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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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Disk-based Data Protection Options: The Changing Data Protection Landscape
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will compare and contrast the benefits of all new disk-based data protection options to allow you to select the best technology for each of the data types to be protected in your environment.
Posted: 20 Nov 2008 | Published: 20 Oct 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

ExaGrid: Simply State-of-the-Art D2D
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Disk-based backup took the market by storm several years ago with a compelling proposition: replace tape with high-speed disk to speed up and simplify backup.
Posted: 15 Aug 2008 | Published: 15 Aug 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

An In-Depth Look at Deduplication Technologies
sponsored by Datalink
WHITE PAPER: Deduplication can be a confusing topic. Several considerations come into play when organizations assess whether deduplication provides a good fit for their environment. Read this paper to determine if deduplication is right for you.
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Datalink

Disk-to-Disk Backup and Recovery: A Guide for the Technical Decision Maker
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about the technology and architecture driving the growing adoption of disk-to-disk backups, and in particular how EVault's solutions are your best choice.
Posted: 31 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

i365, makers of Evault

IBM System X4: Delivering High Value through Scale Up
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explores the benefits of consolidation and virtualization, it shows how utilizing larger servers with scale-up architectures is a more cost effective approach to growing business needs.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

IBM

NetBackup Disk Based Data Protection Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the disk options and their capabilities as well as the other new features in NetBackup 6.5 that make up the Enterprise Disk Foundation, also it provides guidance in choosing the appropriate disk options for your environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Symantec Corporation

An Open Source Path to Virtualization: Providing World-class Performance While Reducing IT Complexity
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper sheds light on the misconceptions about open-source virtualization solutions, provides a blueprint for how to deploy them, and illustrates how opting for open source can benefit your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 28 May 2008

Intel Corporation

IDC: Maintaining Business Continuity with Disk-Based Backup and Recovery Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper describes the growing need for data backup and recovery solutions, the advantages of disk-based systems and the software required to manage these systems. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Disk-Based Backup and Recovery: Making Sense of Your Options
sponsored by Datalink Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details four enhanced data recovery (disk-based backup) architectures and provides guidance on how to determine whether or not those architectures would be an overall fit within the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Datalink Corp

Beyond Virtual Tape Libraries: End-to-End Data Protection with Syncsort Disk-to-Disk Solutions
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: While VTL data storage has been a popular data protection solution in recent years, the VTL solution may be incomplete for long-term needs. Read this white paper to learn why D2D backup solutions are the ideal data protection technologies for y...
Posted: 28 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Syncsort

Five Steps to Reduce Your Backup Window
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Backup windows are a constant headache for storage administrators and they're constantly trying to find new ways to reduce them. This white paper explains 5 easy steps that will help make shorter backup windows a reality. Read this white paper to l...
Posted: 12 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Overland Storage

Data Protection Report 2008: Best Practices in Data Backup & Recovery
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the survey results of over 135 storage professionals to understand the top goals, challenges and trends related to data protection in 2008. Read this white paper to learn what's in store for this year.
Posted: 12 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Overland Storage

Deduplication in Data Protection: Assessing the Benefits
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Data deduplication offers the potential for taming the growth of data and delivering increased management efficiency. This white paper by IDC offers a balanced assessment of the benefits and potential disadvantages of deduplication solutions.
Posted: 12 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Overland Storage

Business Continuity Planning - The First Step to Business Resiliency
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Business Continuity(BC) is the ability to keep vital business operations running in the event of failure in the existing infrastructure. This white paper highlights the importance of (BC) planning and explores strategies and solutions to help achieve them
Posted: 12 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Overland Storage

Disk-Based Backup and Recovery: Making Sense of Your Options
sponsored by Datalink Corp
WHITE PAPER: Storage requirements are growing at unbelievable rates for businesses. This white paper details four disk-based data recovery architectures and provides guidance on how to determine which of these architectures would be a fit for your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Oct 2007 | Published: 18 Oct 2007

Datalink Corp

Data Deduplication Special Report
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Data deduplication is one of the hottest storage topics in storage today. This Special Report highlights how data deduplication products are shaping the marketplace, who the key suppliers are and what you should be aware of when evaluating these products.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 31 Aug 2007

NetApp

Best Practices in SAN Migration
sponsored by QLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Overwhelming data growth has caused many storage administrators to move from older, legacy SANs to newer and more robust solutions. This white paper provides best practices and guidelines to follow when migrating to a new SAN technology.
Posted: 28 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

QLogic Corporation

A Practical Guide to Business Continuity
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: Business continuity is a big issue for IT managers. Overland Storage provides the tools and solutions for Server Message Block (SMB) IT managers to implement a complete and cost effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery program.
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Overland Storage

Experiencing Data De-Duplication: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Capacity Requirements
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: ESG believes that data de-duplication will be one of this decade's most important new data protection technologies. But why? Download this white paper to find out and discover the most important aspects of data de-duplication.
Posted: 28 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Quantum Corporation

Demystifying Data De-Duplication: Choosing the Best Solution
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This document provides the background information required to make an informed data de-duplication purchasing decision.
Posted: 12 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

FalconStor Software

A New Approach to Capacity Optimization
sponsored by SEPATON
WHITE PAPER: Get expert insight from the Taneja Group on one of today's most intriguing technologies - capacity optimization. View this report to learn how capacity optimization solutions can help organizations manage growing amounts of data without breaking the bank.
Posted: 06 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

SEPATON

Experiencing Data De-Duplication: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Capacity Requirements - White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: For years, we were mired in a deep data protection rut. We backed up the only way we knew how: nightly to tape. As for recovering data, we crossed our fingers and prayed we'd never actually be asked to do a restore.
Posted: 22 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Quantum Corporation

How to Create a Nimble Backup Architecture for Your Data Center
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This addendum in three parts discusses such subjects as choosing your tape format, building scalability and flexibility into your architecture, and the utilization of virtual tape libraries/disk-based backup devices.
Posted: 12 Jan 2004 | Published: 01 Jun 2003

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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