Monthly Archives: August 2012

BBC web traffic hit 700Gbps during Olympics

The BBC delivered a staggering 2.8Pb (petabytes) of content in a single day during its coverage of the Olympics, peaking at a rate of 700Gbps as cyclist Bradley Wiggins took gold in the time trial event. The figures give some indication of the stresses facing delivery networks during major events, with a record-breaking 55 million […]

Mid-Sized Business’s Information Risk Index

According to a recent survey by Iron Mountain and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Europe, mid-sized businesses are placing themselves at unnecessary information security risk. The survey covered 600 mid-sized businesses (with  250-2,500 employees) in 6 European countries (UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Hungary). 40.6 out of 100 was the average information risk score in this […]