Thought for the month

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” Andrew Carnegie, businessman and philanthropist (1835-1919).

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Cold storage

The secure, error and hack free storage of data is becoming a major concern for many organisations. Data storage could be the new Eldorado for Switzerland. Swiss laws on the issue are amongst the most restrictive in the world: personal data is defined as a ‘precious good’  that can under no circumstances be handed over to governments or authorities without authorisation from a judge. The prediction is that within the next 25 years, a majority of the of assets stored in Switzerland will be digital rather than physical. The Gnomes of Zettabyte?

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