St. John’s Hospital Cures Security Headaches with Spectra Bluescale Encryption

 Spectra Libraries with BlueScale Encryption Help Hospital IT Meet HIPAA Regulations

BOULDER, Colo., April 3, 2007—Spectra Logic, the data storage innovator, today announced that new customer St. John’s Hospital purchased the Spectra® T950 and T120 libraries with BlueScale Encryption Professional Edition to secure all backed up data that leaves the hospital. St. John’s will now encrypt all data sent offsite; because encrypted data is considered irretrievable without the keys, this protects the data from unauthorized use and the hospital from violating Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements and associated legal fall-out. Read More

Spectra Logic Introduces 16 PB Storage Library with 10,050 Slots

WASHINGTON, DC—FOSE 2007—March 20, 2007—Spectra Logic, the data storage innovator, today announced the eight-frame Spectra® T950— an enterprise-class library that expands as agency data grows, up to 16.08 petabytes, compressed. It is the only product on the market today that large federal data centers can use to partition and integrate any combination of tape, VTL, and encryption, implementingthe AES-256 algorithm and compression through its FIPS-compliant chip. The T950’s encryption key management suite operates within the library through a standard graphical interface, with no need for additional packages to complete the key management solution. Read More

Spectra Logic Ships 1000th Spectra T50 Tape Library

BOULDER, Colo., January 29, 2007—Spectra Logic, the data storage innovator, announced today that it shipped its 1000thSpectra® T50 library. The Spectra® T50 is configured with up to four LTO drives and 50 media slots in 4U. The SME or remote location library is available in LTO-2 and LTO-3 configurations. T50 customers can opt to pre-purchase LTO-4 drives from Spectra Logic now, and be among the first to upgrade the library when LTO-4 is released. Read More

Spectra Logic Wins Storage Magazine/Diogenes Quality Awards in Mid-Range Category for Second Year

BOULDER, Colo., January 17, 2006—Spectra Logic, the backup and archival data storage innovator, is one of only two vendors to be named winner in the Storage mgazine-Diogenes Quality Awards for a second consecutive year. The award identifies and recognizes products, in use by and assessed by customers, that have proven their quality and reliability. The results are derived from a survey of qualified Storage readers who reported their opinions on the quality of the products in five main categories: sales-force competence, product features, initial product quality, product reliability and technical support. Read More

Spectra Logic Expands T950 Library to 7450 Slots with Sixth Frame

Enterprise Users Can Now Store Nearly Ten Petabytes of Data in One Unit

BOULDER, Colo., December 18, 2006?Spectra Logic, the data storage innovator, has increased the maximum capacity of its enterprise-class Spectra® T950 library by adding an additional, optional expansion frame. The six-frame T950, which is now shipping and in use in multiple customer product locations, uses a single robot to manage up to 7450 of tapes and 120 tape drives, and scales to 9.6 petabytes capacity with the highest storage density of any enterprise-class library on the market. Users can count on having expansion room to hold data as necessary, adding more slots or additional expansion as capacity requirements grow over time. Read More

Domestic Violence Victims Receive Community Support

Spectra Logic Supports Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

BOULDER, Colo., December 14, 2006? In 2005, the Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) sheltered 222 women and 75 children, all victims of domestic violence. SPAN, formerly known as Boulder County Safehouse, is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against women, youth and children through support, advocacy, education and community organizing. Read More

Spectra Logic Adds Encryption and Compression to VTL

LAS VEGAS?STORAGE DECISIONS, December 6, 2006?Spectra Logic, the data storage innovator, today announced that it has added AES-256 bit BlueScale? encryption to its virtual tape library, the Spectra® T950 with RXT?. VTL customers can now lower costs with data compression to the RXT VTL; tape emulation built into the RXT? drive; save time by performing backup and restores using disk; and for the first time, reduce risk by encrypting data on RXT, which is the only VTL designed to optionally be taken off-site. Read More

Sony Now Shipping AIT-5 Products

New Drives Deliver 400GB of Native Capacity per Cartridge and Backwards Compatibility

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2006 ? Sony Electronics is now shipping its fifth generation of Advanced Intelligent Tape drives, automation solutions and data media to OEMs as well as commercial and OEM distribution channel partners. Read More