Category: data backup

  • World Backup Day 2021

    World Backup Day 2021

    World Backup Day is recognized annually March 31, as a way to remind people about the importance of backing up their data before they lose it. Personal data can be lost be accidental deletion or even worse by a malicious cyber-attack such as ransomware. Backing up and keeping at least…

  • HPE StoreEver MSL3040 – A Solid Data Tape Storage Setup

    HPE StoreEver MSL3040 – A Solid Data Tape Storage Setup

    HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Product Overview Is the overall trend of vast amounts of data creation shaping your business? The highly scalable HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers small to mid-sized organizations the flexibility for long-term data protection and retention of data storage assets. With its modular design and ability…

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

    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 around the concept of magnetic tape cartridges. Their idea was to have the tapes retrieved by a robotic arm and fed into a unit that could…

  • LTO Tape meets long term economical Video Surveillance

    LTO Tape meets long term economical Video Surveillance

    You’ve heard of Alexa, and you’re familiar with Siri, now introducing Alice. Actually, its askALICE and its not so much of a digital voice assistant as it is an innovative surveillance system. Cozaint Corporation, a developer of smart physical security products, has revealed their latest solution in askALICE. This…

  • 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

    Spectra unveils its largest, most advanced tape library to date; introducing Spectra TFinity ExaScale SpectraLogic has unveiled its greatest tape library to date, the TFinity ExaScale Edition. The massive tape library has the ability to store an exabyte of data in a single footprint storage system using the most…

  • LTO Tape – A Classic Data Storage Solution

    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 storage medium back in the 1950s. Today, it is widely embraced by large enterprises and within the entertainment industry. Tape has come to be relied upon…

  • Former Uber CSO Charged in Data Breach

    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 the company’s 2016 data breach from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The hack exposed vulnerabilities to the names, email addresses. and phone numbers of over 57 million…

  • Elon Musk & LTO Tape

    Elon Musk & LTO Tape

    Tesla – The Data Company Whenever Tesla is brought up in conversation, it almost always provokes one of two reactions: it’s either the most innovative company of our generation and changing the auto industry forever, or going nowhere fast because it has arrows pointed in too many directions at…

  • Have You Been Hacked ?

    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 May 2020, the university system received notice from third-party technology provider Blackbaud that cybercriminals copied data for the purpose of extorting funds. Blackbaud is one of…

  • Tape VS. Disk – The Great Data Battle

    Tape VS. Disk – The Great Data Battle

    It’s a no brainer that every business relies upon data for success. Whether you own a retail operation that relies upon inventory databases or a car dealership that depends on a customer list, data storage is a necessity for every business. The way in which data is…