Spectra Announces that Glookast is Certified with Spectra BlackPearl Converged Storage System

Newly Certified Solution Provides Media & Entertainment Users with Method to Streamline Complex M & E Workflows

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 18,  2019 Spectra Logic, a leading provider of data storage and data management solutions, today announced that Glookast has been added to the expanding list of certified clients for its Spectra BlackPearl® Converged Storage System. Together, BlackPearl and Glookast enable users in media and entertainment to ingest, transcode, deliver, store and manage data on object storage disk, tape and cloud. The joint solution provides users with a full suite of functionality, including tight integration with Avid Interplay. Users in broadcast, post-production and new production will benefit from the flexible and cost-effective solution that optimizes and protects end-to-end workflows for collaborating content creators. Read More


Spectra Logic Unveils StorCycle, a Storage Management Software Solution that Reduces Storage Costs by Up to 70% and Transforms the Way Organizations Manage Large Amounts of Data

BOULDER, Colo. – Sept. 10, 2019 – Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and data management solutions, today introduced StorCycle™, a new storage management software solution designed for data-driven organizations that need a modern storage lifecycle management workflow. StorCycle allows organizations to create a new Perpetual Tier of storage, reducing the overall cost of storing data by up to 70 percent, while giving users full access to their data. StorCycle can be implemented as standalone software using public cloud storage or existing network-attached storage, or combined with Spectra storage hardware to create a complete storage solution. Read More


Spectra Logic Expands Presence in South America by Partnering with CIS Group Corporation

New strategic partnership provides Broadcast & IT professionals in Brazil with access to Spectra’s solutions to help streamline their complex media and entertainment workflows

BOULDER, Colo. – Aug. 13,  2019– Spectra Logic, a leading provider of data storage and data management solutions, today announced a strategic relationship with CIS Group Corporation, an innovative technology distributor, who will be the sole supplier of Spectra’s award-winning solutions in Brazil. With a primary focus on the broadcast and entertainment markets, CIS will sell and support all Spectra Logic data storage solutions throughout Brazil, helping to expand Spectra’s reach in South America. Read More


Spectra Logic Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Colorado Governor Jared Polis Proclaims August 1, 2019 as ‘Spectra Logic Day’ in the State of Colorado to Recognize Spectra’s 40-Year Contributions to the Economy and the IT Industry

BOULDER, Colo. – Aug. 1, 2019 – Spectra Logic, a leading developer of data storage solutions, announces today that it hit a milestone few companies in the IT industry have reached, namely the celebration of its 40th year of business. Behind this impressive achievement is a history of technology innovation, customer commitment, and focus on excellence. Original founder and CEO, Nathan Thompson, continues to lead the company in its dedication to delivering innovative storage solutions that preserve digital data for organizations around the world. Read More


Spectra Announces that TransMedia Dynamics Mediaflex-UMS is now certified with BlackPearl

Joint solution enables users to share, store and access content with greater visibility and efficiency

BRACKNELL, U.K. — 30 July 2019— Spectra Logic today announced that TransMedia Dynamics (TMD) has completed client certification of its Mediaflex-UMS Content Supply Chain platform with Spectra’s BlackPearl® Converged Storage System. The joint solution is integrated via the Spectra® BlackPearl RioBroker interface, BlackPearl’s new software front-end. Together, BlackPearl and Mediaflex-UMS allow users in media and entertainment, audiovisual, governmental and legislative sectors, to store and manage data on object storage disk, tape and cloud using unified content management provided by TMD. The joint solution provides users with the ability to reduce overall data management time, cost and complexities as well as deliver enhanced content discoverability and workflow orchestration across the entire supply chain. Read More


The University of Notre Dame Deploys Spectra Logic Hybrid Cloud Storage Solution

Spectra’s technology protects and preserves critical research, multimedia and academic data across various university departments

BOULDER, Colo. – July 24, 2019  Spectra Logic announced today that the University of Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technologies (OIT) has deployed a Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System in conjunction with an existing 5-frame Spectra® T950 Tape Library to create an innovative hybrid cloud infrastructure (HCI) solution for management of its extensive data libraries. Notre Dame’s OIT has relied on Spectra’s enterprise storage solutions since 2014 and is able to serve a wider range of clients throughout the University with this hybrid cloud approach.       Read More


Spectra Logic Expands U.S. Presence with New Strategic Distribution Partner, PAC Data

New Relationship expected to increase IT VAR opportunities in U.S. Market

BOULDER, Colo. – July 23, 2019– Spectra Logic, a leading provider of data storage and data management solutions, today announced a strategic relationship with PAC Data that will expand Spectra’s reach in the U.S. market.  Based in California, PAC Data will distribute all Spectra Logic data storage solutions to its VAR customers throughout the U.S. 

“Today’s resellers require data storage solutions that radically enhance IT workflows and infrastructures,” said Dave Holloway, CIO PAC Data.  “As a result of our collaboration with Spectra Logic, our resellers will benefit from PAC Data’s expertise on storage and backup to help their customers access, share, manage and protect their growing amounts of irreplaceable data.” Read More


Spectra Logic Wins “2019 Object Storage Vendor of the Year” Award

Spectra’s BlackPearl object storage platform provides an easy interface to storage solutions, including disk, enterprise tape and cloud targets for maximum data protection

BOULDER, Colo. – June 27, 2019– Spectra Logic announced today that it has been named Storage Magazine’s “Object Storage Vendor of the Year” at its annual awards ceremony held in London this month. Recognizing outstanding companies, products and services in the global IT industry for 16 years, the coveted ‘Storries Awards’ honor organizations and people who exemplify excellence and drive advancements in multiple areas of the data storage industry. Winners are selected by open vote. Read More


Spectra Logic Publishes its “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2019” Report

The annual report examines current and future trends in storage technologies for the long-term preservation of critical data

BOULDER, Colo. – May, 21, 2019 – Spectra Logic today announced the publication of “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2019,”the company’s fourth annual report on the data storage industry. The report examines the future of data management, usage and storage, and details the current state of the industry and the opportunities that organizations have to preserve their digital assets indefinitely. Storage and media manufacturers, application developers and users will gain insight into the future of the data storage industry after reviewing the report. Read More


Spectra Logic and Arcitecta Debut Joint Genomics Data Management Solution at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo ‘19

Joint Solution Cuts Storage Costs and Enables Scientists to Focus on Science Instead of Data Management

Bio-IT World 2019, BOSTON – April 16, 2019 — Spectra Logic and Arcitecta will be premiering the joint BlackPearl® Converged Storage System and Mediaflux® Genomic Data Management Solution in Booth #626 on April 16-18, and presenting “Metadata – The DNA of Your Life Sciences Data,” in the Solutions Theatre, on Thursday, April 18, from 1:25 to 1:45 p.m.

Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl Converged Storage System solves the problem of costly and complex approaches to digital preservation by combining multiple standard interfaces and storage targets into a simple and affordable solution designed for diverse workflows. BlackPearl unlocks multiple storage targets including online disk, nearline disk, deep storage tape, and even public cloud. Read More