Yottabytes: Storage and Disaster Recovery:

March, 2011


March 31, 2011  11:32 PM

Companies, Governments Lose Personal Data

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
encryption, government

You know, it's not even that March was all that unusual. But here, on World Backup Day, it's worth looking at some of the incidents that happened this month:

  • The personal information -- including¬†the names, Social Security numbers,...

March 26, 2011  8:13 AM

Governments Also Subject to E-Discovery Regulations

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
e-discovery, esi, government

When new rules for electronic discovery of documents in civil cases went into effect in December, 2006, there was some discussion at the time about whether governments and other public...

March 18, 2011  3:35 PM

Japan Earthquake Affecting Flash Storage Production, Especially for iPad 2s

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
earthquake, ipad 2, japan

Several analyst firms have come out with reports in the past week saying that flash storage production could be affected by the Japanese earthquake. In particular, this could delay manufacturing of Apple's popular iPad 2. iSuppli, in particular, has issued three separate press releases in the...

March 14, 2011  11:46 PM

What Japan is Teaching Us About Disaster Recovery

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
disaster recovery, japan

It's difficult to write this, when the full extent of the earthquake damage to northern Japan isn't yet clear and the nuclear crisis is still escalating.  But now -- when the images are fresh not only to you but also to the managers who approve your disaster recovery projects -- is the best time...

March 7, 2011  5:42 PM

Why is Hiatchi GST Selling Itself to Western Digital?

Posted by: Sharon Fisher

There doesn't seem to be much question about why Western Digital would want to acquire Hitachi GST, its intentions of which it announced today. Why wouldn't the #2...


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