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Linear Tape File System for Windows demo at NAB

Last week I did a podcast from NAB talking about Linear Tape File System (LTFS) with one of our long-time tape gurus Mark Fleischhauer.  The next morning after I talked to Mark, I got a demo in our booth of some new software that we'll have available soon that allows you to use LTFS on Windows systems. 


The tape is dead FUD won't go away until those that like to proclaim it's early demise are - well, I'll just say gone.  LTFS is a fantastic proof point of how tape will continue to exist long into the future. 


So check out the demo of our LTFS software on Windows.

Labels: LTFS| NAB| tape

Tape and LTFS podcast from NAB

NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) is wrapping up tomorrow; today at NAB I focused on LTFS doing both a podcast and getting a video demo of using LTFS in a Microsoft Windows environment.  You'll have to wait until next week to see the demo because I have to edit the video on my Z600 Workstation which I did take with me to Las Vegas.


The podcast I have is very interesting - I had a great time talking to Mark Fleischhauer.  As you'll hear, Mark has been a tape technologist for a long time.  We talked about the new life that tape has been given because of LTFS and I think we pretty well smash the "tape is dead" conversations I see about once a week. 

Here's the podcast with Mark.


Labels: LTFS| NAB| podcast| tape

Data protection at SNW Europe

SNW Europe just wrapped up today and I'll have a few podcasts over the next several days from there.  The first is with my European colleague Chris Sopp.  Chris is a European product manager for data protection and on the first day of SNW, he did a presentation titled "Introduction to Data Protection" that was surprisingly well attended.  In this podcast, we talked about why so many people attended an intro session. 

More good news for tape storage with LTFS: HP StoreOpen for automation environments

Maybe you’ve heard some of the industry buzz around our LTO-5 Ultrium Tape Drive and its Linear Tape File System (LTFS) feature? Now it’s time to get automated—with HP StoreOpen.

Labels: LTFS| storage| StoreOpen| tape

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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