How to Best Utilize the Cloud


Many organizations have integrated cloud into their workflows in some facet. During this discussion we will offer key insights on how to optimize cloud storage to maximize effectiveness. We’ll discuss the benefits of a hybrid cloud using both on-premise and off-premise cloud storage to protect your data.


How to Implement a Storage Lifecycle Management Strategy


From high-performance primary storage that outperforms to cost-effective perpetual storage that never quits, this complete solution provides the perfect balance of performance and cost, and allows you to keep the right data in the right place at the right time. Learn how to automate seamlessly the storing, accessing and preserving of your data – from creation to expiration or preservation.


Spectra Logic Releases 2021 Data Storage Outlook Report

New Report Highlights Benefits of Integrating Cloud with On-Premise Storage to Solve Complex Workflow Issues While Managing and Preserving Data for the Long-Term

BOULDER, Colo. — March 31, 2021 Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced the publication of its annual “Data Storage Outlook” report, which explores how the world manages, accesses, uses and preserves its ever-expanding data repositories. The sixth edition of the report predicts the data storage strategies, architectures and technologies that will enable the protection, management and preservation of historical, current and future data for generations to come. Read More


More than Just Tape


Join Spectra for an informative webinar where we will discuss its storage solutions, including storage software, object storage, network attached storage and tape storage. Our product managers will review the Spectra ecosystem and how its affordable storage technologies help to transform businesses and modernize their data centers. We will also review our newest solutions, features, use cases, roadmaps and how Spectra continues to create new methods of managing information in all forms of storage—including archive, backup, cold storage, private and public cloud.


Imperial War Museums Integrate Spectra StorCycle Software to Advance Digitisation and Preservation of Invaluable Historical Assets


Spectra Logic today announced that Imperial War Museums (IWM) deployed Spectra StorCycle® Storage Lifecycle Management Software to enhance its existing storage infrastructure, which supports its audio-visual and exhibitions departments to preserve invaluable data, including thousands of films, videotapes, audio recordings and photographs that would otherwise disintegrate and be lost forever were they not digitised. – Read More


This company was hit by ransomware. Here’s what they did next, and why they didn’t pay up


It started out as a normal Thursday for Tony Mendoza, senior IT director at Spectra Logic, a data storage company based in Boulder, Colorado. And then the ransomware attack began.

“We got some notifications of some system failings and it quickly turned into a lot of unrelated systems failing, which is really abnormal,” says Mendoza. He realised that the company was under attack – and that its files were being encrypted. – Read More


Imperial War Museums Integrate Spectra StorCycle Software to Advance Digitization and Preservation of Invaluable Historical Assets

Spectra Logic’s StorCycle Storage Lifecycle Management Software Scans and Moves Inactive Data from Primary Storage to Perpetual Storage for Long-Term Access and Archive

BRACKNELL, UK— 24 March 2021 — Spectra Logic today announced that Imperial War Museums (IWM) deployed Spectra StorCycle® Storage Lifecycle Management Software to enhance its existing storage infrastructure, which supports its audio-visual and exhibitions departments to preserve invaluable data, including thousands of films, videotapes, audio recordings and photographs that would otherwise disintegrate and be lost forever were they not digitised. StorCycle software is being used to manage a large amount of unstructured data that resides on expensive SAN and NAS storage outside of IWM’s existing DAMS (digital asset management system) platform. Read More


Ransomware Victim Tells HIs Story


In May of 2020, Tony Mendoza of Spectra Logic found out his company had been attacked by ransomware. Hear his harrowing tale of how long it took just to get the data center ready for a restore, and then the various tools they used to bring things back online. He did not want to pay that ransom! Spectra Logic is actually a tape vendor, so Tony has a unique viewpoint. We thank him so much for being so candid about his experience. You will learn a lot. – Read More