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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.

 

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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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Let’s pop the hood on an HP StoreEver LTO-6 Tape Drive

By Mark Fleischhauer, HP StoreEver Tape Storage Solutions Engineering Manager

 

Hood1.jpgWhether it’s a classic car, a racecar or your everyday passenger vehicle, you always want to know what’s under the hood. You want to know its top speed, its fuel economy, or perhaps information about its advanced safety features.

 

Just like our new modern cars, the HP StoreEver LTO tape drive has continued to make technological advancements with greater speed, better efficiency, more capacity, and advanced features to address growing user demands with big data that needs agility, performance and capacity. Let’s “pop the hood” and take a deeper look at the HP StoreEver LTO-6 drive.

Managing more with less with HP StoreEver Tape Manageability Software

By Simon Watkins, Worldwide Tape Product Marketing Manager, HP Storage

 

FIGURE2.jpgMore data is being protected and retained on tape than ever before. But your budgets and resources to manage that data—throughout its lifecycle—are not keeping pace.   Managing tape infrastructure in an efficient way that reduces risk, contains cost and improves productivity has never been more important.

 

HP StoreEver tape software delivers the most advanced-yet-simplified approach to tape library management available today. So ready to take a look at how HP StoreEver tape software can help your organization manage more with less?

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Why you should consider the business value of HP StoreEver Tape Storage

By Simon Watkins, Worldwide Tape Product Marketing Manager, HP Storage

 

 So why does tape remain so popular for data protection in general and archive in particular? The answer lies in the on-going business value of the technology. Tape has made great technological strides over the last decade – from a performance, capacity, reliability and usability perspective. But while feeds and speeds are important, the executive boards of most companies care more about how technology can lower costs, reduce risk and improve productivity in their organisation. It is in this business context that tape continues to be viewed as important and relevant. Here’s what I mean.

 

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