Month: January 2018

  • Using Data Tape Back Up to Avoid Cyber Security Risks

    Using Data Tape Back Up to Avoid Cyber Security Risks

    CyberSecurity Risks are Very Real In January 2015, data hackers got into Anthem Blue Cross’ health insurance records and stole sensitive information including patient names, Social Security numbers and other information for up to 80 million people. The massive cybersecurity breach cost…

  • Data Tape Migration

    Data Tape Migration

    Tape’s not Dead- Data Tape Migration Keeps it Alive Super fans of AMC’s hit show The Walking Dead and tech geeks alike might picture magnetic tape as a zombie; it should be dead, but somehow it keeps coming back around. Much like a zombie, magnetic tape is far from…

  • Tape in the Modern Data Center

    Tape in the Modern Data Center

    Although many organizations have reduced their tape usage within their IT infrastructures, it has not completely disappeared as many would think. Various experts even question why anyone would want to use tape in a current data center. However, tape continues to be a clever alternative in regards to certain applications…

  • Data Storage Wars 2:  Tape vs. Disk

    Data Storage Wars 2: Tape vs. Disk

    On the internet, there is 1.2 Zettabytes or 1.3 trillion gigabytes of data. That amounts to 75 billion fully loaded 16gb iPads. If you stacked them on top of one another, they’d reach a towering 339 miles into the sky! That number grew 62% in 2009 alone. Organizing, tracking, and…

  • Data Storage Wars: Tape vs. Cloud

    Data Storage Wars: Tape vs. Cloud

    Are you ready for a mind-blowing fact of the day? Humans will create more information in the next two days than was created in all of history up until the year 2003. So, it doesn’t matter how big your digital footprint is today, your company will keep creating large amounts…

  • Why Tape is Still Relevant in Today’s Data Center

    Why Tape is Still Relevant in Today’s Data Center

    The Case For Google Imagine opening your Gmail account one morning to find it completely empty. No saved folder or files, no sent mail, and worst of all no recent mail. If you’re like a majority of the Gmail users, you might panic and start looking for answers as to…

  • Data Storage Faceoff: Tape vs Disk vs Cloud

    Data Storage Faceoff: Tape vs Disk vs Cloud

    Data Storage Faceoff: Tape vs Disk vs Cloud In September 2010, Virgin Blue airline’s check-in and online booking systems went down for a period of 11 days, affecting around 50,000 passengers and 400 flights. Ultimately the downtime ended up costing the company over $20 million. So, what is the true…

  • 10 Reasons Experts Say Data Tapes for Backup Storage Aren’t Going Anywhere.

    10 Reasons Experts Say Data Tapes for Backup Storage Aren’t Going Anywhere.

    10 Reasons Experts Say Data Tapes for Back Up Storage Aren’t Going Anywhere Lately, some industry professionals have been up in arms, and they’re not afraid to let it be known. With the latest data center trends migrating toward cloud storage, why on earth would large manufacturers like HP,…