How do you spell big…H-U-G-E!

The LTO Program officially announced the release of LTO generation 8 specifications along with an extended LTO technology roadmap last month. In this BlogBytes, we will discuss features, benefits and technological advancements that make the capacity offering of LTO-8 tape huge as well as looking at the newly extended technology roadmap. How big is huge?…

November 13, 2017

‘Tis the Season for Cyber Ghouls and Goblins

With the holiday season fast-approaching, consumers are gearing up for several months of mega-shopping and festivities ahead. The cyber ghouls and goblins are also chomping at the bit to join the fun by stealing some of your shopping dollars and your data. In this BlogBytes, we will take a closer look at the risks of…

October 31, 2017

Calculate your long-term storage costs with our new TCO Calculator

When it comes to managing your storage budget, more often than not, a large piece of that budget and plan is dedicated to archive storage, or data that needs to be preserved in the long-term.  In our experience, storage managers struggle with estimating just how much this can cost across various storage platforms. Now there…

October 19, 2017

A Sweet Time at IBC

Attendees were delighted as the LTO Program dished out sweet ice cream treats at the International Broadcasters Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam earlier this month.  To put the cherry on top of the ice-cream, the LTO Program team also offered attendees live demonstrations of the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) with LTO-7 tape technology in action….

September 27, 2017

Make Mine a Double Scoop

The LTO Program will be at the International Broadcasters Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam dishing up a double scoop of technology with LTO-7 tape and Linear Tape File System (LTFS) as well as some tasty scoops of real ice cream! This double helping of goodness will satisfy participants’ appetites for low-cost, highly reliable storage technology as…

September 14, 2017

Broadcasters, Listen Up! This Message is for You!

The International Broadcasters Conference (IBC) is scheduled to take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands from 14-19 September. IBC attracts the attention of more than 50,000 global media creation management attendees who take care of online content, digital cinema, automated workflows, high resolution capture and display and more. The LTO Program will be at IBC demonstrating LTO…

August 30, 2017

Do you Have Terabytes or Petabytes?

You may be a small- or medium-sized business with storage needs in the terabyte (TB) range or perhaps you are a large enterprise with mountains of data measured in petabytes (PBs).  In either case, both of these environments have many similar business objectives, one of which is managing data in the most cost-efficient way. In…

August 16, 2017

Tape Rises to the Top

“The chances are good that your data will end up on magnetic tape,” proclaimed Jon Toigo of Toigo Partners International in a TechTarget article.  This Blogbytes article aims to dispel the myths about tape’s role in data centers, and examine why LTO technology is a storage “must have” for IT directors and cloud vendors who…

July 26, 2017

Flash and Tape – A Perfect Pairing of Storage Technologies!

The need to have data at the fingertips of corporate managers, producers and consumers is increasing. Decisions must be made in a timely manner, which has led to the growing adoption of flash disk storage also known as Solid State Drives (SSD). This type of storage is utilized for hot data – data that requires…

July 13, 2017

Where to Store All That Video Surveillance Data

Digital video surveillance (DVS) is most notably utilized in public parks, parking garages, businesses, construction sites, neighborhoods and homes. Today, video surveillance data is growing by leaps and bounds – it is estimated that 127 million video surveillance cameras will be sold in 2017 [1]. Higher resolution cameras and longer retention periods are creating huge…

June 26, 2017