The 3 building blocks for preserving digital (and digitised) assets

By |August 26th, 2015|

Photographs, negatives, slides, audio cassettes, vinyl records, film, video and audio tapes, DAT tape, MiniDiscs, CD-Rs, documents, manuscripts, objects, artworks…

Preserving, indexing and archiving these assets is a long-term and necessary […]

Tape storage stops you losing your data (guaranteed)

By |August 26th, 2015|

Losing data is never a good thing, but losing data forever, for a business is, well, unthinkable. It has however been reported that lightning struck one of Google’s data centres four […]

Loughborough University shortlisted for UK IT Industry Awards 2015 with Arkivum and Figshare combined solution

By |August 25th, 2015|

Loughborough University has been shortlisted in the Best use of Cloud Services category having deployed Arkivum/100 and Figshare for institutions

Chippenham, Wiltshire, 25th August 2015 – Arkivum, the provider of ultra-safe […]

Helping African nations with an open access policy

By |August 12th, 2015|

In Canada, scientists and researchers have seen a new open access policy put into place at the nation’s International Development Research Center (IDRC) that benefits African nations.

Life sciences, innovation and data workflows

By |August 10th, 2015|

With UK life sciences funding at a 10-year high, and Parliament’s new drive to stimulate and grow the industry, it’s safe to say that the nation is headed into an era of innovation.

North Bristol NHS Trust and Bristol Genetics Laboratory deploy Arkivum long-term, assured archiving service for its digital genetics data.

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 5th August 2015, Arkivum, the leading provider of ultra-safe and secure, long-term, large-scale digital data storage and archive services announced today that its Arkivum/100 service has been […]

How to meet the data storage needs of researchers in 150 research groups [Case Study]

By |August 3rd, 2015|

If you want to cut to the chase you can get the full case study here.

It’s a common problem in universities. You have thousands of researchers in a very wide […]

Loughborough University Deploys an Integrated Arkivum and Figshare Data Archiving and Discovery System

By |July 31st, 2015|

Loughborough University has taken an innovative approach to making academic research more efficient by using the Figshare data discovery solution as a front-end to the Arkivum long-term and large-scale data archiving service.

The Netherlands are at it again – leading the fight for open access

By |July 30th, 2015|

Universities in The Netherlands are pressuring Elsevier to make freely available online all Dutch research papers by 2024 (with 60% by 2019).

‘Digital drafts’ in digital repositories: another route to open access

By |July 28th, 2015|

Researchers are within their rights to publish peer-reviewed digital drafts on digital repositories prior to their being edited for publication.

The next Life Sciences investment domino falls: Sean Parker

By |July 23rd, 2015|

A few weeks ago, we wrote a post addressing Google’s investment in the life sciences. Bill Maris, the president and managing partner of Google’s investment arm (Google Venture), was the […]

University of Salford Selects Arkivum and Figshare to Create an Integrated Research Data Management Solution

By |July 22nd, 2015|

Chippenham, Wiltshire and Salford, UK – 23 July 2015

Arkivum, the provider of ultra-safe and secure, long-term, large-scale digital data storage and archive services is delighted to announce today that University […]

Boom! That’s the sound of today’s UK life sciences industry!

By |July 21st, 2015|

It’s an exciting time to be part of the life sciences industry in Britain. And it’s mainly because the government has recently taken a much more proactive approach to growing […]

Wiley, Figshare and the open access journal movement

By |July 17th, 2015|

As major proponents of open access in the UK and throughout the world, we try to keep you up to date on the latest news surrounding the subject. While our […]

Workflows are the actionable and practical day-to-day aspects of RDM

By |July 16th, 2015|

Are you managing data generated by research? Did you know that the ability to define and automate RDM workflow processes is one of the key ways of ensuring their quality, […]

Just what is open access anyway?

By |July 9th, 2015|

If you’re a member of the academic or scientific communities then you’re probably familiar with open access, however there are a number of individuals who are still a little perplexed […]

What? You’re only backing up your data?!

By |July 7th, 2015|

If you’ve ever worked in higher education—whether as a professor or administrator – then you know one of the most important keystrokes you’ve mastered on your computer is Ctrl+S (or […]

Could better open access in science save the world?

By |July 7th, 2015|

Today there seems to be an Armageddon scenario for everything. Whether you’re worried about the world descending into war or a super-virus rapidly infecting everyone, there is a lot of […]

Are Elsevier setting a dangerous precedent?

By |July 1st, 2015|

Elsevier, a global leader in scientific publications including Cell, made headlines recently for a new policy change that many believe to be detrimental to the fight for open access. The […]

From 16 to 1,000 research papers – why data archiving is a good investment

By |June 29th, 2015|

The May elections are already having some positive effect on the fight for open data. Newly elected Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock is calling for a shift in “culture” to […]

Arkivum Certified to ISO 27001:2013 Standard

By |June 17th, 2015|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 12 June 2015 – Arkivum, the provider of ultra-safe and secure, long-term, large-scale, digital data storage and archive services, is proud to announce that it has just become […]

Hackers: The modern day bank robbers

By |June 9th, 2015|

Mention the name “Lightning” Lee Murray at your local pub and someone is bound to know who he is. The infamous Murray was the mastermind behind the 2006 Securitas Depot […]

Open access to big data = massive savings

By |June 2nd, 2015|

Open access to public data is one of the most important topics for data archive managers and the use of open data over proprietary data is in the best interests […]

4 Reasons why tape beats traditional disk storage

By |June 2nd, 2015|

If you are thinking about archiving your data with a third-party vendor, there are many things to consider before making your final choice—the most important being data integrity. During your […]

Catastrophic data loss (that digital dark age thing again)

By |May 28th, 2015|

When comparing life in the 21st century to the ancient world, you may be hard-pressed to find many similarities. But if you look more closely, there are parallels to […]

Calling all Universities: Be a trusted data resource for your alumni

By |May 28th, 2015|

As May comes to an end, members of the Class of 2015 are donning their caps and gowns for graduation and preparing to take their first steps into the […]

Arkivum Launches New Public and Private Cloud Digital Data Storage Solutions

By |May 26th, 2015|

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 26th May, 2015 – Arkivum, the provider of ultra-safe and secure, long-term, large-scale, digital data storage and archive services, announces the availability of two new digital data cloud […]

How archiving can reduce data protection costs

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Over the last 50 years we have seen waves of technology booms which have dramatically shaped the world we live in. Because of this, almost everything we do today is […]

Google and the life sciences investment domino effect

By |May 19th, 2015|

Bill Maris may be the most important man the life sciences have ever known. No, Maris isn’t a scientist, nor is he an expert in the field, but what he […]