ANU Storage Cloud Relies on Spectra Logic for 9.5 Petabyte Active Archive

SYDNEY, AU and BOULDER, Colo.—March 6, 2012Spectra Logic, celebrating more than 30 years of data storage innovation, today announced that the Australian National University (ANU) located in Canberra, and ranked as one of the top universities in Australia, recently deployed two Spectra Logic T950 enterprise tape libraries at the heart of its 9.5 petabyte tape-based active archive to support ANU’s high performance private data cloud storage solution. The cloud-based storage installation with Spectra’s tape-based active archive allows ANU to efficiently support its exponential data growth, accelerate access to its research data, and improve overall data reliability. Read More

Spectra Logic?s Betsy Doughty Named a CRN 2012 Channel Chief

Doughty Recognized for Driving Spectra’s Channel Growth and International Expansion

BOULDER, Colo.—February 20, 2012—Spectra Logic, celebrating more than 30 years of data storage innovation, today announced that Betsy Doughty, Spectra Logic’s director of channel and partner development, has been named one of CRN’s 2012 Channel Chiefs.  This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those professionals directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organizations, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry.   Read More

What if Tape was Dead?

By Steve Mackey, VP Sales, Europe and Africa

From the stage of world history right down to our everyday lives, everyone loves a good ‘what-if…?’. Whether it’s imagining how different the world might be if a famous political figure had chosen a different career, a sporting icon had signed for a different team, or even imagining  how different your circumstances might be if you had just taken up a different job offer a few years ago or attended a different college. Read More

IWM (Imperial War Museums) Selects Spectra Logic for Active Archive and Backup

Spectra Logic T950 to Provide Foundation for Comprehensive Digitalisation and Cataloguing Project

BOULDER, Colo.—February 14, 2012 Spectra Logic, celebrating 30 years of data storage innovation, today announced that its technology has been deployed by IWM (Imperial War Museums) to provide archiving and disaster recovery for its vast collection of digital assets. The installation is part of a £3million project that includes the deployment of high-end digital scanning equipment, a Collection Management System (CMS), bespoke Digital Asset Management (DAM) software and a mass storage system to handle the significant amounts of digital data generated by the initiative. Read More

Spectra Logic CEO Named to Boulder County Business Hall of Fame Class of 2012

Nathan Thompson Recognized for His Contributions to the Local Business Community

BOULDER, Colo.—February 6, 2012Spectra Logic today announced that Nathan Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, has been named to the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Thompson was recognized for his outstanding business and personal contributions to the Boulder area. The 2012 Inductees will be recognized at the annual Boulder County Business Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon on April 25, 2012 at the Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Longmont. Read More