NetVault: Backup support for NetApp Shadow Tape
functionality is expected by the first half of CY 2007 and will be available through Arrow ESS and a network of mutual VARs worldwide.
Backup and recovery are primarily a means for data preservation, not protection or defense against tape
Backing up data to physical tape
can require so much time and IT staff attention to address failures that many companies do not backup data frequently enough to provide adequate protection.
Management software controls the storage and movement of data between disk arrays and a tape
library containing IBM 3590 and FibreChannel LTO Ultrium tape
Henkel Consumer Adhesives, marketer of Duck brand duct tape
, will celebrate the sticky stuff with a display of numerous duct tape
sculptures created by local artists.
While Super DLTtape II and LTO tape
technologies have implemented WORM capability, the same approach has been adopted by several disk array vendors, using electronic keys to provide unalterable data on hard disk media--disk-based WORM storage.
Any backup or disaster recovery system that does not incorporate tape
is either not providing total data protection or is costing the organization more than it needs to spend to protect many of its assets," says Dawn Wortman, Fujifilm's Data Tape
Group marketing manager.
a leading provider of digital data management and data tape
services with headquarters in Houston, Texas.
Asigra Televaulting(TM) eliminates the costs, complexity and security issues related to tape
-based backup with an agentless ROBO backup/recovery software package that avoids lost or stolen tapes
by sending encrypted backup data electronically to a centralized site, eliminating tapes
completely from remote backup operations.
Many only deliver around 50-70 MB/sec of performance, equivalent to only 2-3 LTO2 tape
VXA Packet Technology provides a digital solution to the long-standing mechanical problem of head-to-tape
alignment - a common issue with conventional tape
storage products that causes data restore operations to fail.
While this type of tape
has proven effective and is growing in acceptance worldwide, these tapes
and the required laminating process are costly and are limited to a relatively thick foam tape