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Tape backup and tape libraries

  • October 28, 2019 28 Oct'19

    IBM Spectrum Protect supports container backups

    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 12 Aug'19

    TACC updates archive with Quantum tape technology

    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 29 Jul'19

    Quantum CEO looks to modernize data storage platforms

    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 18 Mar'19

    How is tape backup doing in 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 04 Mar'19

    Jon Toigo, data storage analyst and author remembered

    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 29 Jan'19

    Vanderbilt books Spectra tape library for research data

    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 24 Jan'19

    XenData introduces magnetic tape backup migration service

    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 14 Aug'18

    New Quantum backup appliance brings Veeam to tape

    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 12 Jul'18

    Tape storage capacity plays important role as data increases

    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 05 Jul'18

    New Quantum CEO Lerner sees a future in rich media

    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 07 Mar'18

    Spectra tape library line grows with Stack, T950v

    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 14 Sep'17

    Tape storage capacity looks up as LTO-8 looms

    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 22 Feb'17

    Index Engines supports tape data migration to AWS

    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 14 Oct'16

    Quantum Scalar platform grows with LTO libraries, StorNext appliance

    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 14 Dec'15

    Top data backup plan tips of 2015 emphasize cloud, mobile

    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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