Combat File Volatility

Recently ZDNet reported that Microsoft’s long-awaited feature update introduced a bug which deleted user files in a way not easily recoverable. An underappreciated problem with modern computer systems is despite the layers of error detection, they remain unable to tell the user when files (or folders full of files) simply disappear. The cause can be…Read More

Safeguard Your Surveillance Data or Fall Foul of the Law

Video surveillance has advanced rapidly since CCTV was invented in 1942. However, the ongoing growth in the use of video surveillance brings with it new challenges for data storage, and as the role of CCTV grows ever more important, it is critical that it is managed and protected in the correct way. In particular, it’s…Read More

The Best of Both Worlds

Although the cloud does bring a wealth of business benefits, it’s important to find the right ‘cloud balance’ for your business. By this we mean a complimentary architecture that supports both cloud and on-premises hardware to provide your business with the best of both worlds. Cloud computing offers flexibility and elasticity, but it’s also important…Read More

What’s the Difference between Nexsan Unity n-Way Sync and Snap and Rep?

One of the questions that always comes up is what is the difference between Nexsan UnityTM n-Way Sync private cloud file sync and the snapshots and replication that are commonly used in storage today?  It’s really about accessibility to the user so let me explain. Simply stated, snap and rep is an IT function.  It…Read More

Vote for Nexsan in the SVC Awards 2017

We’re pleased to share the news that Nexsan has been announced as a finalist in the SVC Awards 2017! We have been shortlisted in the ‘Storage Innovation of the Year’ category for our UnityTM storage platform. The SVC Awards acknowledge the year’s most exceptional products, services and companies from the cloud, storage and virtualization industries.…Read More

E-Series P with Customer Configurable 12 High-Speed Host Interface Ports

The E-Series P now comes with an option for two additional high speed host ports on each of the RAID controllers. The resulting total of 12 high-speed host ports per system delivers industry-leading connectivity to make the Nexsan E-Series P even easier to deploy in your environment. You get the flexibility of customer-configurable ports so…Read More

Merging Data Storage Silos – A Storage Switzerland Chalk Talk

At VMworld 2017, Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and Nexsan’s Founder and CTO, Gary Watson met for a “Chalk Talk” about the complexities of managing multiple storage systems and how these silos can be merged into a new, different kind of storage.   Click here to watch the video. Some of the typical data storage silos include…Read More

Blockchain for Ransomware Protection

There’s been a lot of buzz about blockchain and how it plays in our digital world.  Blockchain, originally devised for the digital currency Bitcoin, is getting a “bad rap” because bitcoins are the chosen currency by cybercriminals in ransomware attacks.  The underlying technology that gives blockchain a variety of uses is the ability to allow…Read More

GDPR, Cloud Trust and Security – Our Latest Survey Results

We recently did a snap survey amongst 100 UK-based IT professionals to find out where companies are at in terms of preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which come into effect next year. The results showed that almost half (48%) did not know what GDPR is, and only 40% were able to confirm…Read More

Working Remotely with the Right Access

We have all been there…..we are on vacation, but we need to keep up with projects or various work items while we are out.  It’s a drag to lug your laptop along and try to get good enough coverage from some locations to get onto VPN so you can access your files on the network.…Read More