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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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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

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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

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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

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Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

How to Move VMware Data Protection to the Cloud
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to view 5 advantages of using cloud-based VMware data protection and backup. Considerations on cloud compliance and governance, test and development, and workload mobility are also detailed. Read on here.
Posted: 11 Feb 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2018

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Druva Software

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

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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

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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

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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

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Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc.

Quantum Scalar i3 Datasheet
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
DATA SHEET: This resource details a tape library designed for ease of use with a management software layer to reduce management time and improve system uptime. Read on to see how its mobile-friendly user interface allows for library management from anywhere and on virtually any device.
Posted: 17 Jan 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

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Quantum Corporation

LTO: The New Enterprise Tape Drive
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This technical brief compares Linear Tape Open (LTO) tape drives to the proprietary enterprise tape drives sold by IBM and Oracle in terms of capacity, data performance, mechanical reliability, and TCO. Keep reading to additionally view a discussion on the future of tape.
Posted: 16 Jan 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2018

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Quantum Corporation

International Banking Giant Finds the Right Deduplication Approach
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
CASE STUDY: Download this study of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France, wherein you'll learn how BPCE tackled the challenge of protecting 11,000 AIX and Windows servers in two geographically separated data centers with the right deduplication appliance.
Posted: 16 Jan 2019 | Published: 31 Dec 2018

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Quantum Corporation

Overview: Iron Cloud from Iron Mountain
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Iron Mountain is now a player in the cloud space with their data management platform Iron Cloud. Just what exactly is Iron Cloud, and what does it offer in terms of backup, archiving, and data migration services? Read on to find out.
Posted: 18 Oct 2018 | Published: 18 Oct 2018

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Iron Mountain

Data Restoration Program
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This resource highlights a data restoration program that removes the operational headaches and costly management of tape backup systems from your plate. If you want to reduce the cost of tape operations, know for certain what data your tape backups are storing, and gain the ability to quickly retrieve data, read on.
Posted: 17 Oct 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

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Iron Mountain

Top 3 Reasons IT Teams Are Still Using Tape For Their Primary Backup Target
sponsored by Unitrends
WHITE PAPER: This paper closely examines 3 reasons why many IT teams keep tape as part of their backup practice. Access now to see how tape stacks up to other backup and DR methods like disk and cloud-based data protection.
Posted: 18 Sep 2018 | Published: 18 Sep 2018

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Unitrends

Converged Data Protection Product Breakdown
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: We just uploaded a new guide to our Backup Research Survey landing page that I know will be of interest to you: Converged Data Protection: From the Cloud to the Ground. This exclusive guide provides a product breakdown, the benefits and challenges associated with implementation, and more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2018 | Published: 06 Sep 2018

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TechTarget

Vitec Standardizes Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
sponsored by Veeam Software
CASE STUDY: To standardize their DR practices in every location, Vitec sought out a partner that would help them centralize management of backup, replication, and recovery in the cloud, rather than paying for and maintaining a separate offsite infrastructure. Read on to discover the results.
Posted: 14 Aug 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

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Veeam Software

What If? Cloud Storage Gets Real
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EBOOK: In this e-book, learn how Iron Mountain is disrupting traditional backup paradigms by offering you the chance to extend your physical backup and archive environments to the cloud. Click inside to learn more about this secure and compliant managed service.
Posted: 08 Mar 2018 | Published: 08 Mar 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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LTO
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