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Last year, the European Parliament approved what is arguably the biggest game-changer in data protection and privacy legislation for decades. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact upon all organisations which process an EU citizen’s personal data, and aims to encourage organisations to construct a data protection strategy with privacy at the core.
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Big data is a big deal for research-led universities. But deploying the right big data solution isn’t easy. Here are the five main challenges HE institutions face, and how to solve them.
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When you switch to a SaaS solution, it’s easy to assume your provider has data protection covered. That’s rarely the case. Here are five things you absolutely need to know before moving data to the cloud.
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If an HE institution loses staff in the middle of a project, it can be hard to replace them. If you’re struggling with growing research data volumes and less manpower to manage them, this blog can help you take back control of even the largest research data sets.
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HE institutions need to manage unpredictable amounts of unstructured data for long periods of time, and share it with geographically dispersed students, staff and researchers. Object storage can help them do both – and much more besides.
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In this post our technical services manager Will Bush Details his experiences and thoughts surrounding SaaS backup for enterprises with Tectrade partner Asigra.
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Today, very few UK higher education institutions have any slack in their IT budgets. As they compete to turn student fees into great student experiences – and grants into world-leading research – every pound has to count.
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Many Higher Education IT departments are struggling with the ability to access, analyse, and manage vast volumes of data while keeping budgets in the black.
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Today, Britain is still part of the EU remaining compliant with the DPD (Data Protection Directive) until Brexit is negotiated and finalised - likely to be 2018. It is then possible that the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will replace the DPD if the exit requires the continuation of EU law.
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When your organisation produces massive amounts of data, keeping it all readily available – and protected – can be a constant struggle. Here’s how to win the battle once and for all, with a sustainable approach to storage architecture.
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