virtual tape library


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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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When it comes to protection, EMC has led the mainframe backup and recovery market since we introduced the industry's first 'tapeless' virtual tape library for IBM zSeries mainframes in 2008.
based publishing center backs up the latest three weeks of its paper and on-line publishing-related data - about 19 terabytes - onto SEPATON's virtual tape library.
In 2005, DSI released and installed the first generation of their DSI9000 Virtual Tape Library (VTL) system in the Unisys MCP mainframe environment.
However, if both physical tape library and virtual tape library are connected to the backup media server and physical media, as well as virtual media, are backup targets, then licensing fees double.
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.
z/OS Master Console support allows customers to configure their MDL to direct informational, warning and/or error messages to a z/OS master console allowing the mainframe operators to easily monitor the operation of their virtual tape library.
To understand the MAID concept, you need to understand that a virtual tape library has a finite number of virtual tapes, based on the number of disk drives in the array.
The Spectra nTier300 offers a virtual tape library (VTL) interface, FC or Ethernet connections, remote replication and global deduplication with an average of 20:1 data compression.
a young player in the game of data protection, has just announced the release of their S2100 virtual tape library system.
FalconStor received honors for the FalconStor([R]) Continuous Data Protector[TM] (CDP) Virtual Appliance for VMware Virtual Infrastructure and the FalconStor([R]) Virtual Tape Library (VTL) Virtual Appliance for VMware Infrastructure.
SEPATON virtual tape library enables leading businesses to reduce costs, dramatically improve backup/recovery time in VMware ESX virtual server environments
today announced that the company was cited as a "leader" in the open systems virtual tape library market by Forrester Research, Inc.

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