Tape backup and tape libraries
- December 16, 2019
XenData's X1 appliance makes archiving by tape, Sony Optical Disc Archive and cloud object storage simpler and more network-friendly. It connects archives for multiple users.
- October 28, 2019
IBM focuses on data protection with backup support for container volumes in Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift environments, VMs in VMware Cloud on AWS; adds new Virtual Tape Library.
- August 12, 2019
TACC added a Quantum tape library to its Ranch long-term storage system for better space allocation control and to replace an aging Oracle HSM-based archive system.
- July 29, 2019
Quantum continues support of legacy tape, NAS and disk, but its products are now 'software-defined and hyper-converged.' CEO Jamie Lerner says its SEC probe is winding down.
- 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.