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virtual tape library

A hard disk array that emulates a tape library. A virtual tape library (VTL) enables the storage medium to be switched from tapes to disks while continuing to use the existing tape backup software. See virtual tape system and storage virtualization.
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INCENTIVES: Khan, leader of VTL began its apprenticeship scheme in 2006 and currently has 12 apprentices worKing in a variety of roles.
VTL technology is beneficial to customers in a wide range of industries and vertical markets.
VTL Group also owns VTL Automotive (VTLA), which makes gearbox components, supplying major manufacturers including Renault, Nissan and Toyota, while TWL makes parts primarily for turbochargers used in the commercial diesel engine market but also machined parts for the industrial sector.
We have achieved significant efficiencies with our fleet since installing OSB and PDT-100 units on VTL trucks," said Larry Burn, president of VTL Trucking.
Our firm has grown by serving the needs of investors seeking above-market returns delivered through a suite of custom index products and institutional advisory services," said Vince Lowry, Founder of VTL.
Bruno Jouan, chief executive of VTL, said: "Engineering firms such as VTL have a the power to drive the UK economy for many f years to come, provided that we continue to inven st appropriately in research and development, new products and highly sKilled people.
In addition to functionality like data de-duplication, backend tape copy, encryption, replication and scalability, DSI's unique capabilities like our VTL Agent, Alert Manager and mainframe software make the DSI9000 family unmatched by any other solution in its class.
Until now, there have been very few options for iSeries users interested in making the move from physical tape backups to faster, more reliable VTL backups," said Leo Salvaggio, vice president of sales at DSI.
The highly rigid structure of our new VTL allows for the controlling of temperature fluctuation minimizing the effects of thermal deformation, ensuring the highest precision of stable accurate cutting, said Buks.
International precision engineering group VTL, based at Longroyd Bridge, will axe a number of posts at its technical centre in Bradley.
While D2D and host-based D2D options are front and center in the ongoing tape versus disk debate, VTL solutions from vendors such as Alacritus, Diligent, IBM, Quantum, SEPATON, and StorageTek are also becoming increasingly popular among users because of their ability to boost backup and restore performance with virtually none of the side effects of the other approaches.
Acquisition of the valve line led directly to the purchase of a TOS Hulin CNC VTL (vertical turret lathe) from Omnitrade Machinery, Carlstadt, NJ, explains Leon Lefebvre, machining manager at the Rodney Hunt plant.