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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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Tape Management Headaches
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: According to an IDG survey of IT decision makers, 40% of respondents say they worry about the potential time and costs needed to move data to the cloud. Access this datasheet from Iron Mountain to learn 3 questions to ask before migrating your tape environment.
Posted: 23 Mar 2020 | Published: 23 Mar 2020

Iron Mountain

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

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.

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.

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

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