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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.
December 04, 2015
Check out our Hot Techs for 2016! For the past 13 years, we've honored the best and brightest technologies for the upcoming year. And as always, we are proud to present a batch of technologies we believe will make a big impact on data storage market...
November 05, 2015
Making a backup purchase? You probably want to solve specific problems and build out your infrastructure, but cost, capacity and scaling matter.
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LTO-1 is the first tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium. It has 100 GB native capacity (200 GB compressed) and a native transfer speed of 20 MBps (40 MBps compressed). Continue Reading
LTO-10 is an unreleased tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium. It will offer read-and-write backwards compatibility with tapes from the previous generation. Continue Reading
Tape shoe-shining (also known as tape back-hitching) refers to the back and forth motion a tape drive makes when the data stream to the drive is interrupted. Continue Reading
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Many facilities are reintroducing tape. George Crump discusses why a tape backup system can be an effective platform for your organization. Continue Reading
Over the last several years, many organizations have at least partially transitioned from writing backups to local tape libraries to creating cloud-based backups. One of the primary obstacles that organizations may encounter along the way is that ... Continue Reading
One of the distinguishing features of object storage systems is their ability to package more metadata with each object they store. That metadata could be used to restrict access, define a file's lifecycle and its ultimate disposition. Other storage... Continue Reading
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Disk, tape and the cloud all help ensure rapid recovery, reliable retention and data agility. Each should be part of your data protection strategy. Continue Reading
The 2011 email disaster Google suffered showed why redundancy is woefully inadequate for DR and demonstrated the importance of tape backups. Continue Reading
The cloud can have major limitations when it comes to long-term retention. Learn why tape and disk should remain part of your data protection plan. Continue Reading
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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
What's the best choice: tape-based, disk-based or cloud-based archiving? Continue Reading