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August 05, 2016
Spectra Logic tape libraries will serve as flag bearers for NBC's video archiving and disaster recovery services during its production of the Rio Olympic Games.
May 19, 2016
Companies like Lyft are part of smart city projects to reduce traffic congestion and improve transportation. Find out what types of applications could have a greater impact.
February 17, 2016
With 2015 in the rear-view mirror, FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn says the storage software vendor has completed its transition phase and is ready to reverse its years-long streak of losing money. “We ...
January 08, 2016
Data backup hardware finalists for Products of the Year range from traditional backup targets to hybrid cloud storage and object systems.
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Ben Woo of Neuralytix discusses how and why backup tape libraries have grown in reliability and durability in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
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Studies show that tape archives are a comparatively cheaper method of long-term data retention. Explore how to use active archive and other storage technologies with a tape system. Continue Reading
Many facilities are reintroducing tape. George Crump discusses why a tape backup system can be an effective platform for your organization. Continue Reading
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Tape archiving offers low-cost, long-term data protection in a variety of industries, keeping it atop the list of data center backup technologies. Continue Reading
Jason Buffington of Enterprise Strategy Group explains why the rumors of tape's demise, which is unlikely to happen soon, are greatly exaggerated. Continue Reading
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For 12 years, Storage magazine has presented its roster of new data storage trends that are ready to have an impact in data centers. We’ll tell you why VMware VVOLs, all-flash arrays, cloud disaster recovery, flash caching, server SANs and hybrid arrays should be on your short list for storage technology refreshes.
Admins struggled with backing up virtual machines (VMs), until vendors responded with updated suites and new backup apps especially for VMs. But there were more basic issues with supporting virtual environments with traditional SAN and NAS systems. A handful of startups stepped up with arrays that shed the paradigms of the past in favor of a hypervisor-centric approach. Find out what life after LUNs is all about.
Our ninth annual Quality Awards survey for tape libraries reveals our readers' choices for the midrange and enterprise libraries that stand out in their environments.Continue Reading
Brien Posey offers advice on how to estimate the useful lifespan of backup tape media based on how it is used, in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Brien Posey discusses the variety of disk backup solutions available today in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading