PMD Magnetics
Backup & Archive Solutions

PMD Magnetics
Backup & Archive Solutions

PMD Magnetics Data Storage Survey
PMD Magnetics Data Storage Survey

Answer all of the following questions to receive your free £5.00 Costa Gift Card**.
By submitting the survey you could also win a Theatrical prize in Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon!

(All survey questions must be completed before submitting to receive your Costa Gift Card and prize draw entry**)

1. Which family of Flash storage products feature market-leading InfoSight predictive analytics?

Please tick one box.

a. HPE Nimble
b. IBM Storwize
c. Oracle ZFS
d.None of above

2. Which type of recording media is the most cost effective for storing large data volumes for periods in excess of 10 years?

Please tick one.

a. HDD
b. SDD
c. LTO Tape
d. Optical Disc

3. Which of the following would provide the largest native storage capacity?

Please tick one.

a. 32 slot LTO8 tape library
b. 8-Bay NAS HDD
c. 16-Bay NAS SSD
d. 10 slot Optical Disc Library

4. Which storage format is least susceptible to Ransomware attacks?

Please tick one.

a. Flash
b. Tape
c. Disk

5. Which RAID configuration is considered the 'safest' but also the 'slowest' when backing up data?

Please tick one.

a. RAID 0
b. RAID 5
c. RAID 1
d. RAID 6

6. GDPR is a 'hot topic'. Which of the following technologies will help comply with the new legislation?

a. Tape Storage
b. Software
c. Flash Storage
d. Disk storage
e. All of the above

7. Which of the listed technology companies are manufacturers of LTO and Enterprise data storage tape?

a. HPE
b. IBM
c. Quantum
d. Fujifilm
e. Sony
f. None of the above

8. Which leading storage vendor is the only manufacturer of LTO-8 Ultrium tape drives?

a. HPE
b. IBM
c. Quantum
d. Fujifilm
e. None of the above

The Prize

  • The winner of prize will be awarded an overnight stay for 2 people (one double/twin room) including Breakfast in a hotel close to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.*
  • The winner will also attend an evening production at the RSC chosen from the programme of performances in the 2018/19 calendar.*
  • The Theatre visit will include Champagne on arrival and a 3-Course 'Pre-Theatre' Performance dinner in the RSC Theatre's very own Roof Top Restaurant.
  • The winners are encouraged to spend the following day visiting the attractions of the riverside town of Stratford-upon-Avon. You may even bump into Shakespeare himself!


*Subject to availability of hotel rooms & RSC Theatre tickets.
**Costa Gift Cards will be given for the first 200 entries only.
All entrants will receive confirmation email of receipt of their entry.
Entries will close on 23rd April 2018 @ 12.00pm.
The winning entry will be selected by the Company.
The prize will be drawn on or before the 30th April 2018 - Winners of the prize draw will be notified by email within 14 days of the draw.

None of the individual answers given in the survey, or the entrants details will be published or disclosed to any third parties.
PMD Magnetics reserve the right to validate all entries and refuse duplicate entries - only one entry per person will be allowed.
The Costa Gift Card and prize draw is open to UK residents only - any overseas entries will not be included.