In the new era in which data reigns supreme, many IT professional are convinced that tape storage is no longer a necessity in modern infrastructures. In fact, this couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is that applications for tape libraries have never been more abundant as tape technology has advanced and established a relevant position in current data centers. Instead of going away, tape is marching forward, delivering much lower costs, improved energy savings, increased security, and decades-long shelf life, to name but a few benefits.
Spectra is pleased to join forces with Fujifilm and Iron Mountain on a new, five-chapter eBook series with Storage Switzerland, “Reintroducing Tape to the Modern Data Center”. In the series, respected industry analyst George Crump debunks common myths about tape’s reliability, access and operations, explains tape’s role in the modern infrastructure, and compares the performance of tape and disk in backup architectures. Additional chapters discuss the numerous advantages tape technology has to offer.