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DEFINITION: A tape drive is a device that stores computer data on magnetic tape, especially for backup and archiving purposes. Like an ordinary tape recorder, a tape drive records data on a loop of flexible celluloid-like material that can be read and also erased. Tape drives work either by using a traditional helical scan where the recording and playback heads touch the tape, or linear tape technology, where  … 

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Economic Advantages of Object Storage vs. LTO for Media Active Archives
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: This paper stacks up object storage against LTO tape to see which is more efficient and cost-effective for backup and archiving. Download now to dig into the 10-criteria comparison, as well as the CAPEX, OPEX, and TCO analyses included.
Posted: 12 Sep 2019 | Published: 12 Sep 2019

Cloudian

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.

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.

Find a storage solution built around your goals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this in-depth guide to find out the various features and benefits of each storage system IBM offers – so you can decide which storage solution will fit best into your business environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

The Backup Target Today
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: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 11 Feb 2014

SearchDataBackup.com

Tape Systems Technologies Handbook
sponsored by SearchDataBackup.com
EBOOK: Tape media, drive and library technology advances with increasing capacity and innovations aimed at making data more accessible. This handbook offers information on tape systems, including tape media and libraries, LTFS, tape vaulting and using tape for long-term archiving.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

SearchDataBackup.com

Data Protection: Protect Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Environments
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines a data protection solution that's built for today's IT and can help you get back up and running after system downtime ASAP. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

DellEMC and Intel®

Tiered Storage: Definitions, Deployment, Options, and Guidelines for Getting Started
sponsored by SageCloud
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines various definitions and interpretations of tiered storage and presents an overview of its key benefits, challenges, and deployment options.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

SageCloud

Case Study: Teleperformance España, Customer Service Company Transforms Information Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how one company implemented an outsourced records management and electronic media vaulting service to reduce time and cost involved in administration, enhance business resilience and improve legal compliance.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Iron Mountain

Backup critical data with smart solutions
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: Check out this short video to explore one industry-leading vendor's backup and data protection solutions. Whether you're just starting out, building momentum or expanding your business, these storage solutions for backup and data protection can help you. Watch now to learn more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 07 Aug 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

You Don't Need Science Fiction to Speed Up Cloud Storage
sponsored by NetApp
EZINE: This issue of Storage Magazine takes a closer look at the latest solid-state storage trends, uses, and form factors. It also provides cloud-based file sharing need-to-knows, expert perspectives on LTFS and the future of tape, advice on simplifying VM data protection and more.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

NetApp

Secure Your Backup Tapes Every Step of the Way
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: This short resource explores an approach to safely move your media to a secure offsite tape vault or offsite location using one vendor's tape library moving service.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Iron Mountain

Analyst Brief: NERSC Case Study On Tape as Cost-Effective and Reliable Solution for Primary Data Storage
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource, which discusses why one organsation chooses tape as its primary storage option.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

End-to-End Choices in Tiered Storage Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes an innovative tiered storage technology that provides end-to-end choices while allowing you to manage and store data across multiple types of storage media while reducing your total cost of ownership.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Expert Analysis of LTFS: Role in Backup, Media & Entertainment, and Beyond (Podcast)
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PODCAST: In this podcast, Storage Decisions speaker Jon Toigo discusses the role of LTFS for backup, how it works, and the requirements for implementation. He also provides a glimpse into the LTFS future and explains why more IT professionals are embracing it as general purpose storage.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2013

Oracle Corporation

Storage Magazine: July 2013
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: This issue of Storage Magazine takes a closer look at the latest solid-state storage trends, uses, and form factors. It also provides cloud-based file sharing need-to-knows, expert perspectives on LTFS and the future of tape, advice on simplifying VM data protection and more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

SearchStorage.com

Archiving Stays Active with LTFS and the Cloud
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EBOOK: Access this exclusive E-Book containing three expert articles regarding archiving with LTFS and cloud services to learn about modern approaches to archiving - and not missing out on value in data that must be retained.
Posted: 27 Mar 2013 | Published: 27 Mar 2013

SearchStorage.com

Tape Vaulting: What You Need to Know About Tape Backup and Archiving
sponsored by Spectra Logic Corporation
EGUIDE: Check out this FAQ guide to stay up on the current state of tape backup technology.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 03 May 2012

Spectra Logic Corporation
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