Monthly Archives: March 2019

IBM 3850: Past, Present, and Future of Data Storage

How it Started Beginning in the late 1960s, IBM engineers in Boulder, Colorado began to research and test an inexpensive high-capacity storage system built…
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The Puck Stops Here: The Los Angeles Kings and LTO Tape

The next time you come across your favorite sports channel broadcasting footage from a game played decades in the past, think of how…
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FujiFilm and IBM Reveal a Tape Storage World Record

Believe it or not, IBM and Fujifilm have done something no one would have even imagined possible a few short years ago. They…
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Setup an AirGap using LTO Tape

For years now, skeptics in the data storage landscape have been yelling from the hilltops how they think tape is dead. Come to…
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Top 5 ways to prepare for LTO-9

LTO9 is Coming, Will You Be Ready? With the imminent release of LTO9, may data center managers and data enthusiasts are looking to…
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The Technology and Innovation That Keeps Magnetic Tape Alive

When mentioning magnetic tape as a data storage medium, those unfamiliar with the recent advances in technology might envision cassette tapes, VHS tapes,…
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Spectra unveils its largest, most advanced tape library to date; Introducing Spectra TFinity ExaScale

Spectra unveils its largest, most advanced tape library to date; introducing Spectra TFinity ExaScale SpectraLogic has unveiled its greatest tape library to date,…
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LTO Tape – A Classic Data Storage Solution

Linear Tape-Open (LTO) magnetic tape data storage has been around since the turn of the century. However, tape was initially introduced as a…
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Former Uber CSO Charged in Data Breach

Uber’s Massive Data Security Blunder   Federal prosecutors have charged Uber's former Chief Security Officer (CSO), Joseph Sullivan, with obstruction of justice for attempting to hide…
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Elon Musk & LTO Tape

Tesla – The Data CompanyWhenever Tesla is brought up in conversation, it almost always provokes one of two reactions: it’s either the most…
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Have You Been Hacked ?

Recently, the California State University system as well as numerous other universities and nonprofit organizations around the world experienced a major cyber-attack. In…
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What is WORM Storage?

WORM storage stands for Write Once Read Many. As organizations create massive amounts of data, more often than not they’ll need to store…
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Turn Your LTO Tapes Into Ca$h

The World’s Easiest Way to Turn Used Data Tape into Cold Hard Cash Chances are if your business or someone you know has…
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Air Gap 101

Imagine this scenario for a second. There is an army of soldiers marching towards your kingdom ready to invade and take over everything…
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Tape VS. Disk – The Great Data Battle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8QxGhln5YM&feature=youtu.beIt’s a no brainer that every business relies upon data for success. Whether you own a retail operation that relies upon inventory databases…
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LTO as a Long Term Storage Solution

Magnetic tape is a data storage solution for storing digital information on magnetic tape. At the outset, large open tape reels were the most popular format, but modern magnetic tape…
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Features of LTO Technology over the Years

Linear Tape Open or better known as (LTO) Ultrium is a high-capacity, single-reel tape storage created and frequently improved by HPE, IBM and…
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Why Your Data Storage Strategy Should Include Tape

Why Your Data Storage Strategy Should Include Tape As most businesses utilize the latest in flash and cloud storage technologies to keep up…
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