Tape libraries News
April 16, 2015
Crossroads StrongBox archiving appliance ingests writes to disk and copies data to up two tape libraries for disaster recovery.
February 11, 2015
The HP StoreOnce 6500 backup and deduplication appliance takes gold in Storage magazine's annual Products of the Year awards.
January 09, 2015
Our Products of the Year competition has narrowed a field of hundreds to 55 finalists in six different storage systems categories.
December 05, 2014
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.
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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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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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By using these three methods to understand the type of protection your applications need, you'll achieve a more efficient data protection strategy. Continue Reading
Dedupe arrays, integrated backup appliances and cloud backups are three ways enterprise users are backing up files. Continue Reading
Tape drives, tape libraries and virtual tape libraries are among the popular backup target options available today. Continue Reading
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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
Brien Posey looks at the evolution of virtual tape library technology to offer security and compliance features. Continue Reading