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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

Long-Term Data Storage – article in EBR and forthcoming webinar

By |September 30th, 2013|

The new edition of European Biopharmaceutical Review contains an article by Jim Cook, CEO of Arkivum. Read the article here to:

understand how to reduce costs and improve long-term document and […]

NGS Data Congress, London

By |June 22nd, 2013|

Another successful NGS related conference. Matthew’s presentation is available here

Scientific Archivists Group 2013 Edinburgh

By |May 10th, 2013|

Matthew’s presentation at this event was on the challenges and solutions to long term records retention and access. We recently received the results from the feedback forms completed […]

8k Traffic jam ahead

By |April 22nd, 2013|

Matthew Addis, CTO Arkivum, talks about issues around increased data volume from higher resolution formats on the Presto Centre blog.