Storage vs. Access

January 27, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

GRM recently completed the offsite relocation of extensive archives for a leading Manhattan-based nonprofit organization that had been an important part of the culture and community of New York City for well over 100 years. Because of this, a large archive of records had been amassed. Realizing they had outgrown the capacity of their existing records storage space, they turned to GRM for offsite document storage.

Data? What data?

January 21, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

We often speak of the massive volume of data that exists and is being created each and every moment of the day. However, if you narrowed it on just a portion of that data, you would find there is a large variety of data out there. Forbes brought this information to us in their article, “Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters.”

Using the Data You Store

January 14, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Data storage continues to be an issue for most organizations. This piece of information might make you feel better about your own situation. At the end of 2012, 1.3 trillion objects were stored in Amazon S3, the world’s largest object storage system. Even more so, that number is growing faster than 1 billion objects per day. InfoWorld brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “What is object storage?”

Where to put all that data?

January 8, 2014  
 Posted in metadata, News

Video capture technology has changed, and so has the need for its storage. Though digital files have become cheaper to create and broadcast, both it and tape-based files need different, but equally secure storage. This interesting information was found in Biz Community in their article, “Managing media assets is critical in digital broadcasting.”

New Records Management System Reduces Operational Costs

December 16, 2013  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

A new online system for the Eugene Police Department records recently went live. This was a huge milestone for the City of Eugene as they worked to change the mainframe-based records system that had been in use since the late 60′s. Partnering with their sister-city Springfield, Eugene chose SunGard, a multinational IT software and services company, to take them through this journey with their Records Management System/ Computer Aided Dispatch System (RMS/CAD).

Facing the Challenge of Big Data

November 21, 2013  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Big data has become those scary words few organizations want to hear, let alone discuss. However, many information professionals would like the opportunity to take on this challenge. The negotiation between the top and middle management seems to hold much progress at a standstill. Most CIOs have trouble working with big data themselves and they have little, or nothing, to offer to business users. CMSWire brought this situation to our attention in their article, “Cloudera Unveils Big Data Search, No Special Training Required.”

New Partnership Delivers Solutions

November 6, 2013  
 Posted in News, storage, Technology

Coraid has announced a technical partnership with Splunk to enable large-scale machine data analytics in Coraid enterprise and cloud data centers through Splunk Enterprise. This interesting information was found on MarketWatch in their article, “Coraid Announces Alliance With Splunk to Tame Large-Scale Machine Data With Scale-Out Storage.”

Storage Process Improved with Partnership

October 31, 2013  
 Posted in News, storage

ITAZ Technologies has partnered with Records and Archive Management Systems, to resell its product Globodox in Kenya. Globodox is an enterprise document management software application that simplifies the process of managing large volumes of data, and makes the process more efficient. Digital Journal brought this news to our attention in their article, “ITAZ Partners with Records and Archive Management Systems (RAMS) to Launch Document Management Software in Kenya.”

Advanced Security Requires Additional Data Storage

September 24, 2013  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Cisco has announced enhancements to its portfolio of safety and security solutions with video surveillance architectures and new IoT enabled solutions that ease management of millions of connected cameras and devices.

Handling all that Data

August 22, 2013  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

Data, metadata, big data — it seems we are drowning in that four letter word. That is not a bad thing, especially if you understand how metadata works with your data in searching and findability.

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