Open access to research data. It’s easier than you think.

By |December 19th, 2014|

The open access movement, which works toward reducing limitations on data sharing (and promoting it of course), has grown rapidly in the last decade. The EPSRC has, as we know, […]

Maximising long-term open access to research data (keeping funding bodies happy)

By |December 17th, 2014|

Have you ever wondered how research funding bodies extend the value of their grant cash—helping them continue to earn income over the long term? It’s by making sure that the […]

Do you know what journeys your data has been on? And what’s a chain of custody anyway?

By |December 11th, 2014|

Are you confident you can assert the provenance of your data?
If faced with a compliance audit, would you able to prove your data’s authenticity by providing a trail back to […]

You need a data archiving strategy: Because your data isn’t going to archive itself

By |December 8th, 2014|

Like many institutions out there, you’re probably facing a colossal pile of data. Before it adds up, it may be time to consider how your organisation is going to handle […]

From tiny to massive – Archives can start small so get on the ladder today

By |December 4th, 2014|

Have you been thinking about migrating to a digital archive service but are not sure that your volumes are big enough right now? Well, don’t worry; you don’t need to […]

5 Reasons why you need digital data archiving

By |December 3rd, 2014|

Digital data archiving.

Data archiving.


What is it and how will you know if you need it?

If you or your organisation have large volumes of data that need to be kept for a […]

How durable is your cloud storage service?

By |November 25th, 2014|

Cloud storage providers are entrusted with the long-term storage of data and we trust them with that data because they provide claims of very low rates of data loss. What […]

Long-term data archiving and storage: What makes it cost-effective?

By |November 19th, 2014|

What’s indisputable in 2014 is that data volumes are rising each day. As you face the challenge of managing and monitoring this massive wave of data, what is your biggest […]

Jisc Framework: Reduced pricing for large data volumes.

By |November 12th, 2014|

Sustainable, budget-conscious data archiving is increasingly a key issue for research and education organisations, causing many of them to review their current data archiving capacity. And with 1 May 2015 […]

Loughborough University partners with Figshare, Symplectic and Arkivum

By |November 6th, 2014|

To create UK’s first integrated research data management solution
Chippenham, Wiltshire and London, UK – 6 November 2014 – Loughborough University today announced a joint venture to deliver an integrated solution […]

Event snapshot – Data Storage & Preservation Strategies for RDM

By |November 4th, 2014|

Data Storage & Preservation Strategies for RDM
ECCI, Edinburgh – 27 October 2014
Speakers from the Brain Research Imaging Centre, the University of Edinburgh, Janet, the Digital Curation Centre, and Arkivum presented […]

Collaborating with vendors of services for digital curation

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Our CTO, Matthew Addis, has written an informative article that takes a vendor perspective to the recent 4C (Collaboration to Clarify the Costs of Curation) draft roadmap document (“Investing in […]

Need to comply with the EPSRC policy framework for RDM?

By |October 29th, 2014|

When the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) announced four years ago that it was issuing long-term storage and preservation guidelines for 2015, 2015 may have seemed far away. […]

Arkivum and Jisc announce reduced data archive pricing for education institutions

By |October 23rd, 2014|

Extends the reach of the original framework agreement
Chippenham, Wiltshire – 23 October 2014, Arkivum, the leading provider of long-term, assured digital data archiving solutions, announced today new, lower priced options […]

On-Site, All-Inclusive, Flexible Digital Data Archiving—What’s Not To Love?

By |October 22nd, 2014|

Have you ever considered migrating your organisation to an offsite cloud service, but were forced to look elsewhere because of confidentiality and regulatory issues? Could your organisation not make the […]

Arkivum/1+1: Long-term, large-scale data archiving and storage

By |October 22nd, 2014|

Picture this common scenario for higher education IT and data managers: it’s the end of the year, and you’re planning out next year’s digital data archiving strategy. You decide that […]

Lab instrument data archiving? That’s a lot of data you’ve got there.

By |October 14th, 2014|

Data intensive instruments
As data volumes continue to explode, how is your organisation going to handle the challenge of managing and monitoring this massive wave of data? Take the biomedical industry, […]

Does your data archive vendor give you documented exit strategy?

By |October 10th, 2014|

If you typically make snappy decisions (they’re good, but they sometimes don’t plan ahead), remember to take a breath before you choose your digital data archive vendor. Companies that are […]

The digital universe is exploding – what archive solution will you choose?

By |October 6th, 2014|

Whether you work in a biomedical facility, university, government entity or elsewhere, the need for digital data archive storage is clearly apparent. The numbers are indisputable: the digital world is […]

Retain patient information for the long term with digital data archiving

By |September 25th, 2014|

As cutting-edge gene sequencing and DNA diagnostic technology takes over the medical community, more data is being generated than ever before. The technology enables healthcare organisations to carry out comprehensive […]

How can universities benefit from digital archiving?

By |September 22nd, 2014|

With numerous universities “going it alone” when it comes to long-term data archiving—often utilising insecure, fragile USB-connected drives that are also completely unmanaged by central IT departments—they are setting themselves […]

Arkivum and Artefactual collaborate to deliver digital preservation and storage solution

By |September 16th, 2014|

Delivering secure, guaranteed archiving from Archivematica digital preservation systems
Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK and New Westminster, Canada – 16th September 2014
Arkivum, a leading provider of long-term assured digital archiving solutions, and Artefactual, […]

Arkivum and figshare announce partnership

By |September 9th, 2014|

Partnership assists UK institutions in compliance with funder research data requirements
Chippenham, Wiltshire and London – 9 September 2014
Arkivum, the provider of large scale, long term, and ultra-safe digital archiving solutions […]

Arkivum announces new Vice President of Channel

By |September 2nd, 2014|

Industry veteran Steve Mackey to lead partner organisation
Chippenham, Wiltshire – 2nd September, Arkivum, the leading provider of long-term assured digital archiving solutions, today announces the appointment of Steve Mackey to […]

Why archiving matters: 2 key points

By |August 21st, 2014|

Having read Mark Whitby’s article about ‘The world’s hard drive is nearly full’, it got me thinking. While the context for Mark’s article is clearly home data storage and archiving of […]

Arkivum Appoints Nik Stanbridge as VP Product Marketing

By |August 21st, 2014|

London, UK. – 21 August, 2014—Arkivum Ltd., leading provider of long-term assured digital archiving solutions, announces the appointment of Nik Stanbridge as VP Product Marketing.

“Nik is joining our team at […]

5 Essential things to look for in a long-term digital archive escrow service

By |August 8th, 2014|

A third-party escrow service is an essential part of a secure, assured, long-term digital archiving service. Here are five essential things to look for in such an escrow service.

An agreement […]

Where does long-term data archiving fit for Higher Education and Research? A quick guide

By |July 14th, 2014|

Take any higher education institution as an example and what you’ll see is a large business with a vast number of subsidiaries. Those subsidiaries are research entities, teaching departments, library […]

What will my data look like in the future? Part II

By |July 3rd, 2014|

This is the second post entitled ‘What will my data look like in the future’. If you’d like to read it before this one, you can do that here.

The world […]