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We are Hiring!

If you have the passion, drive and ambition and want to be part of a highly motivated team then Reciprocal would be a great fit for you. We currently have vacancies... Read more...

Comparing Rail Tickets with Ford Cortinas

I’ve recently been doing quite a bit of work with VxRail recently – Dell EMC’s hyper-converged appliance – and I’m very happy to report that it really does deliver... Read more...

Reciprocal Awarded the 2017 Gold Partner of the Year

  Reciprocal are proud to be announced Dell EMC Gold Partner of the Year 2017.  A great achievement by the Reciprocal Team for all their hardwork, passion and drive... Read more...

Lunch & Learn Event Invite

Thursday 23rd November 12:00 – 14:00 M Restaurant 2-3 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8AY Agenda 12:00 – Introduction – Sarah Lellow, Reciprocal MD 12:15 – Technology Overview – Dave... Read more...

What’s really going to happen in 2017?

Despite the constant onslaught of disaster recovery surveys, we know that actually making DR work when you need it is hard. Really hard. And, it’s likely to cost a... Read more...

GDPR is coming; what’s your plan?

Like it or not, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming. From 25th May next year, all companies doing any trade whatsoever with customers in Europe... Read more...


  All-Flash is the first and fastest step to modernising the data centre and Reciprocal is perfectly positioned to design and deliver a solution for every situation. Dell EMC... Read more...

Get to Know Your Data

If you’re looking to replace an ageing storage array, it’s vital that you properly understand the data that you’re storing.  Chances are, your users are storing information which they... Read more...

A World of Digital Business

By 2020, more than seven billion people and businesses, and at least 30 billion devices, will be connected to the Internet. With people, businesses and devices communicating, transacting, and... Read more...

eDave at hand

Do you sometimes lack the specialist skills to fix problems or to finish that tricky project? Do you sometimes wish that you could contact someone for a little extra... Read more...

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News supplied from Search Storage

Caringo FileFly cleans data off Windows Storage Servers

Caringo FileFly powers Secondary Storage Platform that works with Microsoft DFSR and ReFS to offload passive, unstructured data from a Windows storage server.

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The data storage industry will turn upside down in 2017, or will it?

Rich Castagna reviews the prognostications offered by data storage vendors on the future of data storage technology in 2017.

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Best data storage products 2016: Products of the Year

Find out the best data storage products for 2016 in backup and DR software, backup hardware, storage management tools, server-based storage, all-flash and disk/hybrid systems.

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Hyper-convergence: It's for more than primary data storage

The lines between primary and secondary storage and applications such as hyper-convergence remain blurry. But they are a starting point for further discussion.

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The data storage capacity growth survival guide

You can keep your storage investments in place, allow for capacity increases, and solve performance and application problems, while gathering data to plan for new growth.

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News supplied from The Register

FYI Google is shelling out $10k A DAY in court fines for not handing over folks' private email

Judge rules in battle over seizure of overseas Gmail files

Google and the US government are quarreling over just how much money the Chocolate Factory must pay in daily fines while it appeals against a search warrant for email held overseas.…

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Taste the Redmond: Dell strengthens its Azure Stackery

On-premises Microsoft cloud gets 14G servers for more oomph

Dell is updating its AzureStack offering with the latest 14th generation PowerEdge servers.…

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It's hip to be in Gartner's square: Poor Panasas out on its NAS

Qumulo, HGST, StorageCraft move in, crack open craft beers

In Gartner's perennial game of musical chairs, otherwise known as its annual magic quadrant exercise, the latest object storage square ushers three in and one out.…

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Flash in the enterprise is in a solid state. Where is it going next?

Flash forward

Sponsored  Sales of purpose-built storage appliances are falling, markedly, according to IDC, revenue and capacity falling respectively by 16.2 per cent and 14.9 per cent in the analyst’s latest quarterly tracker in September.…

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What the fdisk? Storage Spaces Direct just vanished from Windows Server in version 1709

Now you see it, now you don't

Support for Storage Spaces Direct, Microsoft's version of VSAN, has been stripped from the latest build of Windows Server 2016, version 1709, which was released on Tuesday.…

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