SPECTRA BLOG


British Film Institute Discusses its National Archive and Highlights Spectra Tape Libraries

Published June 28, 2022 by Mariana Menge

The British Film Institute (BFI) is the lead body for film in the UK. The BFI strives to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive. The BFI accomplishes this by connecting audiences to the widest choice of British and world cinema; preserving and restoring the most significant film collection in the world for today and future generations; and championing emerging and world-class filmmakers in the UK. In its efforts to advance the role of film in the UK, the BFI invests in creative, distinctive, and entertaining work, promoting British film and talent to the world and growing the next generation of filmmakers and audiences. Read More


Fresh Industry Insights Explored in the 2022 Data Storage Outlook Report

Published June 22, 2022 by David Trachy

Every year, Spectra Logic gazes into the future and, after much research and thought, produces the comprehensive Data Storage Outlook report. Now in its seventh year, the document recaps industry accomplishments and forecasts future technology developments that will enable the world to access, manage, protect and preserve the world’s treasury of information. Read More


What’s New in Modern Data Protection: VeeamOn 2022 Recap

Published June 2, 2022 by DB Ellis

Spectra Logic is very pleased to have participated in VeeamOn 2022, in Las Vegas, NV, at the Aria Hotel, May 15 – 19. The venue provided attendees with the ‘Vegas experience’, while also not requiring a long journey from hotel to convention floor (less than a 10-minute walk). This year’s VeeamOn also included the Virtual Attendee Hub, which enabled virtual attendance and started simultaneously with the in-person show.  Available until July 19, 2022, the on-demand sessions and the Virtual Attendee Hub can be accessed on https://www.veeam.com/veeamon. Read More


New 2022 Tape Market Report Now Available

Published May 26, 2022 by Mariana Menge

By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

Spectra Logic, along with 27 other member organizations of the Tape Storage Council (TSC), has issued the 2022 edition of the TSC Market Outlook report. This 10-year-old organization is a collaborative industry group that shares and promotes current trends, usages, and technology innovations occurring within the tape industry. Read More


What Does it Mean to Centralize Data Management in Our Increasingly Distributed Multi-Cloud World?

Published May 17, 2022 by Spectra Logic

As IT infrastructures and cloud environments become increasingly distributed – spanning multiple data centers, public cloud providers, and edge locations – the importance of central data management continues to grow. While the distributed nature of data storage and usage creates more opportunity for innovation and collaboration within organizations, it is crucial to ensure that the right data is accessible at the right location at the right times to take full advantage of these opportunities. Centralizing the management of data that may span multiple data centers, public cloud providers and edge locations is key to accelerating digital initiatives. But what are the ways that central data management benefits organizations in the multi-cloud era? Read More


Spectra Vail: Multi-Cloud Data Management Software is Recognized by Major Industry Awards in 2022

Published May 10, 2022 by Spectra Logic

Since the beginning of this year, Spectra Logic’s multi-cloud data management software, Spectra Vail, has earned some well-respected industry accolades. Most recently, Spectra Vail won Product of the Year Award for Cloud Computing and Storage at the prestigious 2022 NAB Show. Selected by a panel of industry experts, the 2022 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards recognizes the most significant and promising new products and technologies showcased by corporate partners of the NAB Show. Read More


Not Your Father’s Network-Attached Storage: What Differentiates BlackPearl NAS

Published May 3, 2022 by Spectra Logic

Network-attached storage (NAS) delivers fast data storage and retrieval in a centralized location for work environments with multiple users. It’s usage and capabilities are largely dependent on the type of hard disk drives selected for the device. Generally, NAS makes an ideal primary backup storage target, and is also well suited as a repository for mid- to long-term storage requirements. But with many NAS options available on the market, how do organizations select the best NAS to meet their data storage and operational goals? Read More


Spectra Customer Highlight: CERN, Geneva Switzerland

Published April 19, 2022 by Betsy Doughty

By Betsy Doughty
VP, Corporate Marketing, Spectra Logic

CERN is a European research organization that runs the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. They recently deployed two fourteen-frame TFinity libraries. Spectra is a partner to CERN in this project, recognized as an expert on long-term storage for multi-petabyte to exabyte environments. Here is an excerpt from a white paper exploring CERN’s mission, research, and need for a large storage solution that can continue to grow: Read More


Customer Success Story: Spectra Logic and One Technology

Published April 12, 2022 by Guest Blogger

By Mat Brown
President, One Technology

Hey kids! It’s One Technology‘s Customer-Success-Story-Time! This week’s story is about Joseph Smith II and his adventures with Spectra Logic’s StorCycle! Here we go friends… Read More


Unlocking the Greatest Value from Cloud Storage: Three Key Ways

Published April 5, 2022 by Spectra Logic

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