September 14, 2017
Doubling the capacity from the previous generation, LTO-8 will present a strong option for data archiving. Tape systems can be an effective piece of tiered storage, officials say.
March 26, 2012
Tape NAS brings file-level access to LTO tape for archiving, but Crossroads StrongBox is alone among hardware that takes full advantage of LTFS.
July 05, 2011
Linear Tape File System (LTFS) for LTO-5 is starting to gain support in tape libraries and other archiving products that are expected to simplify data archiving.
July 13, 2010
ProStor Systems CEO Frank Harbist says InfiniVault archiving systems represent the long-term future for the vendor that supplies the industry's RDX removable hard drives.
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LTO-8 tape, the next-generation Linear Tape-Open standard, arrives at a fortuitous moment for organizations of all sizes looking to store and protect more data than ever. Continue Reading
Storage administrators who use tape-based encryption won't slow up their backups and will have peace of mind knowing that the tape content is secure. But LTO-4 tape drives have specific encryption issues. Continue Reading
The product snapshots in this chapter highlight key specifications for a cross section of tape drives that incorporate encryption. Continue Reading
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Rich Castagna takes a crack at the annual rite of prognostication with a bold look -- unfettered by truth, reality and sanity -- at data storage trends in the coming year. Continue Reading
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Jon Toigo, founder and CEO of Toigo Partners International, discusses LTO-5 tape and what you need to know before using the Linear Tape File System. Continue Reading
This tip explores some of the reasons why backup to tape is still popular, and takes a look at the latest iteration of LTO tape technology, LTO-5. Continue Reading
For disaster recovery, no data center should be without a tape library system to protect critical and archived data. Learn more about cost-effectively storing and recovering critical data with a tape library following a disaster. Continue Reading