Data Management – A Growing Problem
Data on file servers grows very quickly unless you have a plan to manage and control it with the right tools.
Symptoms include increased backup times, Backups that just won’t run, Backup timeframes over 24 hours, Backup costs, server performance, server crash, restoration timeframes and management costs, to eventually a complete lack of storage space.
Simply put – it is impossible to manage the problem when you have no visibility and capability to manage it.
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FileArchiver Delivers Much More Than Just File Archiving
Fiona Mulvaney – Waterford Technologies
Traditionally, many people view a file archiving solution as purely a solution that reduces the space on an organization’s file servers. But can file server archiving deliver more than just space savings? Based on our discussions with our customers, our archiving solution FileArchiver is delivering much more than just archiving to their businesses.
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What if Disaster Strikes?
Mark Mulcahy – Waterford Technologies
As a data centre, your raison d’être is to keep your clients’ data safe and to keep their businesses up and running. But what if disaster strikes?
You might not think that the UK is rife with freakish natural disasters – there’s certainly not usually anything on the scale of, say, Hurricane Sandy taking out Datagram and sending the Huffington Post, Gawker, Gizmodo and Buzzfeed websites offline – but according to research commissioned by Zenium Technology Partners in 2015, 45% of UK data centres have suffered a natural disaster.
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Revenue Boost For Data Centres
Mark Mulcahy – Waterford Technologies
Data centres looking to add value to their proposition and boost recurring revenue streams should be looking to file archiving as a solution. Not only does it allow you to be more intelligent with how you store data, but also lets you offer a more tailored service to your customers, ensuring they get the storage solution that’s right for them.
Waterford Technologies provides market leading file archiving and file analysing software which gives the biggest margin opportunities for data service providers and resellers.
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Simplify the process with these handy tips.
If you don’t already have a data archiving solution in place these top tips courtesy of Redcentric should sum up the importance or data archiving for you.
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File archiving is a valuable tool for any organisation that needs to free up storage capacity – moving unused data off of active storage systems.
Gary White- Waterford Technologies
For example, you may not know if you’ll need a piece of data in five years or from five years ago, but you know cannot delete it either, so you place the data into a long-term storage system where it’s accessible if needed. That long-term storage is the archive. Design documents, software builds and images are just a few of the data types that are often relegated to archives.
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I thought it might be interesting to summarise the top 10 trends in managing data, both Email and File based our observations from the market and based on our actual work & interaction with our customers in 2014.
Fiona Mulvaney- Waterford Technologies
Our customers are spread across all verticals & sectors and geographies from a legal firm in Cork to a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services based in India.
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It might seem like an odd question, but there is an equivalent in the world of IT.
Peter Sweeney- Waterford Technologies
You probably wouldn’t do this as the cost hugely outweighs the value of the items concerned. Most people, if they were honest, would have to say that their wardrobes are full of stuff that they are never going to wear again but just can’t get around to sending the clothes to recycling or the charity shop. There is always an element of “what if I need it one day”, nagging away at the back of their minds.
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TechCentral.ie has published an article this week about how much Global Businesses lose every year due to data loss and downtime.
It is interesting to see a monetary value placed on the data loss in 2014 worldwide. It brings to the fore the real dangers we don’t see when it comes to data loss as a business.
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