspace suffered a data loss in February 2018 during a server migration project. The company admits on its website that “…any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologise for the inconvenience.” However, while it’s good of Myspace to offer an apology to its users, the assumption that emerges from this incident – whether true or not - is that the firm didn’t properly back up its data By Gra...

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Embracing the Intelligent Edge

The large and complex datacentre has, for many years, been the backbone of computing networks - a central core to process data, information and transactions. However, recent research from Gartner suggests that, by 2022, 75% of enterprise-generated data will be processed outside the datacentre, at ‘the Edge’. By Alexander Mikoyan – Team Leader for Large Enterprises at HPE UK&I.

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Back-Up Lessons From Myspace Data Loss

Social media network Myspace suffered a data loss in February 2018 during a server migration project. The company admits on its website that “…any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologise for the inconvenience.” However, while it’s good of Myspace to offer an apology to its users, the assumption that emerges from this incident – whether true or not - is that the firm didn’t properly back up its data. By G...

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Is your data pulling its weight?

Peel away the shiney facade of any great business and you’ll no doubt see the same things. Data. People. Process. This combination, when correctly tuned, is a critical factor in the success of businesses today. So I’m always surprised when I work with clients who haven’t yet discovered this secret sauce and who aren't yet driving value from their data. By Richard Simmons, Chief Technologist for Business Intelligence and Analytics, Logicalis.

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Digital times are different times

The market as we know it is changing, with digital developments succeeding each other at breakneck speed. Traditional companies are being overtaken left, right and centre by the digital native start-ups, who are not impacted by legacy, and now superfluous, real estate. However, even if you as a company have gone through a successful digital transformation, it’s quickly becoming apparent that new risks are waiting in the wings. By Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn, Zerto.

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Myspace, migration, and why it pays to pay attention to ‘dull’ data policies

The world runs on data. Everyone has their own data that keeps their world spinning. Personal data and content data (music, photos, files and videos) keep our achievements and our memories alive. And data keeps our business world spinning too, from customer data to online content. So, what happens when all this data is lost, destroyed or otherwise unrecoverable? As Myspace and their users have discovered, it’s not good. When that lost data is integral to your business, it goes from data debac...

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