Spectra Media Coverage


How the channel can help customers keep storage costs down with a two-tier model

Cost is never far from the top of IT concerns and with continued exponential data growth, the storage budget is often stretched to its limit. A key part of the issue is suboptimal data management. This presents an exciting opportunity for the channel to take the lead in educating data-driven users about new storage strategies that can cut costs and simplify data management.

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S02E03 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Choices – Rent or Buy?

On the face of it, public cloud seems like a great place for long-term retention of unstructured data. However, as volumes of data stored rise, the cost of exiting the cloud cloud become prohibitively expensive. What’s the right strategy to follow?

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The New Normal for Production and Data Storage Management

The massive global effort to curb COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented change in the way the media and entertainment industry operates. Due to quarantines and social distancing mandates, most productions have come to a halt and broadcast networks are adjusting to accommodate disruptions in the content supply chain.

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A Bit About Archiving

And now for a bit about archiving. We have some news from reports from the Active Archive Alliance and Spectra Logic, which makes storage systems for archiving content, including some of the largest magnetic tape libraries. The LTO Program recently released its shipment report and we will show LTO tape capacity shipment history through 2019.

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Predictions for storage in 2020

Predictions for storage in 2020 | David Feller, Spectra Logic

2020 will see some big changes in the data center. IP networking will finally be taking over from Fibre Channel, encryption is on the rise, and storage will be increasingly organized in two tiers, instead of the previous four layers.

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