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2014 Tape Market State of the Union

By Simon Watkins, WW Product Marketing Manager, Backup, Recovery & Archive (BURA), HP Storage

 

Tape3J.jpgIt’s that time of year – to review technology achievements and reflect on future trends. The Tape Storage Council – a collaborative industry group of which HP is a founding member – today issued its annual “State of the Union” 2014 tape industry memo to storage industry analysts and press.

 

Entitled Data Growth and Technology Innovations Fuel Tape’s Future, the memo highlights the current trends, usages and technology innovations occurring within the tape storage industry. Let’s take a look at the key points in the memo

Spotlight on tape storage: LTO with LTFS takes centre stage at IBC2014

By Simon Watkins, WW StoreEver Tape Product Marketing Manager, HP Storage

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The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) – one of the world’s premier tradeshows for over 50,000 electronic media and entertainment (M&E) professionals – took place in Amsterdam over the last few days. I attended the show and more than ever much of the buzz was about how best to protect and archive digital content, the lifeblood of the media and entertainment industry. Here are some more insights on the opportunity for tape.

 

Labels: LTO| tape

The future of tape looks bright with the promise of 120TB of storage on a single LTO tape

By Laura Loredo, HP StoreEver Product Manager

 

Why is today a great day for tape users in general and LTO technology in particular? Because the LTO Program announced the extension of the technology roadmap to 10 generations. This increases capacity expectations to 120 TB per cartridge. Let’s talk about what makes this good news and where HP StoreEver LTO fits in the discussion.

 

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Tags: LTO| StoreEver| tape
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Taking center stage at IBC2012: how to protect and archive digital content

Simon Watkins.jpgWelcome back guest blogger Simon Watkins, who is heading to Amsterdam this weekIBClogo.png to attend the International Broadcasting Convention. It seems that more than ever before, much of the pre-show buzz this year is about how best to protect and archive digital content, the lifeblood of the media and entertainment industry. Here’s why the best answer is LTO-5 with LTFS-based solutions. The blog also offers a great list of links to much more information on LTO with LTFS.

Need for digital archiving explodes. LTO is there.

Guest post talking about using LTO with RFID to archive.

Labels: LTO| RFID| tape
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