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You have years of research work stored on your personal/work computing device.  You arrive at work one morning, power on your computing device - nothing happens.  After engaging with IT Services & Support staff, you are informed that your disk has failed and that there is almost no chance of recovering your files.  This has happened to quite a few JCU staff and students - it could happen to you. 

HPRC - Protect your research data

Scenario 2

You have amassed or inherited a vast collection of research data in your time.  One day it dawns on you how scattered your data is - work and personal computing devices, USB disks, cloud storage providers (e.g., DropBox), etc.  Not only is finding files time consuming, but you discover that faults a fault on disks a disk have corrupted dataa critical file that a publication is reliant on.

Scenario 3

You've recently scaled up your research and your computing jobs are taking days (or longer) to finish.  You are frustrated by power faults (black-outs, brown-outs, or surges) killing your jobs, meaning you have to start over.

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