Tape backup and tape libraries News
February 22, 2017
For Index Engines' new feature, the information management and archiving provider remotely installs software, processes tapes and migrates data of value to Amazon Web Services.
October 14, 2016
Quantum's unstructured data archiving platform consists of Scalar LTO tape libraries and StorNext data management. The vendor aims to make tape more efficient across multi-tiers.
February 12, 2016
After Rich Castagna offered his look at the future of data storage in 2016, vendors and analysts shared their guesses on what will happen this year.
December 14, 2015
It was another big year in backup for the cloud, but tape held strong as well. The following tips featuring these elements and more will help your organization's data backup plan.
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Tape can help fix an unstructured data backup issue and is a good archiving medium. Explore tape's strengths and weaknesses, plus important tips for protecting tape backups. Continue Reading
Though it's not as big of a primary storage player anymore, tape is often an archiving vehicle. LTO and LTFS tape technologies have improved capacity and access. Continue Reading
Before the popular Linear Tape-Open Consortium came into existence, Quantum had its proprietary digital linear tape (DLT) format. Learn more about DLT technology here. Continue Reading
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Find out what happens when you take a cue from an old science-fiction movie and build an 'interocitor' that becomes its own storage infrastructure. Continue Reading
Tape backup technology has not only stuck around in the storage industry, but has thrived as data has grown. See how tape tackles the competition in this essential guide. Continue Reading
With a flash and tape collaboration, users can see improvements in several key areas, including cost, capacity and write efficiency. But can this positive momentum be sustained? Continue Reading
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The cloud generally makes sense for shorter-term data retention, but find out how it can also play a role in keeping data for longer periods of time. Continue Reading
With the portability of tapes and the ability to store terabytes of data on a single cartridge, appropriate security of tape backup storage is imperative. Continue Reading
No, the tape storage system isn't dead yet. This Drill Down explores how it lives on, mainly for archiving and with a boost from new technologies such as LTO-7 and Linear Tape File System, or LTFS.
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The purposes of data backup and archiving are quite different, as are the demands each technology places on the storage system. But most data centers, especially those in small to medium-sized organizations, don’t have formal archiving strategies, ... Continue Reading
Explosive data growth has brought about a commensurate increase in zettabytes, but a smart, proactive approach to archiving can help. Continue Reading
For 12 years, Storage magazine has presented its roster of new data storage trends that are ready to have an impact in data centers. We’ll tell you why VMware VVOLs, all-flash arrays, cloud disaster recovery, flash caching, server SANs and... Continue Reading