As the storage debate continues, Michael Porfirio, Director of Systems Engineering, Commvault ANZ, explains why companies need to move away from tape storage.
FalconStor Virtual Tape Library (VTL) 7.5 allows customers to tailor deduplication processes to the needs of their environment. The product offers several deduplication options, including inline, concurrent and post-processing or no deduplication. They can be deployed in multiple configurations to match types of data and available storage.
The StorageLoader series tape library with LTO-5 enables automated backup and archiving with capacities from 24 TB in a compact 1U footprint. Designed for SMBs, it shortens backup windows, simplifies storage management and reduces backup and archiving costs.
The Quantum Scalar i6000 enterprise tape library facilitates tape consolidation in tiered storage environments, providing increased capacity, high availability and security. It provides enterprise users with a long-term archive and data retention solution optimised for the evolving role of tape in data protection.
Tandberg Data’s LTO-5 half-height tape drive and media extend data protection for small and medium businesses. It can back up 3 TB of data on a single cartridge in less than 3 h, reducing IT storage costs and simplifying data protection operations.
HP has expanded its linear tape open (LTO) technology portfolio with the upgraded StorageWorks LTO-5 Ultrium tape drives. Available with the StorageWorks MSL tape libraries, the archive solutions enable businesses to manage information through enhanced data protection, disaster recovery as well as long-term data retention operations.
The capacity of the RDX QuikStor removable storage system has been expanded to include a 640 GB cartridge, claimed to be the largest in its class, allowing users with larger data sets to simplify media management and reduce cartridge swap time.
Quantum has added Scalar i40 and i80 tape libraries to its iLayer tape automation portfolio, to provide SMBs and distributed data centres with more storage capacity, room for continued growth and simplified system management.
The Tandberg DPS1000 Series Virtual Tape Library (VTL) optimises the performance of data protection operations, with ready access to data and reduced backup and recovery time, the company claims.
Tandberg Data has introduced fourth-generation LTO half-height tape drives for the StorageLibrary T24, T40+ and T80+.
The Australian branch of Reliance Worldwide has acquired a tape library system to accommodate a recent explosion in company data.