Brother can ya spare a dime? How about sparing some time? Many storage administrators are hard pressed to spare either – especially when it comes to ensuring their archive and backup operations are always on.
That’s why Spectra Logic provides customers with the option to have a Global Spare Tape Drive within their Spectra libraries. This Global Spare is a hot failover tape drive. If a production drive experiences any kind of issue, then the Global Spare may be quickly, seamlessly, and transparently failed into place to pick up the work, even remotely, with no changes to physical library configuration or to your backup / archive application. To learn more, contact your Spectra representative.
On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: