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ALSO CALLED: Data Backups, Backup-to-Tape, Backup to Tape
DEFINITION: In computers, tape backup is the ability to periodically copy the contents of all or a designated amount of data from its usual storage device to a tape cartridge device so that, in the event of a hard disk crash or comparable failure, the data will not be lost. Tape backup can be done manually or, with appropriate software, be programmed to happen automatically.Tape backup systems exist for needs  … 
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Exagrid Product Overview: High Performance, Scalable Disk Backup with Data Deduplication
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative data sheet outlines a disk-based backup and data deduplication appliance that's purpose-built for backup that leverages a unique architecture optimized for backup and restore performance, scalability and cost.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

How to choose between scale-up vs. scale-out architecture for backup and recovery
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight on how to choose between scale-up verses scale-out architectures for backup and recovery. Explore the pros and cons of each and which one is more economical for your organization.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

IMPLEMENTING TIERED STORAGE FOR ARCHIVING
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates a leading vendor's storage infrastructure that automates the placement and retrieval of data between fast access disk storage and low cost tape-based storage while consistently delivering the required performance to keep up with user and application workloads.
Posted: 19 Aug 2013 | Published: 19 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Demonstrating Proven Business Value Through Backup Redesign with EMC: Dealing with an Ageing Tape Library
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how one organization implemented a modernized backup solution to achieve significant efficiency gains and financial savings.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

EMC

Analyst Brief: NERSC Case Study On Tape as Cost-Effective and Reliable Solution for Primary Data Storage
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource, which discusses why one organsation chooses tape as its primary storage option.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Confronting Backup Challenges with Deduplication
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines FalconStor's deduplication solution, which brings immediate cost savings to any organization that needs high-performance access to data. Also, discover the findings that made this infographic possible from your peers through the IDG Research Services survey.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

FalconStor Software

Confronting the Data Backup Challenge
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource tackles the data backup challenge for IT managers – and provides the results taken by 215 of your IT peers in an IDG Research Services survey.
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Published: 17 Apr 2013

FalconStor Software

Presentation Transcript: Overuse of disk storage systems limits efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert transcript, Jon Toigo elaborates on the current 'storage infrastruggle' and how implementing too many disk storage systems can add to it.
Posted: 27 Mar 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2012

IBM

Examining IBM Innovation at Both Ends of the Storage Spectrum- Part 1: Tape
sponsored by The 451 Group
WHITE PAPER: Find proof that tape isn't dead by checking out this research conducted by The 451 Group, a leading global analyst and data company. This October, 2012 white paper contains the findings of The 451 Group's recent visit to IBM's research facility in Zurich and presents 451 Research's opinion of IBM's innovations and activities in the tape space.
Posted: 02 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

The 451 Group

5 Key Steps for Moving Away From Tape Backup
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this 5-step guide to making the transition from tape to disk with dedupe backups. Read on to explore the drawbacks of tape backup and to learn the key functional requirements of a disk backup system with deduplication.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 13 Aug 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

5 Key Backup Features to Ensure a Successful Backup Redesign
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: Learn the 5 key features every backup software must offer to ensure your backup redesign is a success.
Posted: 13 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Idera

SMB Online Backup Checklist
sponsored by VaultLogix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper walks you through building an online backup checklist. Learn how to match a solution to your needs and uncover key considerations to include in your backup strategy, and see if cloud storage is a viable option for your business' data backup requirements.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

VaultLogix

LTO-6 Tape Drive Pre-Purchase Program
sponsored by Spectra Logic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief white paper to learn how you can gain access to the first available shipments of tape's upcoming LTO-6 release.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

Spectra Logic Corporation

IDC Report: Backup and Recovery Challenges, Key Findings, and Purchasing Recommendations
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: IDC recently interviewed 10 European companies that have deployed EMC backup and recovery solutions. The purpose was to identify and quantify the resulting business value of each project, in order to calculate a cumulative ROI. Read now to learn the study's key findings.
Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

EMC Corporation

Clipper NotesTM: In Search of the Long-Term Archiving Solution – Tape Delivers Significant TCO Advantage over Disk
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Putting to rest many of the claims that tape has passed its prime, this Clipper Note from The Clipper Group confirms that tape can be an important cost-saving storage technology for long-term archiving of big files in a tiered storage architecture.
Posted: 11 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

Lowering Storage Costs with the World's Fastest Tape Drive
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explosive data growth is causing storage costs to skyrocket, which is forcing IT organizations to look for more cost-effective archival and backup solutions. Oracle's StorageTek tape product family has maintained a market leadership position for many years and now includes the world's fastest and highest capacity tape drive.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

Should it Stay or Should it Go? 10 Steps to Leveraging Data on a Tape Backup System
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover 10 steps toward developing a tape-based data retention plan for your business. Discover the importance of knowing and defining your regulatory requirements, receive three keys to maximize your backup tape investment and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Top 5 Reasons to Use NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup: Data Protection for the Virtual Age
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup eliminates backup windows, network bottlenecks, and virtual machine contention. This 1-page white paper lists the top 5 reasons to use NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

NetApp

LTFS Takes Tape to the Next Level
sponsored by Horison Information Strategies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to LTFS (Linear Tape File System) - you'll learn exactly how it works, and what unique advantages it has over traditional tape systems. You'll also receive key tips on how to maximize the benefits of LTFS, and learn what factors today are defining the future of tape. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

Horison Information Strategies

IBM ProtecTIER and SAP: Critical Data Protection Without Disruption
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper describes IBM ProtecTIER’s fast performance, scalable capacity and replication for SAP backup environments. It also describes two real-life SAP and ProtecTIER deployments to see how IBM is meeting SAP backup needs in even the most challenging environments.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

IBM

ESG Research Report: New NetVault Backup Licensing Mode
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper features information about backup licensing and how these trends are affecting what solutions are available - and at what cost. Read on to learn about four critical aspects of any licensing structure, different types of licensing, and what solutions are available today to help meet your specific needs.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Published: 03 Oct 2011

Dell Software

The Complete Guide to Backup and Recovery for the SMB
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: Small and mid-sized businesses are a market that has been underserved by data protection software, appliances and online backup services until the last few years.Yet, these organizations have the same needs as large enterprises to protect their data. Full-time, dedicated IT resources are often beyond their means.
Posted: 23 Sep 2011 | Published: 23 Sep 2011

Nexsan

ESG: Market Landscape Report: Storage Tiering
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's almost impossible to conduct a conversation with a storage vendor without raising the topic of "storage tiering." Along with "virtualisation" and "cloud," it's one of those de rigueur phrases. And, like those other two, storage tiering suffers from an over-exposure that can assume familiarity and understanding where it does not exist.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

DataCore Software Corporation

Consolidate Storage Infrastructure and Create Greener Datacenter
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As data volumes grow and budgets shrink, datacenter managers are looking for ways to scale storage infrastructure and reduce operating costs. StorageTek tape drive and tape library solutions from Oracle provide the answer, helping companies grow automated tape environments without disruption, and so much more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2011 | Published: 25 Apr 2011

Oracle Corporation

Lowering Storage Costs with the World's Fastest Tape Drive
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explosive data growth is causing storage costs to skyrocket, which is forcing IT organizations to look for more cost-effective archival and backup solutions. Oracle's StorageTek tape product family has maintained a market leadership position for many years and now includes the world's fastest and highest capacity tape drive.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation
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TAPE BACKUPS DEFINITION (continued): … In computers, tape backup is the ability to periodically copy the contents of all or a designated amount of data from its usual storage device to a tape cartridge device so that, in the event of a hard disk crash or comparable failure, the data will not be lost. Tape backup can be done manually or, with appropriate software, be programmed to happen automatically.Tape backup systems exist for needs ranging from backing up the hard disk on a personal computer to backing up large amounts of storage for archiving and disaster recovery purposes in a large enterprise as part of a storage area network (SAN), usually combining a hardware and software package. For personal computer tape backup, the Onstream USB tape drive is popular. For enterprise tape backup, Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is an industry open standard from Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Seagate.Tape backup also includes the ability to restore data that has been backed up back to hard disk storage devices when needed.
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