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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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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

The Freedom of High-Performance Backup with Falconstor Virtual Tape Library (VTL) and Deduplication
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Today’s IT needs a backup and recovery approach that, among other things, integrates non-disruptively with tape- and network-based file systems and can seamlessly scale to accommodate the protection needs of the entire enterprise. Download this white paper to learn about one such solution and to view its top 13 business benefits.
Posted: 01 Nov 2019 | Published: 01 Nov 2019

FalconStor Software

Modernize your IBM i Environment with FalconStor VTL as a Backup Target
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, learn how FalconStor’s Virtual Tape Library (VTL) offers an alternative for IBM i storage environments, providing a non-disruptive disk-to-disk backup format to accelerate the speed and security of critical recovery and backup processes.
Posted: 31 Oct 2019 | Published: 02 May 2019

FalconStor Software

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

Top 8 Advantages of LTO-8 Technology
sponsored by LTO
RESOURCE: Download this resource for an overview of the top 8 advantages of using LTO-8 tape technology as part of your organization's backup and recovery strategy. Included is a commentary on capacity, price, environmental efficiency, and compliance.
Posted: 11 Mar 2019 | Published: 11 Mar 2019

LTO

Best Practices for Managing Video Workflows
sponsored by LTO
WHITE PAPER: This e-book details how linear tape-open (LTO) and linear tape file systems (LTFS) can help companies improve production, post-production, distribution, and archiving. Read on to see the advantages of LTFS with LTO tape close up.
Posted: 08 Mar 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

LTO

Are You Aware of the Hidden Costs of Storing Data in the Cloud?
sponsored by LTO
WHITE PAPER: Storing data in the cloud might seem like an attractive offer, but don't be fooled: there's a variety of hidden costs cloud providers won't tell you about. This white paper will bring those costs to light. Read on to view them and to learn why LTO tape technology presents a desirable alternative to the cloud.
Posted: 08 Mar 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2018

LTO

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.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Case Study
sponsored by Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Every month, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's supercomputer generates 1 PB of archive data, which must be managed and stored for easy and efficient file recall for its 1,200 users worldwide. To learn more about the active archive solution that ORNL implemented to meet these demands, check out the full case study here.
Posted: 06 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.

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

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

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

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®
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