Category: data storage

  • LTO Technology: The Ultimate Guide You Will Ever Need

    LTO Technology: The Ultimate Guide You Will Ever Need

    LTO stands for Linear-Tape Open. Before explaining further, let us learn what is behind it. LTO is a storage device, it stores data, reads data, and writes data on a magnetic tape. Speaking about the magnetic tape, it is a tape made of a narrow strip of a plastic film…

  • WHAT IS THE LATEST LTO TECHNOLOGY? WHICH ONE SHOULD I BUY?

    WHAT IS THE LATEST LTO TECHNOLOGY? WHICH ONE SHOULD I BUY?

    What is LTO? Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Technology is type of technology that uses magnetic tape data storage. It was originally developed in the late 1990s as an open standards alternative to the proprietary magnetic tape formats from that period of time. The direction for management of licensing and standards, along…

  • Who’s Running On AWS – Twitter

    Who’s Running On AWS – Twitter

    Remember back in the early 2000s, when life much simpler? Everyone was just getting over the whole Y2K hump and just happy that the digital world didn’t implode when the clock struck midnight at the turn of the century. Perhaps, the panic of the millennium is what made some companies…

  • The Underground Data Center:  A Deeper Look into the Mystery

    The Underground Data Center: A Deeper Look into the Mystery

    When mentioning underground facilities, what comes to mind? You’ve heard of underground wine cellars and doomsday bunkers, but what about data centers? Underground data centers sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but they’re real. Not only are they real, but they’re increasing in popularity at an alarming…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • What is WORM Storage?

    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 some that data in a permanent way. For example, a non-profit might want to store its financial data, or a university might want to store graduation…

  • Air Gap 101

    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 you have ever worked for. The only thing separating your livelihood and the potential intruders is a river. As the enemy approaches the bridge in an…