White Papers by Topic: Storage

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The Evolving Role of Disk and Tape

Disk-based solutions for data protection have opened up new storage options for organizations.

LTFS Hits the Mark in Media Entertainment: An In-Depth Introduction to LTFS for Digital Media

In the media and entertainment industry, content is king. The majority of this content is now produced in digital form and virtually all of this content has digital distribution; that content is not digital data.

Tape Fallacies Exposed -- The Future of Tape Is Still Bright

Tape is not going away anytime soon. That may disappoint the "tape is dead" crowd who believe in fallacies such as disk can replace tape for all practical purposes

Tape without Pain

Tape, far from being dead, is increasingly necessary in data centers-and as the emphasis on the green data center continues, tape will become increasingly important. Its future provides additional possibilities not available through the use of other storage methods, including disk. Tape is, and will continue to be, indispensible. At the same time, Spectra Logic promises to continue its long history and successful methods of providing tape without pain.

Does Tape Still Make Sense?

This whitepaper investigates the attributes of tape technology in a backup system and explores the ramifications of eliminating tape. By addressing the issue of what you lose when you remove tape this paper strives to answer the question of whether tape still has a place in a current data protection system.

Tape Storage - Total Cost of Ownership

This paper focuses on the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a data storage product or solution. To the point, it will concentrate on the short and long-term cost factors associated with owning or operating your gear and why you should be thinking about them when you buy. It will also provide a simple, theoretical TCO analysis as an example of what may be done when assessing purchase options. From this, you may quickly realize that highly discounted purchase prices up front do not always result in long-term cost savings to your firm.

Long-Term Data Protection and Retention

IT organizations of all sizes contend with a growing data footprint with more data to manage, protect and preserve for longer periods of time.

Long-Term Data Retention - Key Considerations

Managing backup and recovery in today's environment is a multi-dimensional challenge with both near and long-term business requirements. Recent technological developments in disk backup have had a positive impact on short-term data retention strategy. This tool provides key topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.

The Value of iLayer Management: A Technical Brief

Many customers have expressed a desire for tape libraries to proactively report more-and better-information about their units, therefore requiring less hands-on time supporting their tape systems.

HP LTO-5 8Gb Native Storage Networking Architecture

Quantum's iLayer software has historically provided an advanced SAN connectivity feature set via a Fibre Channel I/O Blade, sold and positioned as storage networking drives.

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