Storage News & Opinions

Microsoft slashes Azure backup storage prices 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
AWS launches cross-region replication.
 
How a 50c fan pushed Teachers Mutual Bank to active-active 
By Ry Crozier | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Core banking outage forces data centre overhaul.
 
Google betas cold data cloud storage 
By Penny Wolf | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hello Nearline, goodbye tape.
 
Global outage hits Apple App, iTunes stores 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Internal DNS problem stops purchases, downloads and updates.
 
Google promises smaller changes after Compute Engine hiccup 
 
Equinix's Melbourne data centre to open in weeks 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
ME1 to span 9800 square metres and 1500 cabinets.
 
Alibaba muscles in on Amazon's turf with new US data centre 
By John Ruwitch, Paul Carsten | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Chinese cloud business starts building in Silicon Valley.
 
Rio Tinto sets up data analytics centre in India 
 
Amazon avoids big cloud reboot over Xen flaw  
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Rackspace to reboot in two days' time.
 
Apple to spend billions on two new Euro data centres 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Powered by renewable energy.
 
Researchers make DNA data storage breakthrough 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Data retention for eternity.
 
Microsoft promises not to use customer data for ads 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Adopts ISO/IEC 27018 standard for cloud privacy.
 
Box to let customers manage encryption keys 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Collaboration with AWS and Gemalto.
 
SA govt stands firm against offshore data hosting 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Kicks off statewide cloud panel.
 
VMware and Google in enterprise public cloud tie-up 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
vCloud Air gets Google Cloud Platform service access.
 
Amazon wind farm to power data centres 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aims for 150 megawatt capacity.
 
NSW after CIO to lead 'unprecedented' library digitisation 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
State Library kicks off recruitment.
 
NSW Police to equip 1000 cops with body-worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues spec sheet for 267 devices.
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Data centre outage hits all Queensland hospitals 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Updated] CTO explains what happened.
 
AWS Zocalo comes to Sydney 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
More flexibility for data sovereignty requirements.
 
Dropbox for Business API launched 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Playing catch-up with Box.net.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
AWS ups storage ante with 5TB Zocalo files 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mobile clients get upgrades.
 
Azure cloud suffers multi-region outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Microsoft offers details on bug.
 
Inside the early days of Singapore's first privacy regime 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
"Still a fair amount of work to do" in data hosting hotspot.
 
Telstra to host VMware's next hybrid cloud 
Melbourne instance to launch first.
 
Dropbox joins forces with Microsoft for Office integration 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dropbox for Business users will require Office 365 subscription.
 
NetApp goes all-in on cloud 
By Justin Warren | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Plans for ONTAP as a virtual appliance on public clouds.
 
HDS, Equinix tie-up for global hybrid cloud deal 
Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Storage giant accepts inevitability of cloud.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Amazon Web Services to build two Sydney data centres 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Exclusive: Not enough co-lo capacity for cloud provider’s growth.
 
Deakin University to use machine learning for student support 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
As ANZ Bank's Watson-powered insurance experiment goes live.
 
Microsoft crowns Azure ready for Aus govt workloads 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ticks off a few compliance items prior to launch.
 
Xen bug made AWS, Rackspace data vulnerable to leaking 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rackspace chief exec apologises.
 
Rackspace forced to reboot cloud over Xen bug 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney servers restart on Wednesday.
 
Amazon forced to reboot EC2 to patch Xen bug 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rolling restarts over next week.
 
Cisco buys private cloud provider startup Metacloud 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Acquisition to accelerate Intercloud offering.
 
Rackspace dumps plans to sell 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Names new CEO.
 
Extreme upgrade pain for XtremIO customers 
By Justin Warren | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Requires a full wipe.
 
Canberra Data Centres goes national 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes up space with Digital Realty.
 
The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: The full list of subcontractors.
 
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Cash rolls in for ground-breaking optical storage study 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shrinking the data centre down to one compact disc.
 
Azure gets Kubernetes and Docker support 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Microsoft open sources visual tool for Kubernetes.
 
SITA switches data centre over to Telstra 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates facility over a weekend.
 
Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices to match Google 
 
Will Nutanix be outflanked before reaching IPO? 
By Justin Warren | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
VMware muscles in on storage startup in hyper-converged infrastructure.
 
Google adds Mesosphere clusters to Cloud Platform 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kubernetes for Mesos now available.
 
NSW Govt data centres on track to be Australia's greenest 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Assessment towards five-star NABERS rating starts today.
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