Category: disk storage

  • Ins and Outs of Offsite Data Backup

    Ins and Outs of Offsite Data Backup

    The Ins and Outs of Offsite Data Backup Does your business maintain and operate a high-level enterprise data center? If so, then you can’t afford not to delve into offsite data backup. However, the process of knowing exactly how to go about it can be quite confusing to some.

  • The Rise of Video Surveillance and Data Storage

    The Rise of Video Surveillance and Data Storage

    Surveillance Storage The Rise of Video Surveillance and Data Storage From residential doorbells and police body cams to Las Vegas casinos and military drones, over the last decade the video surveillance industry has seen a surge in the amount of video content being created. Many organizations are coming to the…

  • The Role of Tape in the Motion Picture Industry

    The Role of Tape in the Motion Picture Industry

    I’m sure we all can remember a time when movies were shot and recorded on those extremely large round reels of 35mm tape. In fact, most film producers still used 35mm recording film up until late 2008. It wasn’t until 2012 when digital recording finally overtook film recording in the…

  • Reinforcing Data Security with Tape

    Reinforcing Data Security with Tape

    Using Tape Storage to Strengthen Data Security We are all aware of the ever-important role that data security plays within each of our organizations. Therefore, we cannot stress enough the significance of data backups to safeguard against data failure, unexpected catastrophe, or even worse an internal malicious theft. In…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…