Saturday, March 25th, 2017

April 23, 2014, Data Storage Innovations Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Shawn Brune from IBM provided updates on the LTO ecosystem. The need for archival storage technologies and media is growing, even as many IT organizations are trying to eliminate non-rotating or flash media. The latest version of LTFS is 2.2, and the standard has been adopted [...]

September 18, 2013, Storage Developer Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Sam Fineberg from HP and Simona Rabinovici-Cohen from IBM talked about combining cloud, tape, and container format technologies for long-term big data retention. With the move in big data to use historical information as part of the analytics, long-term data retention becomes a necessity. Big data is [...]

 June 2012 – At the 2012 Creative Storage Conference, we had a chance to talk to Molly Rector of Spectra about their media oriented tape solution. They started in the Media and Entertainment sector in the 1990′s with Sony AIT tape. In 2003, they moved to LTO tape and are now supporting LTO5 storage with [...]

 Oct 24, 2011 – Armonk, NY – We had the chance to talk to IBM about their recent work in media workflow and infrastructure that earned them an Engineering Emmy® Award for Innovation from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The work was started over 5 years ago at the start of the digital [...]