Spectra Logic CEO and Founder Nate Thompson Discusses Long Term Survival In Enterprise IT!


Nate Thompson joins Mat Brown to discuss Spectra Logic’s long term survival in the enterprise IT industry, how they got to where they are today and where they’re going in the future. He’ll also discuss industry challenges, make a book recommendation and tell the audience if Colorado Governor Jared Polis is a good poker player! – Listen to the Podcast Read More


Spectra Logic Launches IT Podcast Series

Line Up of Industry Experts Share Personal Stories, Experiences and Insights

Boulder, Colo. – Aug. 11, 2021  Spectra Logic, a global leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced the launch of its new podcast series, The Spectra Current.The podcast series 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. Conversations center around data center experiences, business methodologies, corporate culture, industry insights and lighthearted banter on successes, failures and personal and professional recommendations. Read More


The History of Spectra Logic with Jeff Biley

Welcome to The Spectra Current, today we have the first episode of our new podcast series. In this conversation, hear from 34-year Spectra veteran applications engineer Jeff Biley as we explore what it was like to be at Spectra in the early days, as well as follow the progression of Spectra to becoming a leader in the data storage and data management industry. Read More


Steve Paulson
Senior Solutions Architect

Steve Paulson

“As a Senior Solutions Architect at Spectra, I’ve worn many hats within our Professional Services organization and it has been one of the greatest formative things of my career. I am grateful to work for a company that honors the business and humanity of our customers. We define integrity. One of my most rewarding projects at Spectra was my work on the San Francisco Giants legacy film digitalization project helping to bring legendary careers back to life. The Giants were so pleased that they sent us a box of gifts. I kept only one thing (shown in the photo).” Read More


Spectra Logic and StorMagic Announce Active Archive Repository for Video Surveillance, Digital Evidence Management and Media and Entertainment

BOULDER, Colo. – July 21, 2021  Spectra Logic, a global leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced a partnership with StorMagic, a company that simplifies storage and security from the edge to the core, to deliver a complete end-to-end active archive for video surveillance and digital evidence management. The joint storage solution combines StorMagic’s ARQvault, the first active intelligent repository to manage and retrieve digital assets using powerful analytics, and Spectra Logic’s award-winning BlackPearl® NAS system and enterprise-class tape libraries to protect large amounts of data in multiple locations for as long as needed. To learn more about the joint solution, please register here for the webinar entitled, ‘Building a Complete Active Archive Repository’, to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. MT. Read More


Patricia Vasquez
RMA Coordinator/Technician

KPatricia Vasquez

“I love the RMA (return material authorization) work that I have done at Spectra for the last 14 years. As the full-time RMA coordinator, I support sales and depot orders, pull and transfer inventory for RMA work, process tape drives, and create work orders for RMA technicians, among many other duties. I strive to keep things flowing for the product lines by helping coworkers with what they need. Spectra encourages cross-training, which has helped me understand what my coworkers require to accomplish their work on the line so we can satisfy our customers with quality products.” Read More


Durham University’s DiRAC Memory Intensive Service Stores Irreplaceable Research Data of the Universe on Two Spectra T950 Tape Libraries

Have you ever thought about what it would take to collect, analyze and store all the data generated from cosmological simulations of the entire evolution of the universe or the deep modeling of the fundamental structure of matter? These simulations require huge amounts of memory and RAM and the DiRAC Memory Intensive Service, an HPC facility hosted by Durham University, is a key part of the computing infrastructure that provides researchers with the ability to understand and share knowledge about physics and the universe. Read More


Kim Francis
Manager of Sales Operations

Kim Francis

“As manager of sales operations, I oversee two teams: the sales operations specialists (SOS) and the customer care representatives (CCR). The SOS team provides direct support to our Enterprise Sales Reps in the ongoing development of existing and prospective customers. The CCRs cultivate account relationships and provide support for our install-base customers. Working in a customer-facing role at Spectra has been enormously rewarding in that our company believes in putting our customers first. I have so much gratitude for the innovation, culture, work ethic, and overall kindness at Spectra! “ Read More