My next articles for Computer Weekly’s storage section will look at storage egress charges, and backup maintenance.
Cloud egress charges
What are cloud storage egress charges and what you can do to reduce them?
The piece will cover:
What are cloud egress charges?
How do they compare to others charges made for cloud storage?
What are the risks to organisations from unchecked egress charges?
What can you do to manage and mitigate over-burdensome egress charges?
Deadline for leads: Monday 19 December
Why does backup need maintenance, what does it consist of and how do we do it?
Why can’t you just leave backups to run without some kind of maintenance programme?What can go wrong if you just set and forget?What is involved in maintaining backup systems?
How does use of the cloud change this? We will look at backing up to the cloud as well as cloud to cloud back up.
What tools can you use to help maintain backups?
What innovations in backup might make all this easier?
Deadline for leads: 07 January.
For either of these articles, please contact me by email in the first instance.