Top 10 BlogBytes of 2019

During 2019 we discussed everything from modern-day LTFS use cases, to solutions for big data challenges, to the ever-present concern of combating cyber-threats. In this issue of BlogBytes, we will review the top ten LTO BlogBytes of 2019 based on readership that spanned these crucial topics. Here we go!   #10 – Keeping Spidey Safe…

February 18, 2020

New Year’s Resolutions – It’s Time to Upgrade!

By now you’ve most likely made a New Year’s resolution list for your company that includes more productivity, efficiency and budget-consciousness. Your storage pool might include LTO generations 5, 6 or 7, or maybe all three and you may be wondering if an upgrade to LTO generation 8 technology can help achieve your resolutions? The quick…

January 16, 2020

Give Yourself a Gift

In this jolly season of thankfulness, remembrance and gift-giving, it can be a fun time shopping for that special someone even if that someone is you. Not sure what to get yourself and your organization for the holiday season? How about peace of mind with solid data security that is economically affordable. In this BlogBytes…

December 20, 2019

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