Tape backup and tape libraries

  • July 26, 2004 26 Jul'04

    Sony launches AIT-4

    Sony has improved the throughput rates and capacity of its AIT drives, feeding its installed base. But a new version of LTO out today zooms past it

  • July 23, 2004 23 Jul'04

    Tape WORM has legs!

    WORM tape has been around forever but is finding renewed popularity among companies trying to comply with government regulations

  • July 20, 2004 20 Jul'04

    Quantum readies WORM option for latest SDLT drives, media

    The latest Super DLT tape drives from Quantum will support the write-once-read-many (WORM) protocol, a bonus for users trying to comply with new data retention regulations.

  • July 19, 2004 19 Jul'04

    Ten simple rules for better backup

    Backup is a bothersome task, but we all have to do it. How does your organization stand in regard to the basics of backup operations? Here's a checklist of 10 areas you should focus on in order to build a more effective backup practice.

  • June 29, 2004 29 Jun'04

    StorageTek and Sun tighten the knot

    Facing increased competition from EMC's recent entry into the tape market, StorageTek has strengthened its OEM ties with Sun

  • June 28, 2004 28 Jun'04

    Users changing tape technologies

    A new report shows users are changing their backup environments and opting for higher capacity, higher speed tape systems over desktop and entry-level drives.

  • June 10, 2004 10 Jun'04

    StorageTek ships PowderHorn replacement

    The PowderHorn tape library dies later this year, but can StorageTek's latest library fill the void?

  • June 10, 2004 10 Jun'04

    EMC signs tape deal, reorganizes software business

    EMC has signed a reseller deal with ADIC to fill out its ILM strategy and has moved all its software divisions, except VMWare, under one roof.

  • May 17, 2004 17 May'04

    EMC and StorageTek get friendly?

    EMC has been posturing for months about beefing up its tape strategy. Analysts say it sounds like there's a deal in the works with StorageTek

  • May 14, 2004 14 May'04

    User spends over $60k on storage security for HIPAA

    Adding hardware-based storage security to his network depleted his technology budget, but for a user who handles sensitive health care records, it's a small price to pay to be able to sleep at night.

  • April 15, 2004 15 Apr'04

    Airline cuts sky high costs with VTL

    JetBlue Airways is keeping IT costs down by using a virtual tape library for disk-based backups.

  • April 01, 2004 01 Apr'04

    LTO leads tape library rebound

    Despite increasing competition from low-cost disk technology, a new report shows that tape libraries are making a comeback, with LTO systems leading the charge.

  • March 19, 2004 19 Mar'04

    Tape vendor claims high-end reliability for low-end autoloader

    Quantum claims its two-year old SuperLoader tape automation product is breaking records for reliability.

  • March 04, 2004 04 Mar'04

    Tech roundup: DR planning, LUN zoning, ATA vs. SATA

    In case you've missed anything, here's a roundup of some of the best original technical content that appeared on the week of March 1-5. Tips, Ask the Expert Q&A's cover SAN/TAN vaulting solutions, LUNs, and choosing a DR team.

  • December 30, 2003 30 Dec'03

    2003 SILVER: IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3592 Model J1A

    Review of 2003 backup hardware silver medal winner IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3592 Model J1A.