Tape libraries News
July 06, 2017
An Iowa-based hospital switched its troublesome IBM Tivoli backup offering for Commvault's data platform, simplifying virtual backups of VMware and Hyper-V.
June 21, 2017
Come July 1, FalconStor Software will have a new leader. And that leader will have fewer followers due to plans for a new round of staff reductions. Storage industry veteran Todd Oseth will replace ...
May 09, 2017
Beleaguered software vendor FalconStor Software reported a cash flow positive first quarter of 2017, although that highlight came more on the back of spending cuts than improved sales. FalconStor ...
January 27, 2017
Quantum's scale-out storage business is growing like a weed, with the help of a large weed grower. While Quantum's DXi disk backup library increased the most of all its product lines last quarter, ...
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Use of magnetic tape in enterprise storage is set to break out, even as the cloud market slows and software-defined storage and hyper-converged infrastructure stumble. Continue Reading
Tape backup technology has not only stuck around in the storage industry, but has thrived as data has grown. See how tape tackles the competition in this essential guide. Continue Reading
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Tape backups are nothing new, but the technology has surprising staying power. Take this quiz to see how much you really know about this storage staple. Continue Reading
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
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Most enterprises now use four backup products for business data protection even though a unified product would do a better job of meeting their needs. Continue Reading
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