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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 […]

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 […]

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

By |June 26th, 2014|

In this two part blog post, we’ll look at the continuing evolution of technology, data and the future of computing and we’ll explore what that might mean for you and […]

Arkivum announces first certified data archiving connection to the N3 network

By |May 27th, 2014|

Long-term data archiving service now available to NHS
Chippenham, Wiltshire – Wednesday, 28th May 2014 – Arkivum, the provider of large scale, long term, and ultra-safe digital archiving solutions today announced […]

Hazards of the Cloud?

By |May 22nd, 2014|

Dedoose’s data-storage service, Black Eye, its crash and recovery effort sets researchers back
As many of you may be aware, Dedoose (http://www.dedoose.com/), a Cloud-based application for managing research data came crashing […]

Arkivum announces five new customers via the Janet Data Archive Framework Agreement

By |May 7th, 2014|

Queens Belfast, Gonville & Caius, UCL, and the Universities of Leeds and York choose 100% data integrity guarantee

Didcot, Oxfordshire and Chippenham, Wiltshire – 7th May 2014 – Jisc […]

Arkivum announced as one of eight winners of competition for innovative technology to support cancer research

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 07 May 2014  Arkivum was recently announced as one of the winners of a £10 million government-funded competition to help businesses develop new technology to map and analyse […]

3 Basic Questions about Backup vs. Archive

By |April 30th, 2014|

While not the most trendy of subjects, backup and archive are things we often use as interchangeable terms that we should really understand, even if at a basic level. Data […]

Arkivum and CFMS announce new partnership details

By |April 3rd, 2014|

Delivering secure, guaranteed archiving from HPC modelling and simulation projects

Chippenham, Wiltshire – Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Arkivum, providers of large scale, long term, and cost […]

Arkivum successfully completes funding round of up to £1.9m

By |April 2nd, 2014|

Oxford Capital joins existing investors IP Group and Parkwalk Advisors

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 2 April 2014

Arkivum, a leading provider of large scale, long-term, and cost-effective […]

ULCC and Arkivum announce partnership.

By |March 19th, 2014|

London, UK – February 12th 2014

 The University of London Computer Centre (ULCC), the leading IT service provider to the UK education sector, and Arkivum Ltd., providers […]

Crunching Numbers and Comparing Costs

By |March 18th, 2014|

Matthew Addis, CTO Arkivum, talks on the 4C project blog about his thoughts after one of the workshops at JISC digifest last week : – 4cproject website


Next Generation Sequencing and the Big Data Bottleneck

By |March 17th, 2014|

NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) is a technology that has become the norm in Pharma, Biotech, academic and clinical genetics labs around the globe. The use of NGS to […]

The Magic Wardrobe

By |February 24th, 2014|

I have always loved reading books; they take me to different worlds and let my imagination run riot. One of my favourite childhood books was The Lion, the […]

HPC, Big Data and the future

By |February 14th, 2014|

HPC (high performance computing) is becoming the norm for business. It’s far removed from the 1970’s where we were happy that supercomputers could help with weather modeling. We’re […]

Recordings for webinars around the Janet Data Archive Framework Agreement now available.

By |February 3rd, 2014|

Held on 22nd January 2014: Janet Data Archiving Service Framework Agreement looked at how the agreement works and the experience of one University.

Held on 31st January 2014: The Arkivum […]

Children, Penguins and a Disney club

By |January 30th, 2014|

“Daddy, you have to wake up right now, this is a major importance” was how my morning started today.

Club Penguin, the children’s game website from Disney, […]

An unexpected January deluge and news of Janet!

By |January 14th, 2014|

January for most of us is a hangover month, the festive days of Christmas and the celebration of New Year have disappeared and the days are cold, wet […]

Janet awards framework to Arkivum to provide fast and cost-effective archiving for research and education.

By |January 14th, 2014|

Didcot, Oxfordshire and Chippenham, Wiltshire – 14 January 2014

Janet, part of the Jisc Group, is today announcing a framework agreement with Arkivum Ltd for the provision of “Data […]

The Arkivum Handbag

By |January 7th, 2014|

For work I carry a rucksack, which is weighted down by pretty much everything. I am just one of those people that carries all sorts of things “just […]

Arkivum’s “100% Guarantee Against Data Loss” Backed by Apache Cassandra

By |January 1st, 2014|

Read this on the Planet Cassandra blog

I want to read that book again in 5 years’ time

By |December 16th, 2013|

Like many people over the last few years, I’ve invested in an eBook reader and have purchased many books via its online store. All was well until recently […]

Where’s your Integrity?

By |December 12th, 2013|

Matthew Addis CTO of Arkivum tackles the tough questions on how to ensure long-term data archive integrity. Integrity is word that means different things to different people. Generally […]

Ego, purpose and hope: exploring the archive drive

By |November 29th, 2013|

I recently moved house and there are a few boxes that I’m still in the process of unpacking. These are the boxes that contain “things”: papers and souvenirs […]

Arkivum and Cristie Data announce partnership

By |October 31st, 2013|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 31st October 2013 – Arkivum Ltd announce it’s partnership with Cristie Data, one of the UK IT storage industry’s most enduring names.

Janet Blake, MD, Cristie […]

Arkivum’s data archiving service connected to Janet network.

By |October 31st, 2013|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 11 December 2013

Arkivum Ltd, providers of the leading long term data archive service, are delighted to provide their clients in the higher education and research […]

The Carrot and the Stick

By |October 29th, 2013|

Matthew Addis, CTO Arkivum, talks about costs, carrots and sticks on the 4C project blog: 4cproject website