Attack the Backups

Malware in the form of holding data for ransom has been a threat to organizations for years. Ransomware attacks are getting more sophisticated and are targeting a new class of data – backups! In this BlogBytes we will examine how cyber-criminals are attacking data backups, review an incident of a mass-scale ransomware attack and discuss how…

October 31, 2019

Fundamental Data Protection

Digital tape storage has evolved to become an extremely stable, secure and highly reliable state-of-the-art data storage technology. It‘s a great friend to storage managers and is a staple in today’s data protection policies.  In this BlogBytes we will examine a fundamental backup protection strategy, review how an award winning movie studio uses LTO technology as part…

October 23, 2019

Hoppin’ & Poppin’ at the IBC LTO Stand

Media and entertainment executives from around the globe gathered at the International Broadcast Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam earlier this month to find out about the latest technology that can help them produce and preserve movies, TV broadcasts and more. The LTO Program team were there to keep visitors hoppin’ and the treats poppin’ at the…

October 10, 2019

The Storage Issues That Must Be Solved!

There are several issues that storage managers face, ranging from technology selection and acquisition to job performance and securing sensitive information. In this BlogBytes, we will review top concerns in this data storage puzzle, the outlook for tape technology as reported by the Information Storage Industry Consortium (INSIC) Roadmap and discuss how LTO technology can help…

September 16, 2019

Keeping Spidey Safe

Teen romance, super hero action and worldwide locations are all a part of the attraction for the recent “Spider-Man: Far From Home” movie which was a big hit with fans. Movies today can incorporate computer-generated graphics, utilizing multiple cameras, 3-D special effects and very high-definition video, creating a need for massive amounts of digital storage…

September 3, 2019

Hey Tape! What’s up?

If you’re interested in learning what’s happening with tape, this BlogBytes will provide insight to new trends for tape storage, an overview of the tape market and where it’s used with a case study showing  how a big scientific firm with tons of data is utilizing LTO tape to the max. New Trends for Tape An…

August 23, 2019

Cameras Catch Crooks

Video surveillance cameras are on almost every corner where humans roam, from city parks and parking garages to police squad cars and body cams. In this BlogBytes, we will discuss examples of crimes that have been captured on video security cameras and look into how the growth of video surveillance footage is causing IT managers…

July 25, 2019

Keep Hackers Out!

It has been said that data is the lifeblood of a business. It helps with a variety of business applications – from more personalized services and products to increased security and decision making. Unfortunately, this valuable data is also a prime target for hackers and malware. In this BlogBytes, we will define the most prevalent…

July 16, 2019

Data is Growing – Budgets are Tight

IDC research predicts that corporate data will continue to grow at an annual compound rate of 40-50% [1]. This means that IT organizations will be tasked with managing about 7.5 zettabytes (ZB) of data by 2025 compared to 2.6ZB in 2018, all while on restricted budgets…yikes! In this BlogBytes we will review the recent IDC…

June 27, 2019

Cloud Roommate Wanted!

Cloud Storage Service Providers (SSPs) face the same challenges that individual organizations face when it comes to storing data – accessing it, protecting it and controlling costs. Cloud SSPs need to make informed and effective media choices to address each of these storage responsibilities -they need a great storage roommate! As you will learn in…

June 14, 2019