Tape Raises the Bar for Higher Capacity and Security

THE BOTTOM LINE: The tape industry has been fueled by a full decade of strong technological development and this trend shows no signs of letting up. Tape technology delivers the most reliable, safe and efficient data storage solution available. Tape …

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Tape Raises the Bar for Higher Capacity and Security

Tape Performance Accelerates

ABSTRACT: With the arrival of Active Archive, much higher data rates, LTFS, RAIT, and RAO capabilities now in place, the tape industry is making significant strides in delivering much faster initial access times and throughput levels. Tape Raises the Bar …

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Tape Performance Accelerates

The Tape Air Gap

THE BOTTOM LINE: Given the rising wave of cybercrime, the role of tape-based offline storage and cloud solutions taking advantage of the “Tape Air Gap” is back in style. Tape Air Gap

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The Tape Air Gap

RAIT – Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape

Rapid Transit for Mass Storage ABSTRACT RAIT (Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape) are the tape drive equivalent of RAID (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) for disk drives. RAIT is sometimes called “tape RAID”. RAIT arrays use the same algorithms that …

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RAIT – Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape

Tape 2017: New Game. New Rules.

2017 Tape Technology Report ABSTRACT To fully address the enormous digital data challenge, the tape industry has been rearchitecting itself and the renaissance is well underway. The tape industry continues to deliver new technologies and compelling functions including unprecedented cartridge …

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Tape 2017: New Game. New Rules.

LTFS Fueling the Tape Transformation 2017

Redefining the Tape Transformation ABSTRACT Since its inception, tape has been a sequential access storage device. Though this proved beneficial for backup and many “data streaming applications”, the ability to randomly navigate a tape cartridge to locate a specific file …

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LTFS Fueling the Tape Transformation 2017

The Archival Upheaval 2017

Planning for the Archive Avalanche ABSTRACT Data centers have become the backbone of the global economy from the server rooms that power smallorganizations to the large enterprise data centers hosting enormous server and storage farms. The world’sdata centers now consume …

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The Archival Upheaval 2017

TSC State of the Tape Industry 2016

Industry Leading Capacity, Reliability, and Lowest Costs Are Changing the Game ABSTRACT Tape expanded its reach in 2016 effectively addressing many data intensive markets including cloud, entertainment, hyperscale data centers, High Performance Computing (HPC) and the Internet along with large-scale …

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TSC State of the Tape Industry 2016

Hyperscale Heat Wave

Data Centers Consume Massive Amounts of Energy ABSTRACT Data centers have become the backbone of the global economy from the server rooms that power small organizations to the large enterprise data centers hosting enormous server and storage farms. The world’s …

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Hyperscale Heat Wave