Category: Data Tape

  • Everything You Will Ever Need to About T10000 T2 Data Tape

    Everything You Will Ever Need to About T10000 T2 Data Tape

    If you’re reading this blog it’s probably because you have some interest or connection with the IT and data storage landscapes. If that’s the case, you’re more than likely familiar with the different mediums that have dominated the data storage landscape over the years. This article is intended to take…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Puck Stops Here: The Los Angeles Kings and LTO Tape

    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 they store that content. How do they keep game film from every minute of every game played every year accessible at the drop of a hat?…

  • Setup an AirGap using LTO Tape

    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 find out how wrong they truly are, and that tape has never had such a strategic role in the fight against the rise of ransomware. Due to…

  • Top 5 ways to prepare for LTO-9

    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 upgrade. The increased storage capacity and enhanced data retrieval speeds are reason enough to be excited. Data center storage requirements are changing quickly as a result…

  • 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…

  • The Technology and Innovation That Keeps Magnetic Tape Alive

    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, or even round reel tapes of decades past. Unbeknownst to many, magnetic tape has not only made leaps and bounds in the digital storage space, but…

  • 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…