Tape backup and tape libraries
- July 06, 2009
Tape storage has been called a dying technology by many storage pundits and analysts. But tape is still alive for many SMBs and remote offices.
- June 25, 2009
Tools now exist to deduplicate data to tape, but the concept still has a way to go before it catches on because of potential costs and management issues.
- June 22, 2009
Data storage pundits have been predicting the demise of tape storage for years, but LTO-4's increased popularity is proving tape isn't dead yet.
- May 18, 2009
Even with a slow economy and adoption of LTO-4 by no means complete, the LTO Consortium is gearing up to offer LTO-5, which is slated for release in early 2010.
- March 13, 2009
We've compiled the latest data backup news: Spectra announces Spectra T680 tape library; ADrive releases cross-platform online backup client; Vembu Technologies launches backup and DR software for educational institutions; and more.
- February 16, 2009
Tape vendors have recently improved their tape devices' density, enhancing management tools, integrating tape with their disk storage systems, and adding encryption.
- February 09, 2009
Struggling tape vendor Overland Storage has been trying to reinvent itself with new disk products, but analysts say midrange tape's not dead yet.
- December 16, 2008
Learn how users are taking advantage of new disk-based hardware choices to improve backup performance and reduce backup management time.
- December 05, 2008
So many organizations have lost data when tapes were lost during offsite transport or when a laptop was stolen, that unencrypted data represents a major risk.
- November 20, 2008
The lastest backup news this week: Spectra Logic releases new BlueScale features; SGI standardizes on Spectra Logic tapes; Fujifilm unveils new data center services; and more.
- November 07, 2008
We've compiled the latest data backup news of the week: Barracuda Networks acquires BitLeap and Harvard Law school loses a backup tape.
- August 04, 2008
When asked what they do on a daily basis, some data backup administrators often opt for the short answer and reply, "I look after data backups." While this is not necessarily the wrong answer, it is not the full answer.
- July 30, 2008
Quantum says its transition from tape vendor to systems vendor is nearly complete after getting a sales surge in data deduplication disk products while tape revenues decline.
- July 15, 2008
IBM and Sun unveil 1 TB tape drives, while HP and Sony renew low-end DAS/DDT tape partnership.
- June 11, 2008
Symantec CEO John Thompson sat down for a Q&A to talk about how SSDs will bury tape, coopetition with VMware and streamlining Symantec product lines.