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ALSO CALLED: VTL Software, Virtual Tape Library Software, VTL, Virtual Tape Library, Tape Library Software
DEFINITION: Virtual tape is an archival storage technology that makes it possible to save data as if it were being stored on tape although it may actually be stored on hard disk or on another storage medium. Benefits of virtual tape systems include better backup and recovery times and lower operating costs. A special storage device manages less-frequently needed data so that it appears to be stored entirely on  … 
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E-Guide: The Latest With Dedupe: Hardware vs. Software Methods & Remote Backup Capabilities
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This SearchStorage.com E-Guide will help you differentiate the two options – and offer insight into what you need to consider during the evaluation process. Read on to find out how hardware and software approaches differ, what needs to be looked at when evaluating solutions and how to make the right choice for your organization.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 08 Nov 2011

EMC Corporation

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

Time Value of Data
sponsored by SGI
WHITE PAPER: All of the printed material on earth is estimated to be about 200 petabytes (200,000 terabytes) of data. That is a lot of information and a lot of data to manage. But it is dwarfed by the amount of data that is generated worldwide with information technology today. Read this white paper to learn more about how to survive the information explosion.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

SGI

Evaluator Group: Analysis of HP D2D Product Line
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper details an analysis of the HP D2D Product Line, which provides both disk to disk and VTL backup. In June 2010, the product line was updated to include StoreOnce, HP Labs developed inline data deduplication, along with a number of other enhancements.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 04 Nov 2010

HP and Intel

Reducing Costs and Creating a More Secure IT Environment with a Holistic Approach to Data Protection: An ROI Analysis of FalconStor Storage Management Solutions
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Data protection and disaster recovery continue to be overarching challenges for most firms. To remedy a myriad of problems with data protection as well as operational and disaster recovery, companies are replacing legacy backup methods with new approaches. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

FalconStor Software

IBM Upgrades SVC with Solid State Drives - Achieves Better Storage Utilization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With the availability of solid-state storage within Version 5 of its SAN Volume Controller, IBM once again delivers outstanding tech-nological innovation to the data center. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2009

IBM

ROBO and Regional Data Centre Data Protection Solution Scenarios using HP Data Protector software, HP VTL systems and Low Bandwidth Replication
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how recent developments in the HP data protection portfolio can overcome common obstacles through the use of centralized management with HP Data Protector software and the use of Deduplication and Low bandwidth replication on HP’s virtual tape library products.
Posted: 24 May 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.

Streamlining the Speed and Ease of VTL Deployment
sponsored by Pillar Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: For IT professionals, disk-based backup is becoming an increasingly attractive alter­native to slow and cumbersome tape backup in the data center. Virtual Tape Librar­ies (VTLs) bridge the two technologies – combining modern disk backup with tradi­tional tape infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

Pillar Data Systems

HP StorageWorks D2D Backup System
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides detailed information on best practices to get the best backup performance from an HP D2D Backup System with Dynamic deduplication.
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 | Published: 21 Jan 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

D2D Virtual Tape Library Replication Primer
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With the introduction of HP Dynamic deduplication and low bandwidth replication (LBR) on HP D2D2500, D2D4000 and D2D4100 Backup Systems, the way data protection can be implemented has been transformed. This whitepaper explains the terminology and concepts behind these technologies and establishes some sizing rules through worked examples.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 | Published: 17 Jul 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Merging Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) Processes
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how continuous data protection (CDP) technology can bridge various DR methodologies to help organizations overcome the challenges of tape and achieve maximum benefits from their IT investments.
Posted: 16 Jun 2009 | Published: 16 Jun 2009

FalconStor Software

Maximizing Data Efficiency: Benefits of Global Deduplication
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: Companies are now at a juncture where they have a unique opportunity to put in place an underlying backup and archive disk infrastructure that eliminates today's silos of deduped data and islands of underutilized capacity resulting from scalability and scope limitations.
Posted: 12 Jun 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

NEC Corporation of America

Backup and Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server - Data Domain Deduplication Storage Best Practices Guide
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In many companies, Microsoft Exchange is now commonly viewed as a mission-critical application. Protecting Exchange information is critical and backup is still the primary method used. This paper focuses on the traditional backup and recovery practices for Microsoft Exchange Server along with solutions from Data Domain.
Posted: 08 May 2009 | Published: 08 May 2009

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

Best Practices: Backing Up VMware with Veritas NetBackup
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As there are many ways of using VMware technology, there are just as many methods available for protecting this innovative technology. System administrators and IT technologists can use this paper to determine one of three recommended solutions for protecting VMs. Each of these technologies has relative advantages and disadvantages.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Symantec Corporation

HP StorageWorks SAN Virtualization Services Platform: Simplifying Heterogeneous Storage Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this report and learn the results of ESG Lab testing of the HP StorageWorks SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP) with a focus on the fundamentals of heterogeneous storage virtualization including centralized management, ease of use, thin provisioning, data mobility and capacity-efficient point-in-time snapshots.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Comparative Management Cost Survey: Workload Weighting for Mid-range Storage Array Administrators
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Data center and storage administrators will find this white paper to be a valuable source on the time and cost savings, from a storage administrator's perspective, that can be realized from using StorageWorks EVA as compared to competing solutions from EMC and NetApp.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 23 Feb 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP StorageWorks tape and disk-to-disk data protection
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: HP protects the integrity of your data and helps you regain access to it. We have a range of change-ready, cost-effective, and trusted solutions that provide the appropriate level of protection based on your specific business requirements.
Posted: 11 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Three Must Haves for the Virtual Data Center
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: To take full advantage of server virtualization, and create a true virtual data center, IT departments need a holistic storage solution that allows fully shared resources, easy and automated storage classification and migration and complete data protection. Read this white paper for three "must haves" to achieve those objectives.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Dell Compellent

Virtually Effortless Backup for VMware Environments
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) improves virtual server backup, but there are a number of limitations. FalconStor Software has a solution that works with VCB while overcoming these limitations. Using this solution, you can quickly and efficiently back up virtual machines and retain transactional consistency, without management complexity.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

FalconStor Software

Best Practice for NDMP Backup Veritas NetBackup
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customers are confronting the confusing number of options and configurations when it comes to backing up and restoring their network attached storage servers. This paper addresses this by describing the best practices for protecting and recovering NAS devices utilizing the Network Data Management Protocol.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Jan 2009

Symantec Corporation

Solid State Storage - A New Standard for Enterprise-Class Reliability
sponsored by Fusion-IO
WHITE PAPER: With throughput and seek times faster than disk arrays, data centers are including NAND flash as part of their server infrastructure. Fusion-io offers solid state storage solutions with NAND flash that provides integrity for data exceeding today's solid state storage solutions and surpasses enterprise-class rotating magnetic storage devices.
Posted: 16 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

Fusion-IO

Taming The Power Hungry Data Center
sponsored by Fusion-IO
WHITE PAPER: The widening disparity between CPU performance and that of storage subsystems has spawned numerous solutions that do not fix the problem. This white paper exposes this fundamental flaw and introduces the means available today to substantively reduce power consumption while improving performance: Fusion-io's flash memory-based storage technology.
Posted: 16 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

Fusion-IO

Demystifying Data De-Duplication: Choosing the Best Solution
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Data de-duplication has been described as the next evolutionary step in backup technology. Many vendors lay claim to the best data de-duplication approach, leaving customers to face the difficulty of separating hype from reality. This document provides the background information required to make an informed data de-duplication purchasing decision.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

FalconStor Software

General Backup Purchasing Considerations
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This chapter discusses the process of evaluating and purchasing backup products. Also discussed are the issues to be aware of during this process, such as recovery deadlines, scalability, security, and more.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Quantum Corporation
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VIRTUAL TAPE LIBRARIES DEFINITION (continued): …  tape cartridges when some parts of it may actually be located in faster, hard disk storage. Virtual tape can be used with a hierarchical storage management (HSM) system in which data is moved as it falls through various usage thresholds to slower but less costly forms of storage media. Virtual tape may also be used as part of a storage area network (SAN) where less-frequently used or archived data can be managed by a single virtual tape server for a number of networked computers. A virtual tape system offloads from the main computer the processing involved in deciding whether data should be … 
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