Tape backup and tape libraries

Tape backup and tape libraries are essential to providing cost-effective, long-term data storage for all business types and sizes. Explore resources on backup and recovery with tape libraries here, including tutorials on LTO tape technology, recycling backup tapes and caring for your magnetic media. Stay up to date with the latest news about tape encryption and secure tape storage. Compare tape backup systems versus tape autoloaders, and compare tape library vendors. Find out about tape backup best practices and listen to podcasts and interviews from data storage industry experts. Learn how to choose the best library for your enterprise and ask our tape storage experts your most important questions.

Tape backup and tape libraries News

  • 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.

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