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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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E-guide: Best practices for reusing data backup tapes
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: 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.
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 23 Aug 2012

Iron Mountain

Podcast: Best practices for reusing data backup tapes
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PODCAST: Listen to this podcast with W. Curtis Preston to find out what vendors really mean when they quote a tape age, learn about how to decide when a tape is ready to be discarded and get the scoop on what jargon really translates to in practical terms.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 10, 2012

Iron Mountain

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

Guide to Improving Your Tape Storage Practices
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Proper security of data backups doesn’t just happen. It requires thoughtful planning and careful controls. Given the implications of failure – reputational damage, direct costs, compliance issues, and sub-optimal business operations - companies owe it to themselves to take data backup security seriously.
Posted: 13 May 2011 | Published: 13 May 2011

Iron Mountain

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®

Dell Unveils New Bing Maps Boulder Microsite
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
CASE STUDY: The goal was to build a cost effective and efficient microsite. They ended-up with a no-frills, high-performance microsite to deliver complicated geospatial applications that can in effect "quilt" different pieces of imagery into a cohesive mosaic that everyone can access. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Article: How end-to-end services can transform Oracle environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The creation of the Dell Services Oracle Practice builds on the long and successful relationship between Dell and Oracle - a collaboration that can offer significant benefits to organizations running Oracle software on Dell hardware. Read this article for more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

E-Guide: Archiving Storage Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: To help you make the right data archiving decision, we've collected our top tips, tutorial and podcasts on long-term data archiving. Whether you are choosing data archiving software, considering cloud archiving, or are a small business, we have the answers for you here.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

James Cook University accelerates access to student and business services with IBM® XIV® Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: James Cook University needed to replace ageing storage systems that held vital student, administration and business applications. In order to get enterprise-level performance and availability that could keep up with the exponential growth of the university's data needs, they turned to IBM.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

IBM

Driving Growth and Delivering Value through the Channel
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: In support of the launch of the new SMB focused VNXe unified storage systems, EMC recently announced sweeping enhancements and additions to its award winning Velocity Solutions Provider Program. Access the IDC report now to further details.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

EMC

Storage Usability a Critical Requirement for IT in Small and Medium-sized Businesses and Remote Offices
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
ANALYST REPORT: In today’s challenging business environment a more highly optimized approach to IT sprawl is required and reducing storage complexity is a major hurdle. EMC’s new VNXe series storage system in conjunction with the company’s Unisphere storage management are designed to improve “usability” in storage solutions for SMBs.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

Driving Growth and Delivering Value through the Channel
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
ANALYST REPORT: In support of the launch of the new SMB focused VNXe unified storage systems EMC recently announced sweeping enhancements and additions to its award winning Velocity Solutions Provider Program. Access the IDC report now to further details.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

HP StoreOnce Deduplication Software: Technology Fueling the Next Phase of Storage Optimization
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines trends and customer requirements in storage regarding data deduplication and details how HP is best positioned to deliver highly efficient deduplication solutions based on its StoreOnce deduplication technology.
Posted: 09 Nov 2010 | Published: 09 Nov 2010

HP and Intel

Oracle's StorageTek LT0-5 Tape Drive: Industry Leading Scalability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss the advantages and industry-leading capacity of the StorageTek LTO-5 tape drive and how implementing StorageTek LTO-5 into StorageTek tape libraries will result in a significant boost in capacity that will help customers stay on top of their data growth needs.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation

ESG Analyst Report: “Changing the Way You Purchase Storage”
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper discusses the key criteria you need to consider before making your next IT investment and why it’s time to modernize your approach to storage.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

NetApp

Taking Cost and Risk Out with IBM POWER7 Systems for SAP Environments
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In February of this year, IBM announced the new POWER7 System designed to manage the most demanding, emerging applications. Optimized for SAP applications, POWER7 redefines the standards of performance, throughput, and energy usage. Read this presentation transcript for more details.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

IBM

Increase Application Performance with Solid State Disks
sponsored by Texas Memory Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application performance can be dramatically increased using a solid state disk. This Texas Memory Systems’ paper introduces solid state disks and includes a comparison of methods for increased application performance.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Texas Memory 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

Avere: Delivering on the Promise of Tiered Storage?
sponsored by Avere Systems
WHITE PAPER: Avere’s new FXT Series help users finally realize the promise of a seamless, perpetually optimized file storage environment by moving data to an appropriately priced storage via an automated process. Find out more by reading this white paper.
Posted: 04 May 2010 | Published: 04 May 2010

Avere Systems

Simplifying Entry-Level Backup/Recovery — Quantum Offers New Scalability for the SMB
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
ANALYST BRIEF: In order to deal with unprecedented data growth, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) need to look into solutions tailored to their specific and changing needs. Read this analyst brief to learn SMB storage best practices, and learn about Quantum’s new additions to the SMB storage market.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

Quantum Corporation

The Value of iLayer Management: A Technical Brief
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
IT BRIEFING: The following paper examines Quantum’s new Scalar tape libraries with integrated iLayer management. This technology was developed to improve data backup, giving its tape libraries disk-like management features. Read this paper now to get an in-depth look at these new tools.    
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Quantum Corporation

NEO® 8000 Series: Enterprise Tape Library Delivers Unrivaled Backup and Archive Capabilities
sponsored by Overland Storage
DATA SHEET: This data sheet contains technology specs for the NEO 8000 Series enterprise tape library. Access this resource now to learn more about this technology and how it offers optimal backup and archiving ability.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 27 Apr 2010

Overland Storage

NEO® E Series: Automated Tape Libraries Offer Effortless Backup and Archive Capabilities
sponsored by Overland Storage
DATA SHEET: This data sheet contains the technology specs for the NEO E Series tape libraries, and points out several ways it delivers optimal backup and archiving abilities.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 27 Apr 2010

Overland Storage

5 Ways To Secure Removable Media: Which Is Best For Your Enterprise?
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the steps some organizations are taking to draft, implement, and enforce risk mitigation policies for removable media, and how technologies available today, and appearing on the horizon, are helping.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 14 Mar 2010

WinMagic

Increase Application Performance with Solid State Disks
sponsored by Texas Memory Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application performance can be dramatically increased using a solid state disk. This Texas Memory Systems’ paper introduces solid state disks and includes a comparison of methods for increased application performance.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Texas Memory Systems, Inc.
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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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