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ALSO CALLED: Tape Automation Systems
DEFINITION: In data storage, a tape library is a collection of magnetic tape cartridges and tape drives. An automated tape library is a hardware device that contains multiple tape drives for reading and writing data, access ports for entering and removing tapes and a robotic device for mounting and dismounting the tape cartridges without human intervention.
Tape Libraries White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Backup
sponsored by Panasas, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The explosion of unstructured data and the advent of scale out NAS systems has caused backup of these systems to be an ever growing concern. This white paper describes the overall strategy for backup and restore taking into account the tape subsystem, networking, file system workload and administrative policy.
Posted: 12 Aug 2010 | Published: 12 Aug 2010

Panasas, Inc.

Achieving Cost Savings in Backup with Deduplication
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document discusses that dollars and time currently consumed by existing tape libraries can be far better utilized by moving to disk back-up with deduplication.
Posted: 09 Jul 2010 | Published: 09 Jul 2010

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

7 Key Steps for Overcoming the Limitations of Tape Backup
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document is a 7-step guide for making the move from tape to disk backup with deduplication. Within these steps, the Guide provides a concise summary of the downsides of tape backup, and then examines the superiority and economy of second-generation disk backup with data deduplication.
Posted: 09 Jul 2010 | Published: 09 Jul 2010

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

LTO Tape Technology Continues to Evolve with LTO-5
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Read this FAQ featuring W. Curtis Preston, which outlines how Linear Tape-Open (LTO) tape differs from other tape media, the various generations of LTO and the pros and cons of this backup technology. Also learn about the newest model, LTO-5, being released this year.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 14 May 2010

Overland Storage

Making Cents of Tape vs. Disk: The Complete Guide on What to Choose and Why
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: Since the cost comparison between tape and disk is obviously far more complex than the media itself, this brief outlines all the considerations necessary for a more complete understanding of the benefit and true cost comparison between tape and disk to help IT professionals choose and justify their backup environment.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Feb 2010

Nexsan

Mainframe Tape Technology: Eight Myths, Realities and Best Practices
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how organizations can mitigate risk, reduce TCO, address compliance requirements and optimize security and support by better managing and automating key tape-related processes, creating broad strategies for retention and encryption and implementing best practices.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 25 Jul 2008

CA Technologies.

Automated Storage Optimization for z/OS Mainframes
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Unifying and optimizing mainframe storage management practices under a single storage resource management (SRM) system delivers reductions in cost and administrative complexity. Read this paper to learn more about the benefits of the CA Automated Storage Optimization Mainframe Suite.
Posted: 11 Feb 2010 | Published: 11 Feb 2010

CA Technologies.

Encryption Key Management: A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. Regulatory compliance and customer loyalty all depend on keeping sensitive information safe and secure. Businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity.
Posted: 03 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Quantum Corporation

Storage Efficiency: The Key to Green Storage Operation
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While energy consumption of overall data center operations and server-related equipment is generally understood, the story is quite different when it comes to storage systems. This paper offers practical advice on how to measure storage system efficiency and compares the efficiency numbers of several common storage solutions.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Xiotech Corporation

Long-Term Data Protection and Retention: Finding the Correct Balance
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Tape remains the most cost effective, energy efficient and reliable program technology for storing large amounts of inactive, off-line or near-line data while complimenting disk-based data protection and retention solutions. Read this paper and find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Quantum Corporation

HP StorageWorks Tape and Disk-to-disk Data Protection
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides a comprehensive look at the complete HP data protection and recovery solution offering. Choose the solution that best fits your business requirements and budget, and get the assurance you need—knowing your assets are protected.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 11 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

iSCSI for TL-Series Tape Libraries
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To supplement the growth in iSCSI SANs, Dell has introduced an iSCSI-to-SAS bridge card for the TL-series of tape libraries. This allows a customer to directly attach a tape backup target to their iSCSI 1Gb Ethernet SAN with little to no degradation in transfer speed. This white paper explores this setup and configuration.
Posted: 06 May 2009 | Published: 30 Sep 2008

Dell, Inc.

Enabling Enterprise Tape Library Support for Microsoft DPM 2007 Using FalconStor VTL
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 is designed to provide continuous data protection for Windows-based servers, with additional features for business-specific Microsoft workloads such as SQL Server and SharePoint.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

FalconStor Software

Total Cost Comparison of Backup Technologies: IT Decision-Maker Perspectives on NetApp SnapVault Disk-to-Disk versus Traditional Tape-Based Backup Solutions
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive article to gain insight on why a NetApp SnapVault backup system is 54% less expensive than a similar tape-based backup solution over a typical backup product lifecycle.
Posted: 09 Jan 2009 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

NetApp

HP Data Protector Software Advanced Backup to Disk Integration with Virtual Tape Libraries White Paper
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a better understanding of the integration of HP Data Protector Software with Virtual Tape Libraries by utilizing the Advanced Backup to Disk functionality available with the HP Data Protector Software.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securing Data Stored on Tape with Encryption: How to Choose the Right Encryption Key Management Solution
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Q-EKM software, is designed to generate and communicate encryption keys and it is a proven, easy-to-use, library-managed encryption solution designed to protect sensitive data throughout the enterprise.
Posted: 23 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Quantum Corporation

Automated Storage Optimization for z/OS Mainframes
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn about how the CA Automated Storage Optimization Mainframe Suite is flexible and modular so there is no need to "rip and replace" as processes, applications and users are added while the value of information evolves.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

CA Technologies.

Encryption Key Management: A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. Regulatory compliance and customer loyalty all depend on keeping sensitive information safe and secure. Businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity.
Posted: 29 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Quantum Corporation

Five Key Steps for Calculating ROI on a Tape Library Consolidation Project
sponsored by Datalink and Sun Microsystems
WHITE PAPER: Tape library consolidation can generate significant operational savings. This paper identifies the five key steps for calculating ROI and gives an outline to help determine financial implications and appropriate decisions related to library consolidation.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Datalink and Sun Microsystems

Size DOES Matter When Refreshing Your Enterprise Tape System
sponsored by Qualstar Corp
WHITE PAPER: It's easy to list the reasons for the explosion in storage capacity requirements. However, the tough question is: How are you going to solve it? Download this white paper to learn about the most cost-effective solution for storing data for the long run.]
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Qualstar Corp

ESG Lab Validation Report on Brocade Virtual Fabrics and Director Power Efficiency
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Hands-on lab testing of Fibre Channel directors including measurements by an independent electrician. Learn how power savings can leave more watts and amps available per rack and per floor tile for bladed servers and storage.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Brocade

iPlatform Architecture and iLayer Management: A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Looking to get disk-like management features to your tape libraries? Download this white paper and discover how to improve your library management strategy with more effective and reliable backup, reduced management overhead and more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2006

Quantum Corporation

ATL SuperLoader™
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows how SuperLoader directly addresses the increased storage requirements and shrinking resources of smaller, distributed organizations, the need to centrally administer and simply manage distributed data, the security, data restoration.
Posted: 29 Jul 2004 | Published: 01 Nov 2002

Quantum Corporation

Field Adoption Report: Disk-Based Backup & Restore
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: We encourage the reader to use this report as a launching point for understanding emerging space of disk-based technologies. Our goal is to create a detailed tool that may provide end users with a useful evaluative summary of the state of the industry.
Posted: 14 Jun 2004 | Published: 01 May 2004

Quantum Corporation

Quantum and DinoStor
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Teaming Quantum Tape Libraries with DinoStor TapeServers provides a cost-effective solution to back up NAS filers at high speed via Gigabit Ethernet, reducing cost and downtime for each filer.
Posted: 11 Apr 2004 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

Quantum Corporation
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