Month: June 2015

The backdoor threat to UK plc

26th June 2015

The new crisis regarding creating a “backdoor” or a “golden key” to encrypted hard drives is a major threat to technology. The National Security Agency (NSA) director, Mike Rogers, tried to calm doubts about the government’s plans to maintain built-in access to data held by US technology companies, by saying that creating these “backdoors” will not be harmful to privacy, would not fatally compromise encryption and would not ruin international markets for US technology products. Continue reading…

NAS 101- What is Network Attached Storage?

24th June 2015

Data is a critical asset for companies today. Without access to their data, companies may not be able to provide their customers with the level of service desired. Poor customer service, loss of sales or team collaboration problems are all examples of what can happen when information is not available to teams within a company.

Additionally, when it comes to data storage, small businesses find themselves faced with other issues, such as needing their storage solution to be:

  • Lower cost
  • Easy to operate (many small businesses do not have IT staff)
  • Capable of growing alongside their storage needs
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Data Centres and Big Data trends

18th June 2015

Several converging trends, such as IT consumerization, increased number of users, more devices and a lot more data, have pushed the storage environment to a new level. Now, these new technologies aren’t only driving the cloud — they’re pushing forward all of the technologies that support cloud computing. At the epicentre of the cloud sits the data centre. This is the central point where all information is gathered, and then distributed to other data centres or to the end-user. Continue reading…

Go LED with Port Designs

16th June 2015

Origin Storage is introducing the new revolutionary GO LED Backpack by Port Designs. The new backpack has an integrated indicator light display. Made for mobility and commuting, GO LED backpack has a flashing LED panel increasing visibility during journeys, sport activities and leisure trips. Continue reading…

Expanding the storage arena with Qsan

16th June 2015

Origin Storage has taken on board Qsan, a global leader in advanced storage solutions. As Qsan’s official UK distributor for its TrioNAS range of products, Origin will bring enterprise-class features to small and medium sized businesses.

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