Tape backup and tape libraries

  • July 05, 2005 05 Jul'05

    As LTO sales soar, can SDLT survive?

    Backed by three powerful players, LTO tape has eaten up market share in the past few years. Here's a look at the implications for tape users.

  • July 01, 2005 01 Jul'05

    Be prepared; get encrypted

    Whether you're part of a big-budget company or have a staff of 10, data encryption can be a life saver in more than one aspect. There are options out there for companies of all sizes.

  • June 29, 2005 29 Jun'05

    Storage Clips: LTO tape hits 77% market share

    Gartner reports that LTO-based tape drives reached 77% market share over SDLT and SAIT in 2004; Quicken Loans deploys EMC ControlCenter.

  • April 13, 2005 13 Apr'05

    Disk to disk to tape quiz

    Think you know all of the different disk to disk to tape (D2D2T) backup terms? Take our quick quiz and see how you measure up on our disk backup geek-o-meter. How many can you guess without peeking?

  • April 01, 2005 01 Apr'05

    Integrated virtual tape library

    Integrated virtual tape library

  • April 01, 2005 01 Apr'05

    Standalone virtual tape library

    Standalone virtual tape library

  • March 17, 2005 17 Mar'05

    Credit union takes no chances with data security

    Boeing Employees' Credit Union is encrypting all its data written to tape to avoid security breaches like the one Bank of America recently experienced.

  • March 02, 2005 02 Mar'05

    Storage Clips: Iron Mountain posts profit

    Iron Mountain profit up $1.5 million from a year ago; NetApp donates gear to Chinese university; FalconStor, ADTX team up for VTL in Japan.

  • February 23, 2005 23 Feb'05

    Quantum CEO denies future role at HP

    Quantum CEO Rick Belluzzo recently chatted about integrating the acquisition of Certance, the evolving roles of disk and tape in backup, and those HP rumors.

  • February 22, 2005 22 Feb'05

    Storage Clips: ADIC supports LTO-3

    ADIC adds LTO-3 support to its tape libraries, increasing capacity and data transfer rates; LeftHand upgrades IP SAN system; FrontBridge sells disaster recovery service for e-mail.

  • February 01, 2005 01 Feb'05

    Get your backup problems fixed remotely

    ADIC is launching a remote diagnostics service to troubleshoot problems with its tape libraries and attached storage devices over the Web.

  • January 13, 2005 13 Jan'05

    Users debate best media for archiving

    Optical disk is the most reliable, but disk-to-tape is more frequently used for backup and archiving. Users weigh the pros and cons of each.

  • December 17, 2004 17 Dec'04

    LTO program adds new generations

    LTO's first road map update includes capacity and speed increases for generations 5 and 6.

  • November 23, 2004 23 Nov'04

    IBM beats HP to the punch with LTO-3

    Reversing the trend of the previous generation, IBM announces LTO-3 ahead of HP, offering users more capacity and better performance out of their tape systems.

  • November 17, 2004 17 Nov'04

    Tech Roundup: Tape libraries

    Some vendors say tape is dead (mostly in an effort to sell more disk products), but very few companies can back up data effectively without a tape library. In this product roundup, we discuss how tape libraries are used, how they're evolving, and ...