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. Read More


Building Cyber Resiliency with Spectra & Veeam


View this webinar as Spectra and Veeam walk through what creating a “cyber-resilient” framework looks like – from strategy to execution – so that you can quickly and reliably recover from a ransomware or malware event. Read More


Alan Hall with NOAA

This week we explore the history of Alan Hall, and his experience operating and managing CLASS at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). We discover firsthand why NOAA and Alan still believe tape has a strong place in the data center, as well as getting to explore how he got his start in this field. We hope you will enjoy this engaging discussion, and be sure to check out some of our other episodes as well! Read More


Eric Polet
Product Marketing Manager

Eric Polet

“I started in Spectra’s accounting department more than 10 years ago and quickly moved to Marketing, a much better fit for my skill set. I have learned so much on the technical side about how our solutions work and the customer challenges they solve. I have also contributed to product launches, webinars, kickoffs, tradeshows, and many customer meetings. Working at Spectra has boosted my speaking confidence and enabled me to stretch myself professionally. I especially enjoyed the launch of our StorCycle software solution because I had a key role in creating launch tools and assets for our partners and customers.” Read More


Unlocking the Greatest Value from Cloud Storage: Three Key Ways

Recent research1 on the share of workloads in the cloud among organizations worldwide reveals that only 33 percent of organizations are running more than 50 percent of workloads in the cloud. That number is expected to increase. After all, the pandemic has allowed many business leaders to pursue transformation initiatives that had previously encountered resistance – investing in technologies that enable organizations to pivot between virtual and analog. However, cloud adoption alone does not provide the interoperability and integration of functions and processes needed to fully propel a successful digital acceleration. Read More


Vail Software: A Show and Tell


See the full power of Vail, Spectra’s distributed multi-cloud data management software. During this demonstration we review three hybrid cloud use cases. Whether you are trying to unlock access to cloud services, utilize more than one cloud, access data – no matter its location, Vail has you covered. Any user, any data, any site, any cloud, any time. Read More