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.
Manufacturers have specific instructions for the care of magnetic tape cartridges, which differ from tape technology to tape technology. It's important to follow those instructions in addition to the general suggestions presented here. Read this tutorial now to find out so much more.
Despite the rumors, tape remains a viable economic part of the data storage hierarchy due to its lower cost per GB, decreased operating expenses and reduced energy costs. Check out this SearchStorage.com E-Guide to hear storage guru Rich Castagna’s take on tape and what role it can play in your data center today.
Check out these best practices to get the most out of your tape backups. Discover keys to help you define your needs and ensure future success by establishing regular testing of recovery procedures. Also included is a breakdown of tape's lifecycle to help you better understand the backup process, and tips for proper tape handling and transport.
Access this FAQ Guide, full of answers from W. Curtis Preston, to find out what vendors really mean when they quote a tape age, to learn about how to decide when a tape is ready to be discarded and for the scoop on what jargon means in practical terms.
Reusing tape in your enterprise can be an unclear task. When should a tape be retired from rotation? Is there a way to track backup tape passes? Read this SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide to find out the answer to these questions and more and discover how to get the most out of your tape technology by following these best practices for reusing tape.
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.
The Quantum SuperLoader autoloader has been given the nod as "top gun" when it comes to backing up data under challenging conditions worldwide for the Ninth Air Force at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.
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