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DEFINITION: In computers, a storage medium is any technology (including devices and materials) used to place, keep, and retrieve data. A medium is an element used in communicating a message; on a storage medium, the "messages" - in the form of data - are suspended for use when needed. The plural form of this term is storage media. Although the term storage includes both primary storage (memory), a storage medium  … 
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Software-Defined Storage is the Power behind Monash University Microscopes
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Monash University built and deployed a software-defined storage cluster using open source technology. Learn how a storage strategy good enough for a major Australian university can help you get the most out of your data.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

SearchStorage.com

LTO-7 Tape Drives: Testing Capacity, Speed, LTFS Capabilities, and More
sponsored by LTO
WHITE PAPER: In this brief report, experts tested LTO tape drives from HPE, IBM, and Quantum, highlighting the similarities and differences regarding capacity, speed, LTFS functionality, transfer rate interchangeability, and backwards compatibility. Read on to discover which solution is right for your enterprise.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

LTO

IT Priorities 2014: UK Europe, France and Germany
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Benchmark your IT spending plans, with our in-depth study of IT spending priorities in the UK, France, Germany, and Europe in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

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Special report on EMC
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 12 page special report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2013, gives you the facts on EMC, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

CW Buyer's Guide: Big Data Infrastructure
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at the mindset and technology infrastructure businesses need to analyse big data.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Designing a redundant backup solution
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: Access this expert E-Guide to learn about designing a redundant backup solution and transitioning from tape to a disk backup appliance. Read on to explore the evolving case for disk-based backup.
Posted: 07 Mar 2013 | Published: 07 Mar 2013

SearchStorage.com

2012 Trends to Watch: Storage
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: Ovum analyses data growth, big data, disk shortages, public cloud storage, flash memory, and other storage trends.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

All-Flash, Hybrid or Both: Making Sense of the Storage Journey
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: No matter which direction you take, it's clear that the all-flash journey is difficult at best. In this e-guide, experts discuss the technical components of past and present flash storage technologies. Access now and uncover deployment tips.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Pure Storage

Upgrade Your Drive Technology With LTO Tape Drives
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
RESOURCE: Upgrade your drive technology and benefit from faster performance, fewer service contracts, lower tape vaulting costs and as an added bonus through this exclusive offer, get 20 free pieces of LTO media for every drive you purchase. View now as this offer expires soon.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Quantum Corporation

Secure Your Data Storage With LTO Tape Drives
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
RESOURCE: Upgrade your drive technology and benefit from faster performance, fewer service contracts, lower tape vaulting costs and as an added bonus through this exclusive offer, get 40 free pieces of LTO media when you upgrade. View now as this offer expires soon.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Quantum Corporation

CW Europe – Forecast: Cloudy with Dry Spells
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EZINE: In Europe cloud is restricted and hybrid setups make use of local compute and storage.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

ComputerWeekly: Why a Private Cloud Was Chosen for the Thames Tunnel Project
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EZINE: In this issue of ComputerWeekly, we examine why one of the UK's largest construction projects—the Thames Tideway Tunnel—decided to use a private cloud setup. Our latest buyer's guide looks at containers and microservices, and we report on what U.S. court documents tell us about Oracle's controversial licensing polices.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 02 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly – 12 January 2016: How open source is beating proprietary software
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, our latest buyer's guide assesses the impact of open source software and how it is underpinning the digital revolution. We examine the prospects for cloud in financial services as regulators give their approval. And we ask if Uber is really part of a new business model for the sharing economy. Read the issue now.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Poland's Storage market on the rise
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EGUIDE: Poland's storage market has been on a steady rise but what's the reason behind this? We investigate...
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

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How LTFS is Keeping Tape Relevant
sponsored by The LTO Program
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide to scope recent LTFS developments and learn these advances can help storage admins meet increasing infrastructure demands.
Posted: 08 Mar 2013 | Published: 08 Mar 2013

The LTO Program

TechTalk Presentation Transcript: Analyst Jon Toigo discusses tape media today
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this transcript of a Jon Toigo video, learn about tape's usefulness in areas like disaster recovery and archiving, and learn about options for tape encryption and best practices for optimizing your tape performance.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

Iron Mountain

Storage Magazine Online: December 2012 – 6 Hot Storage Technologies for 2013
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EZINE: Our final issue of Storage Magazine Online in 2012 features one of our most popular annual columns: Hot Technologies for Next Year. Explore this month's cover story, in which our team of editors team up to tell you the six technologies to watch in 2013 - and why they should be on your radar if they're not already.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2012

Dell and VMware

Presentation Transcript: Why Not “Active – Archiving”
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: After a few years of waning usage, tape technology is making a comeback with archiving. Find out why by checking out this transcript of Jon Toigo's presentation on tape for active archiving.
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

Iron Mountain

Presentation Transcript: Tape backup systems economical for data retention
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, find out why tape has persisted all these years and learn how you can leverage it to meet your data retention requirements.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

Iron Mountain

Storage Magazine Online: December 2012 – 6 Hot Storage Technologies for 2013
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Our final issue of Storage Magazine Online in 2012 features one of our most popular annual columns: Hot Technologies for Next Year. Explore this month’s cover story, in which our team of editors team up to tell you the six technologies to watch in 2013 - and why they should be on your radar if they’re not already.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2012

SearchStorage.com

Extending Tape Life with Cloud Computing
sponsored by NTT America, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert SearchDisasterRecovery.com E-Guide, featuring ESG Senior Analyst Terri McClure, discusses tape's future, including the latest innovations in tape. Check it out to explore cloud-based data protection and disaster recovery approaches, and discover the five crucial "R"s to address during a crisis.
Posted: 08 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Nov 2012

NTT America, Inc.

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

Enterprise-Ready Scale-Out with Data ONTAP 8 Cluster-Mode
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces an emerging unified scale-out solution purpose-built to provide an adaptable, always-on storage infrastructure for virtualized environments. Read on to learn what this approach to scale-out could mean for your company and its data.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

NetApp

Capacity Utilization Efficiency Not Above Your Pay Grade - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses how to maximize efficiency in data storage environments and also outlines capacity utilization efficiency, including data archiving technologies.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc.

Benefits of Solid-State Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, explore how solid-state storage (SSS) can help narrow the gap between server and storage performance. View now to explore the different types of SSS and the benefits of each.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 08 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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STORAGE MEDIA DEFINITION (continued): … In computers, a storage medium is any technology (including devices and materials) used to place, keep, and retrieve data. A medium is an element used in communicating a message; on a storage medium, the "messages" - in the form of data - are suspended for use when needed. The plural form of this term is storage media. Although the term storage includes both primary storage (memory), a storage medium usually means a place to hold secondary storage such as that on a hard disk or tape. Storage media can be arranged for access in many ways. Some well-known arrangements include:A redundant array of independent disks (RAID)Network-attached storageA storage area network
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