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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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IBM Tape Solutions Provide Modern and Powerful Data Protection
sponsored by TechData & IBM
WHITE PAPER: While tape storage is old enough that some laugh at the thought of using it, the reality is that tape is reemerging as a preferred option because its security, cost per gigabyte, and simplicity is unmatched. Read this IBM white paper to learn why tape storage is considered so effective, and how you can take advantage of this resurgence.
Posted: 22 May 2020 | Published: 22 May 2020

TechData & IBM

Compass™ Virtual Tape Library
sponsored by Cobalt Iron
DATA SHEET: With Cobalt Iron, organizations can have a software-defined virtual tape library (VTL) that is fully integrated into its Compass SaaS platform and unifies backup silos. Read through this data sheet to find out about the benefits of Compass VTL which include its simplicity, features, and savings versus traditional VTLs.
Posted: 28 Apr 2020 | Published: 28 Apr 2020

Cobalt Iron

Tape Isn’t Dead
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: Contrary to popular belief, evolving regulations and increasing security threats are cementing offline storage as a key part of organizations’ storage strategies. Check out this datasheet to learn the top 3 reasons why organizations are turning to tape backup and discover how media managed services are reducing tape management headaches.
Posted: 23 Mar 2020 | Published: 23 Mar 2020

Iron Mountain

Simplify and Accelerate Your Journey to AWS with Iron Mountain
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WEBCAST: IT leaders opt for tape for certain offline storage scenarios while also recognizing some data is better suited for small or bulk migrations to the cloud. Join this webcast from Iron Mountain to learn how to simplify and accelerate your journey to AWS and balance legacy data protection with cloud initiatives of the future.
Posted: 23 Mar 2020 | Premiered: Mar 23, 2020

Iron Mountain

Why a tape backup system is still a good storage option
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
EGUIDE: Tape backup isn't going anywhere just yet. Get the rundown on current uses for tape, accompanying technologies and vendor updates in this essential guide.
Posted: 27 Feb 2020 | Published: 27 Feb 2020

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

The Ascent to Hyperscale
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To manage massive data growth and long-term retention challenges, organizations are leveraging tape technology solutions. Access this white paper to learn how modern tape can fulfill the needs of the hyperscale data center, to view a case study on maximizing data protection efficiency, and to discover the 6 points to remember about modern tape.
Posted: 20 Feb 2020 | Published: 20 Feb 2020

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

Reintroducing Tape to The Modern Data Center
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Download this detailed white paper to learn why businesses are reintroducing tape to their data protection strategies, with special attention given to: how does tape work in the modern infrastructure, myth busting tape’s perceived shortcomings, and comparing the performance of tape to disk.
Posted: 18 Nov 2019 | Published: 18 Nov 2019

Iron Mountain

Striking the Right Balance Between Tape and Cloud
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper will walk you through how to strike the right balance between tape media and cloud for your organization, as well as how to unite the two with a holistic data management strategy. Download now to access this critical insight.
Posted: 11 Sep 2019 | Published: 11 Sep 2019

Iron Mountain

How Google Backs Up the Internet
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
VIDEO: Tune into this instructive video as Raymond Blum, Staff Site Reliability Engineer at Google, reveals Google's hybrid tape backup strategy. You'll find out how Google literally backs up the internet.
Posted: 12 Feb 2019 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2019

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

Reintroducing Tape to Backup
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
VIDEO: In this brief whiteboard clip, hear seasoned storage analyst George Crump explain and illustrate the drivers behind this shift back into tape backup, and weigh-in with his thoughts on best practices for storage configurations moving forward.
Posted: 11 Feb 2019 | Premiered: 11 Feb 2019

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

Why Microsoft Azure is Choosing Tape
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
VIDEO: Taken from Fujifilm's Global IT Executive Summit, in this clip Marvin McNett, Principal Developer Manager at Microsoft, details 5 concrete advantages of tape technology and why organizations will continue to use it in their data centers.
Posted: 11 Feb 2019 | Premiered: 11 Feb 2019

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

The True TCO of Tape
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
WEBCAST: Lead Analyst of Storage Switzerland George Crump and Brad Johns discuss the TCO of tape vs. disk vs. cloud in this video, and in it you'll learn about tape's unique cost advantages for a 5-year and 10-year TCO. Tune in here.
Posted: 08 Feb 2019 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2018

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

Tape Performance Accelerates
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This paper details the recent tape developments that are making significant strides in delivering faster initial access times and throughput levels, and can reliably transfer large files and volumes of data.
Posted: 07 Feb 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2018

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

Tape Storage: It's a New Game with New Rules
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Clue into the latest tape technology advancements in this white paper, which includes details on 8 major tape enhancements, using tape for cybersecurity and data protection, tape's role in the cloud era, and more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2018

Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

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

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

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

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

Cloud and Tape: Allies, Not Enemies
sponsored by SearchDataBackup.com
EBOOK: This expert eBook details how cloud-based virtual tape library services help to bridge the gap between backup software and cloud storage. Read on to learn the pros and cons of cloud-based virtual tape libraries as well as how you can make backups to the cloud easier while continuing to use existing backup software.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SearchDataBackup.com

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

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®

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®

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®
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