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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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Tape and Cloud Strategies for VM Backups
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource goes over different tape and cloud strategies for VM backups.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Veeam Software

Why cloud backup? Top 10 reasons
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper for 10 reasons to move to the cloud for data backup and storage.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A Closer Look at Cloud Backup Solutions for Vars and MSPs
sponsored by Asigra
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals the pros and cons of cloud backup versus tape backup, as well as three potential cloud backup solutions a VAR or MSP could adopt.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Asigra

Looking for ways to optimise your data backup plan?
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: It's no surprise that data protection is high on every priority list. Limited funding & staffing creates obstacles for IT leaders. Time to Rethink Backup Procedures is a guide that looks at the specific ways your organisation can modify your data backup plan to reduce cost, improve data management, and more! Download your copy today!
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

ANZ--Storage Magazine October 2014
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: This issue looks at the storage challenges facing the retail industry with more and more customer data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

SearchStorage.com

Image Archiving Strategies that can Streamline Your Workflow
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how a hospital in the Midwest overcame the tape problem without implementing a PACs vendor VNA. Also learn why a VNA should be vendor-neutral and a true archive.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

BridgeHead Software

Day in the Life of a Storage Administrator
sponsored by APTARE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn what a difference the right storage and backup solution can make for a storage administrator.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

APTARE

Storage magazine: Storage Purchasing Intentions Revealed
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: In this May 2014 issue of Storage magazine, Rich Castagna shares the results of our 2014 Storage Purchasing Intentions survey. Other stories in this month's issue explore the confusion – and truth – amongst today's server-attached storage technologies, looks at how backup is evolving and more!
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

SearchStorage.com

Advice on Overcoming the Tape-Dependency Problem with PACS Image Archive
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers industry-leading tips on how to transition from tape to disk-based archives for your picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and storage.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BridgeHead Software

Utilizing Data Protection and Data Recovery Confidently
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: How confident are you in your organizations protection of data and ability to recover following a disaster? Take our survey on data backup/data recovery and gain immediate access to two special reports: Modernizing Data Protection in 2015 and our Essential Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

The Truth About Tape
sponsored by Barium Ferrite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives the facts on tape and its place in the world of storage. Industry expert Jon Toigo weighs in on the continued relevance of one of the oldest computer technologies still in use today.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Barium Ferrite

Barium Ferrite: The storage media of the future is here today
sponsored by Barium Ferrite
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines BaFe technology and standard Metal Particle (MP) technology to provide comparisons between the two and explain the benefits of BaFe media. It will also explain the reasons for the stability and reliability of BaFe technology that serve as the basis for its use in solutions
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Barium Ferrite

Long Term Archivability and Stability of Fujifilm Magnetic Tape Using Barium-Ferrite (BaFe) Particle
sponsored by Barium Ferrite
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives the results of tests on a new magnetic tape storage solution that uses Barium-Ferrite particles to provide long term storage capabilities under various conditions.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Barium Ferrite

Insight From The Iron Mountain Data Protection Predictors Study
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: This concise data sheet reveals results from over 200 IT pros concerning data protection trends that likely will change in the next 1 to 3 years.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Iron Mountain

Big Data Tape Library Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this DCIG 2014 Big Data Tape Library Buyer's Guideand learn how to make intelligent, cost-effective decisions when it comes to tape storage.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Oracle and Intel®

Tape Storage Upgrade Guide: Modernize Your Storage Infrastructure with the Latest Tape Solutions
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explains the new usage cases for tape storage in the data center. It explains the circumstances that have led to a need for new tape storage technologies and then goes on to explain the benefits of one  suite of solutions.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Oracle and Intel®

E-Book: LTFS For Dummies
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
EBOOK: This e-book explains how Linear Tape File Systems work and how they can be used to handle the challenges facing modern data centers.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Storage magazine: Special Oceania edition, June 2014
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Local businesses share their storage management successes
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

SearchStorage.com

Storage magazine: Special Southeast Asia edition, June 2014
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Expert Southeast Asian advice for evaluating cloud storage
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

SearchStorage.com

The Surprising Affordability of Today’s Cloud Archive
sponsored by Infrascale
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why cloud data archive is a more secure and reliable backup option over legacy tape solutions for MSPs.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Infrascale

Examining today's data protection solutions
sponsored by SearchDataBackup.com
EBOOK: Data backups have evolved dramatically from the days of producing a nightly backup to tape. Modern data protection techniques start with backup targets such as tape libraries and virtual tape libraries to deduplicating disk arrays, integrated backup appliances and the cloud.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

SearchDataBackup.com

The changing role of tape: A format that still has more to give
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explains how tape continues to play an important role in data storage and how it remains the most cost-effective, energy efficient and resilient means to manage the life cycle of stored data.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2009

Quantum Corporation

Quantum's Tiered Architecture and Approach to Data Protection
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a tiered architecture and approach to data protection to match data value to storage costs over time.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Quantum Corporation

Magnetic Tape to the Rescue
sponsored by Barium Ferrite
RESOURCE: This article gives a brief history of tape storage and highlights the benefits it still provides. As data growth grows and retention periods lengthen, tape is becoming increasingly relevant, even compared to newer technologies.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Barium Ferrite

Double-Take Availability: Keeping Disaster Recovery Systems Up to Date
sponsored by Vision Solutions
CASE STUDY: Access this exclusive case study to discover how a successful accounting organization accommodated an increase in data into their disaster recovery plan.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Vision Solutions
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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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