How Does LTO Tape Do It?

The LTO program gets a variety of inquiries about the technology including “how does the capacity of LTO tape keep increasing so much?” In this BlogBytes we take a deep dive into the technology and compare it to disk by offering an overview of the recent INSIC Tape Technology Roadmap. LTO Technology Roadmap The LTO…

December 5, 2019

Key Issues at Gartner Conference

Thousands of IT execs gathered in Orlando, Florida in late October to attend the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo for answers to key issues to  refine their storage strategies and to explore innovative technologies that could help achieve their objectives. The LTO team was also in attendance discussing benefits and solutions offered by LTO-8 technology. This BlogBytes will…

November 15, 2019

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