How Can Active Archiving Address Managing Data Growth for Accessibility

By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

When it comes to designing and implementing modern active archive strategies, the Active Archive Alliance is a trusted source for providing end users with technical expertise and guidance. Spectra Logic is proud to have been one of the Active Archive Alliance’s founding industry partners over a decade ago. In its efforts to continue to grow its mission of educating end users on how an active archive helps move data to the appropriate storage tiers to minimize cost while enabling reliable, online and cost-effective accessibility, the Alliance made available this year a new report: “The Active Archiving Ecosystem: Building a Flexible Archival Repository Your Way.” Read the report to learn how active archiving solutions can help organizations solve data growth challenges through intelligent data management. Read More


Spectra Customer Highlight: CERN, Geneva Switzerland

By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

CERN is a European research organization that runs the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. They recently deployed two fourteen-frame TFinity libraries. Spectra is a partner to CERN in this project, recognized as an expert on long-term storage for multi-petabyte to exabyte environments. Here is an excerpt from a white paper exploring CERN’s mission, research, and need for a large storage solution that can continue to grow: Read More


From Intern to Associate: Three Spectra Employees Discuss their Careers

By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

If you haven’t listened to The Spectra Current yet, one of our recent podcasts takes a bit of a turn. The podcast usually features conversations with seasoned storage industry experts, thought leaders, customers and Spectra Logic executives … but this episode features some of our newer faces. Specifically, we are interviewing Kristen Coats, our Graphic Designer and Videographer, Mariana Menge Schuett, our Marketing Programs Manager, and Keaton Day, our Digital Marketing Manager, all three of whom have unique onboarding stories, and have been a joy to bring into the Spectra family. Read More


How Can an Active Archive Provide Ransomware Protection?

By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

Spectra Logic founded the Active Archive Alliance with a number of other industry partners over a decade ago. The Alliance has continued to grow in membership and its mission of educating the market on the benefits of an active archive. This year, the Alliance teamed up with DCIG to highlight the benefits of an active archive in defending against ransomware. Read the new report to learn how active archiving solutions can provide ransomware protection and mitigation. Read More


IT Thought Leadership with a Twist: Blending Expertise and Unique Stories on the Next Episode of The Spectra Current


By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

Have you tuned into The Spectra Current yet? It’s our new podcast that features conversations with IT industry experts, thought leaders, customers and Spectra Logic executives who review the latest trends in data storage, data management, emerging technologies, cybersecurity and digital transformation at large… but with a twist. Read More


Spectra Logic Shares Customers Testimonials on #WhySpectra is a Trusted Technology Advisor


By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

A few months ago I was chatting with Nathan Thompson, Spectra’s founder and CEO. He was coming off of a few weeks of several customer annual business reviews. He shared how happy and humbled he was to hear so many of our customers express how easy the Spectra team is to work with; what a stand-out vendor and partner Spectra is; and how Spectra has become their trusted technology advisor. Read More


SpectraLIVE Best Practices: What You Missed from the Virtual Conference


By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

This week, Spectra hosted SpectraLIVE Best Practices, a free virtual conference geared towards IT professionals, data storage managers, technology partners and value-added resellers looking to learn more about industry best practices, trends and technology updates. Event presentations provided attendees with expert insight into building a robust backup plan, what’s current in archive, leveraging cloud storage and implementing a storage lifecycle management solution. Read More


Tape Storage Council Releases Annual Memo on Technology’s Role in the Storage Landscape

The Tape Storage Council (TSC), a collaborative industry group of which Spectra is a founding member, released their annual memo “Tape Has Become a Strategic Imperative in the Mass Storage Landscape” this week. The 2020 report hones in on how the COVID-19 pandemic and economic uncertainty is impacting the storage industry. It also takes a look at how ransomware attacks are impacting storage strategies. These industry wide challenges are bringing tape to the center stage of conversations. Read More