When the offsite vaulting requirements, become offsite recovery requirements, MVT Vault can be easily upgraded to full Mainframe Virtual Tape
The CentricStor virtual tape
appliance from Fujitsu Siemens Computers, a European IT provider, is being offered in Canada and the US as part of the EMC Select Program from information management and storage company EMC Corporation.
has distinct advantages in favor of physical tape, including decreased performance overhead since no one needs to change those tape cartridges.
Mitch is the prime inventor on three patents relating to Virtual Tape
business continuity and disaster recovery scenarios.
Additionally, because data is being backed up to disk, not tape or virtual tape
(see below), users must contend with the issue of file-system fragmentation, which can significantly affect read and write (i.
The virtual tape
library technology is used as an intelligent and high-performance front-end cache for physical tape libraries or as a replacement for physical tape libraries.
The Channel Gateway has been years ahead of the industry as the only mainframe virtual tape
product to support 8GB/s FICON connections.
Libraries are increasingly common; today no major tape library vendor remains without one in its product portfolio.
the worldwide leader in mainframe virtual tape
for data deduplication storage systems, announced today that mainframe datacenters are continuing their migration to tapeless storage systems and turning to LUMINEX's Channel Gateways as the preferred solution to reduce or eliminate physical tape in their datacenter operations.
A virtual tape
library (VTL), sometimes referred to as virtual tape
server (VTS), offers storage to a disk cache, which acts as a fast writing buffer.
These customers use LTMON to provide integrated and centralized management for the complete virtual tape
solution with a native mainframe console, including such items as alerts for hard disk errors, capacity reporting, and scratch tape management.
Another option for disk-based backup is to deploy virtual tape
technology to facilitate the D2D data transfer.