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ALSO CALLED: Data Backups, Backup-to-Tape, Backup to Tape
DEFINITION: In computers, tape backup is the ability to periodically copy the contents of all or a designated amount of data from its usual storage device to a tape cartridge device so that, in the event of a hard disk crash or comparable failure, the data will not be lost. Tape backup can be done manually or, with appropriate software, be programmed to happen automatically.Tape backup systems exist for needs  … 
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Building the Best Backup Plan for Today's Storage Environment
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: In this expert-guide, learn about how your offline backups could be the key to keeping your data safe from the online threat of ransomware. Then, explore how dangerous over-protecting your information can be, and how a data retention policy can keep that from happening, and more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

Iron Mountain

Consider a Hybrid Approach for Archive Data
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: In this IDG Research white paper, learn why, for those who don't want to take the risk of moving into an all-cloud architecture, a hybrid approach might be the way to go to help them handle increasing service level requirements, mitigate security concerns, and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

Iron Mountain

Moving From Tape To The Cloud? Why Not Consider a Hybrid Approach?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
RESOURCE: In this infographic, discover how you can escape being stuck with tape storage, without taking all the security risks of a cloud environment by adopting a hybrid-cloud strategy.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Iron Mountain

Data Restoration
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: This data sheet provides information on a solution that enables you to restore the data you need from archive or legacy back-up tapes quickly and easily.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

Iron Mountain

Enterprise data protection strategy requires evolution and needs archive, backup
sponsored by Rubrik
EGUIDE: The constantly evolving IT landscape means that backup is no longer enough for many organizations. Data availability and data management are rapidly evolving areas in the spectrum of data protection. Learn the five C's of data protection and why you'll likely need disk, cloud and tape to meet the goals of your enterprise data protection strategy.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Rubrik

Choosing An Online Backup Tool: Why Speed Should Be A Key Consideration
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
WHITE PAPER: Learn why speed is so important when it comes to backup. If you can optimize the selection of data, as well as minimize the time it takes to perform the backup, without compromising an ability to protect your customers' data, applications, and systems, high-speed backup can fundamentally change how you protect your customers' data.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Solarwinds MSP

4 Steps to a Tapeless Backup Environment: A Guide For Data Management Success
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: A tapeless environment can enhance data backup, recovery, and disaster recovery and highlights the critical considerations and decisions that should be made to do so. Read on and access a 4 step outline for successful migration to a tapeless strategy.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

Top 3 Considerations When Looking at Cloud-Based Backup
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Due to its affordability, cloud-based disaster recovery is enabling small and medium-sized businesses to upgrade their data protection to rival that of enterprise-level organizations. What does this trend mean for other affordable mediums? Watch this on-demand webcast to find out!
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2015

arcserve

Estimating the Lifespan of Tape
sponsored by LTO
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert Brien Posey offers advice on how to estimate the useful lifespan of backup tape media depending on how it's used. Access now and you will also learn how new magnetic recording has improved tape storage capacity.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

LTO

What is Driving New Backup Tape Library Adoption Today?
sponsored by LTO
EGUIDE: In this brief expert guide, Ben Woo discusses why tape libraries are resurging as data management solutions are becoming more reliable and durable. Read on to discover how tape can lower your operational costs and offer a suitable solution to big data management challenges.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

LTO

Changing the Economics of Long Term Data Retention and Archiving with LTO
sponsored by LTO
WHITE PAPER: This product specification sheet highlights LTO Ultrium format, a powerful, scalable, adaptable open tape format that can help address the growing demands of data protection. Access now to see how your enterprise can benefit from implementing LTO into your tiered storage management plan.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2015

LTO

LTO for the Next Generation Data Center
sponsored by LTO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers the misconception that tape is unreliable and slow and highlights how LTO technology can be used to meet the performance needs of the most demanding streaming workloads. Access now to explore LTO tape's new features and use cases including linear tape file system, tape-as-NAS, deep and active archiving, and more.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

LTO

Redefining Tape Backup for the Cloud Era
sponsored by StarWind Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Watch this webcast to learn how you can meet regulatory data archival and retention requirements by adding an AWS cloud storage tier to your existing tape backup system.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 21 Jun 2017

StarWind Software Inc.

Redefining Tape Backup for the Cloud Era
sponsored by StarWind Software Inc.
PODCAST: Tune into this podcast to learn how you can meet regulatory data archival and retention requirements by adding an AWS cloud storage tier to your existing tape backup system.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Jun 15, 2017

StarWind Software Inc.

Redefining Tape Backup for the Cloud Era
sponsored by StarWind Software Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn how you can meet regulatory data archival and retention requirements by adding an AWS cloud storage tier to your existing tape backup system.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Jun 15, 2017

StarWind Software Inc.

Step Aside, Magnetic Tape: Long-Term Data Retention is Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by HDS and Veritas
WHITE PAPER: While we're not knocking tape drives, in this always-on environment, they're no longer the best option for long-term data retention. Access this white paper to see why cloud storage may be the better option and what to look for in a cloud-based data retention solution.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

HDS and Veritas

Backup, Data Protection, and Hyper-Convergence: Expanding the Capabilities of Storage
sponsored by Rubrik
EGUIDE: In the e-guide, we examine backup technologies, data protection strategies, hyper-convergence and more so you can make the most of your storage investments, especially in relation to cloud computing and server virtualization. Get helpful tips about everything from data availability and management to consolidation and deduplication.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

Rubrik

Tape Technology, Capacity Continue to Advance
sponsored by SearchDataBackup.com
EBOOK: Tape storage technology is viewed—incorrectly—as behind the times, but thanks partially to growing tape capacity, it plays a key role in the backup product space.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016

SearchDataBackup.com

Keep Your Data Protected with Scalar Tape Libraries
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
RESOURCE: Installing a tape library with proactive and automated monitoring and management can reduce administration time and service interruptions, keeping your IT staff focuses on other business objectives. Access this exclusive offer for a free tape library today.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Quantum Corporation

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

Artico NAS Storage Appliance: Improve Access to More Data
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how a NAS archiving solution with policy-based tiering to cloud, object storage, and tape can alleviate archive data management challenges and improve the efficiency of backup storage. Read on to see how this solution can lower costs of storing more data, automate data preservation and protection, and more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Quantum Corporation

Demystifying LTFS
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines linear tape file systems (LTFS) and highlights how they can enable written data to be read on any other application with LTFS capabilities. Read on to learn how your enterprise can more efficiently read and retrieve files with LTFS.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Quantum Corporation

Why Quantum Data Protection
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
DATA SHEET: This brief datasheet discusses how Quantum's tape libraries can meet growing storage needs in today's world of continuous data growth. Access now and discover the benefits these libraries can provide for your enterprise's data management, such as simplicity, investment protection, increased reliability, and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Quantum Corporation

Maximize Performance and Data Availability for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper highlights a backup and restoration software combined with a tiered storage infrastructure that allows the use of any combination of disk, cloud, or tape for data protection. Read on to see the benefits these technologies can provide to your enterprise, including maximized data availability, faster data recovery, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Quantum Corporation
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TAPE BACKUPS DEFINITION (continued): … In computers, tape backup is the ability to periodically copy the contents of all or a designated amount of data from its usual storage device to a tape cartridge device so that, in the event of a hard disk crash or comparable failure, the data will not be lost. Tape backup can be done manually or, with appropriate software, be programmed to happen automatically.Tape backup systems exist for needs ranging from backing up the hard disk on a personal computer to backing up large amounts of storage for archiving and disaster recovery purposes in a large enterprise as part of a storage area network (SAN), usually combining a hardware and software package. For personal computer tape backup, the Onstream USB tape drive is popular. For enterprise tape backup, Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is an industry open standard from Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Seagate.Tape backup also includes the ability to restore data that has been backed up back to hard disk storage devices when needed.
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