Tape 2019: New Game. New Rules

Managing the World’s Hyperscale Data Growth SUMMARY The magnetic tape industry has made significant progress in many areas over the past 10 years. The rich technology improvements in the tape industry suggest that tape will continue to be the most …

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Tape 2019: New Game. New Rules

Tiered Storage 2019

Building the Optimal Storage Infrastructure INTRODUCTION The selection of data storage technologies has never been more robust. Today’s choices range from ultra-high capacity, low cost storage at one end of the hierarchy to very high levels of performance and functionality …

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Tiered Storage 2019

The Tape Renaissance

The Tape Renaissance Changes the Game INTRODUCTION The magnetic tape data storage industry has withstood numerous challenges from its own past performance, from the HDD industry, and mainly from those who are simply uninformed about the major transformation the tape …

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The Tape Renaissance

Active Archive State of the Industry 2018

The Active Archive Becomes Integral to Your Game Plan ABSTRACT Organizations are quickly learning the value of analyzing vast amounts of previously untapped archival data. Industry studies suggest that only about 20% of all digital data is ever accessed or …

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Active Archive State of the Industry 2018

LTFS Redefines the Future of Tape

Making Tape Data Rates Soar KEY POINT LTFS provides the tape industry with its first standard open systems file system providing easy and faster access to LTO and enterprise tape files. LTFS Redefines the Future of Tape Download PDF

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LTFS Redefines the Future of Tape

Tape Raises the Bar on Performance

Tape Performance Accelerates INTRODUCTION 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. For …

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Tape Raises the Bar on Performance

Storage Squeeze Play – Disk Caught in the Middle

HDDs Losing Ground to SSD and Tape SUMMARY A fundamental shift in the storage landscape is well underway as high-performance data moves from HDDs onto flash SSD while lower activity, resiliency and archive data migrate from HDD to modern tape. …

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Storage Squeeze Play – Disk Caught in the Middle

RAIT – Rapid Transit for Mass Storage

Making Tape Data Rates Soar ABSTRACT RAIT (Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape) are the tape drive equivalent of RAID (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) for disk drives. RAIT arrays use the same algorithms that RAID arrays have successfully employed and …

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RAIT – Rapid Transit for Mass Storage

The Tape Air Gap

Defense Against Cyber Crime 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