Tape backup and tape libraries
- July 05, 2011
Linear Tape File System (LTFS) for LTO-5 is starting to gain support in tape libraries and other archiving products that are expected to simplify data archiving.
- May 09, 2011
IBM becomes the first vendor to add Linear Tape File System (LTFS) support for tape libraries, and expands its TS3550 library to 2.7 exabytes of compressed data capacity.
- April 12, 2011
Quantum is following Spectra Logic’s lead by adding data verification for data stored on tape for long-term archiving.
- March 21, 2011
Spectra Logic’s upgraded BlueScale software performs data integrity verification to ensure archived data can be read years after it is stored on tape libraries.
- March 18, 2011
Spectra Logic T-Finity tape library is selected for 8 PB archive; Wuala releases new iPhone app, and other data backup and recovery news.
- January 31, 2011
Oracle wants to prove it will continue to innovate the tape platform it acquired from Sun; launches StorageTek 10000C tape drive with 5 TB native capacity and 240MBps uncompressed data rate.
- January 18, 2011
EMC's Data Domain deduplication platform gets a new member -- an archiving system for long-term data retention to go with its backup appliances, which have also been upgraded with new high-end and global dedupe models.
- December 16, 2010
Faster, denser LTO-5 tape can't stop backup hardware trend toward disk backup and data deduplication devices; leading backup software vendors partner for new disk backup appliances.
- November 22, 2010
University of Michigan Health System uses a tiered archiving system of disk and tape instead of backup to protect and access critical large-image patient medical files stored on Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS).
- July 08, 2010
OSU administrator finds tape cheaper, greener and better suited for backup and archive than disk, despite all the talk that tape is dead; uses Spectra Logic tape libray with backup and archiving software from Atempo to protect rapidly growing ...
- June 30, 2010
Developments in tape technology could result in 50 TB cartridges with advances in indexing and search that enhance the medium's value for data archiving more than traditional backup.
- June 28, 2010
Learn about how WORM disk is still an important option for data retention, and about the pros and cons of using WORM disk vs. tape.
- May 28, 2010
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: Tandberg Data releases LTO-5 tape libraries and autoloaders, AppAssure releases Replay version 4.3 for Hyper-V; and more.
- May 17, 2010
Backup tape storage's reliability and peformance can be enhanced by properly caring for your backup tapes, and implementing a few best practices.
- May 13, 2010
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: Spectra Logic releases high-performance disk appliance; EASEUS offers free data recovery software and more.