Spectra BlackPearl Platform Now Available with Grass Valley Solutions to Make Media Workflows More Flexible and Scalable

BOULDER, Colo.  Nov. 19, 2020 — Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and management solutions, today announced that Grass Valley’s STRATUS has integrated with Spectra’s BlackPearl® Object Storage platform. Designed for numerous concurrent media workflows, BlackPearl eliminates the need for expensive third-party middleware by directly integrating with a wide range of production, automation and asset management applications. GV STRATUS is a video production and content management application that simplifies workflows, streamlines video editing and enables stories to break faster while providing creative freedom. Read More


When Ransomware Hits


Spectra’s IT Director Tony Mendoza shares his first-hand experience on how he and his team were able to prevail over a ransomware attack by utilizing the best-of-breed business continuity and disaster recovery plans that Spectra had previously developed for itself.


Spectra Logic Ransomware Webinar to Discuss How to Defend Against a Ransomware Attack

Senior IT Director at Spectra Logic Tony Mendoza will share his personal story of how he and his IT team overcame a dangerous ransomware attack at Spectra Logic

BOULDER, Colo. – Nov. 13, 2020 – Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and data management solutions, will host a complimentary webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at 9 a.m. MST, to share Spectra Logic’s story of how Spectra Logic was attacked by ransomware that threatened the company’s operations, but prevailed against it. Tony Mendoza, senior IT director at Spectra Logic, will reveal details of the attack and share lessons learned as well as key strategies to deploy to help organizations and the solution providers who support these customers defend their infrastructures to successfully protect against a ransomware attack without paying cybercriminals the ransom. View the webinar here. Read More


Spectra Logic’s StorCycle Storage Lifecycle Management Software Helps Organizations Reap Long-Term Benefits from Improved Data Access, Control and Protection

New scheduled delete feature cements StorCycle® as a powerful storage lifecycle management solution by enabling users to set up data deletion for compliance and retention needs

BOULDER, Colo. – Oct. 29, 2020– Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and data management solutions, today rolled out significant enhancements to StorCycle, its software solution that revolutionizes storage lifecycle management. With the latest release, StorCycle 3.2 becomes the de facto standard in delivering storage lifecycle management. The new enhancements ensure that an organization’s data is identified, migrated, accessed and protected on the right tier, at the right time, throughout its lifespan, providing maximum value to organizations that rely on data to drive their business. Read More


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition IWM


Hear how the Imperial War Museum is preserving world history and irreplaceable digital assets with IWM presenters Ian Crawford, CIO, and Rob Tyler, IT Infrastructure Manager (DMS).


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition NOAA


How does the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration preserve their vast amounts of growing repositories of scientific data? Hear from Alan Hall, Operations Manager/Systems Owner at NOAA.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition Notre Dame Studios


The University of Notre Dame is renowned for its superior academic and athletic programs — all generating huge data sets and growing every year. Listen to Scott Rinehart, Director of Broadcast & Streaming Technologies and Ian Owens, Digital Media Asset Program Manager, as they discuss their current and future plans for preserving Notre Dame’s priceless digital assets.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition Simons Foundation


Data, and lots of it, is key to the success of Simons Foundation, which exists to support basic and discovery driven scientific research to help us better understand our world. Hear from Jonathan Tischio, Storage Engineer, SCC, as he shares with Spectra’s Bob Cone how Simons Foundation collects, uses and preserves its invaluable research data.


CERN Deploys a Spectra TFinity ExaScale Tape Library for Massive Data Storage

Spectra Logic is delighted to share the time-lapse video of the installation of the Spectra® TFinity® ExaScale Tape Library in the CERN Data Centre. Magnetic tapes are used as the main long-term data storage medium at CERN. The tapes are stored in tape libraries, where they are retrieved by robotic arms. Their TFinity library is leveraging the open format LTO (Linear Tape-Open) tape technology, has 15,000 physical cartridge slots and can accommodate 48 tape drives in total.

Time-lapse video of the installation of the Spectra Logic TFinity tape library in the CERN Data Centre. Read More


Spectra Customers Share Use Cases and Discuss Data Storage Implementations at the SpectraLIVE Customer Edition Virtual Conference

This year a lot has changed in how most of us do business. For end users in numerous vertical markets, making decisions related to managing, accessing and preserving vital data has become more important than ever.  Peer stories can resonate deeply, offering colleagues the reasoning behind a technology strategy or the real-world benefits of an implementation. With most trade shows canceled and countries and organizations restricting employee travel, Spectra Logic is providing multiple virtual opportunities to connect, engage and educate its community. Read More