Tape backup and tape libraries
- March 18, 2019
Industry experts say tape isn't going away and the technology is actually improving. The problem, they say, is vendors aren't talking enough about this 'old-school' backup method.
- March 04, 2019
Editors and colleagues pay tribute to the respected data storage analyst, pundit and author, who was a longtime Storage magazine columnist and TechTarget contributor and speaker.
- January 29, 2019
Research data can accumulate fast. A Spectra Logic tape library stores petabytes for Vanderbilt's research center, and the university plans to use far more backup storage space.
- January 24, 2019
XenData now offers a service to move magnetic tape backup data to either a newer tape format or to cloud, allowing customers with old tapes to get rid of legacy systems.
- August 14, 2018
Integrated disk backup appliances are now common, but Quantum and Veeam have taken the converged architecture to tape backups to eliminate the need for a dedicated external server.
- July 12, 2018
There's a long runway for tape, with hundreds of terabytes of storage capacity soon available on a single cartridge. Flash, disk, the cloud and tape will all be key for storage.
- July 05, 2018
The former Cisco exec hopes to use Quantum's high-ingest technology and tape storage to serve a growing need in the surveillance, medical and entertainment markets.
- March 07, 2018
Spectra Logic tape library choices now include the scalable Stack and a cheaper version of its previous T950 line. Tape can be a key storage element, as data sets continue to grow.
- September 14, 2017
Doubling the capacity from the previous generation, LTO-8 will present a strong option for data archiving. Tape systems can be an effective piece of tiered storage, officials say.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- October 06, 2015
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) program leaders say latest LTO-7 bit error rate improvements are significant for reliability, see tape used with flash as "flape" system.
- August 07, 2015
Quantum beefs up Scalar i6000 LTO appliances to support twice as much drive density, adds RESTful management for automated management of tape libraries.