Spectra Press Releases


Spectra Logic StorCycle Software Named a Finalist in 2021 Storage Products of the Year Awards

Storage Magazine and SearchStorage Selects Spectra StorCycle as a Finalist in the Storage System and Application Software Category

BOULDER, Colo. – Jan. 19, 2022 – Spectra Logic, a global leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced that Spectra’s StorCycle® Storage Lifecycle Management Software has been recognized as a finalist in the prestigious Storage Magazine and SearchStorage 2021 Product of the Year awards program. For 20 years, the data storage competition has recognized outstanding enterprise data storage products to help IT professionals make wise solution choices. Spectra StorCycle is an easy-to-use, affordable and efficient software solution built to help organizations understand, manage, use and protect their growing repositories of data. Read More


Spectra Logic Named a Finalist in 2021-22 Cloud Awards

Spectra Vail Storage Software Recognized as Finalist in Cloud Migration Solution Category

BOULDER, Colo. – Jan. 11, 2022 – Spectra Logic a global leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced that Spectra’s Vail solution, a distributed multi-cloud data management software, has been recognized as a finalist in the international cloud computing awards program, The Cloud Awards, for Best Cloud Migration Solution. Spectra’s Vail® is a pivotal addition to Spectra’s new data storage and management ecosystem and provides universal access and placement of data across multi-site and multi-cloud storage, enabling seamless hybrid and multi-cloud workflows. Read More


Data Center Intelligence Group Report Validates Active Archive Solutions as Ransomware Defense

New White Paper Highlights Crucial Role of Active Archiving in Defeating Ransomware Attacks

Boulder, Colo., December 15, 2021 – The Active Archive Alliance today announced a new white paper by the Data Center Intelligence Group (DCIG), Mitigating Ransomware through Active Archive Solutions,” highlighting the importance of active archiving in defending against ransomware attacks. The white paper was commissioned by the Active Archive Alliance.

Cybersecurity software is the first line of defense against cyberattacks. But security software alone cannot guard against all types, especially ransomware. This form of malware often invades a network when a user innocently clicks on a malware-infested URL in an email. Because ransomware is cheap to develop and easy to spread, it has become today’s chief malware threat. Ransomware attacks can devastate an organization between lost revenue, lost time and lost reputation.  Read More


Spectra Logic Transforms Entire Product Portfolio with Attack-Hardened Data Management and Storage Solutions that Unify and Secure Data Across Multiple Clouds, Multiple Sites and On-Premises

 

Spectra Launches Vail, A Distributed Multi-Cloud Software that Unifies Data to Enable On-Premises Applications and Cloud Services – No Matter Where Data is Created or Stored 

BOULDER, Colo. – Oct. 20, 2021  Spectra Logic, a global leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced the transformation and expansion of its entire product portfolio with Attack Hardened™ and multi-cloud solutions. The introduction of Spectra’s Vail® is a pivotal addition to Spectra’s new data storage and management ecosystem. Vail is a distributed multi-cloud software designed to provide universal access and placement of data across multi-site and multi-cloud storage, enabling seamless hybrid and multi-cloud workflows.  Read More


Spectra Logic Strengthens Tape Storage Leadership Position with LTO-9 Availability for its Family of Tape Library Solutions

With LTO-9, Spectra TFinity Tape Library Stores an Exabyte of Uncompressed Data Making it the World’s Largest Data Storage System

BOULDER, Colo. Sept. 8, 2021 – Spectra Logic, a leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced the availability of the ninth generation of LTO technology for its family of tape library solutions, including the Spectra TFinity ExaScale, T950, T950v, T680, T380 T200, T120, T50e and Spectra Stack. These tape libraries support LTFS, WORM, hardware encryption, and Spectra’s exclusive Media Lifecycle Management. Certified with all major ISV packages, Spectra’s tape libraries seamlessly integrate with Spectra’s BlackPearl® Object Storage Platform, enabling users to create a multi-storage ecosystem for maximum storage, access and preservation of data to disk, tape and cloud. To learn more about LTO-9, register for Spectra Logic’s upcoming webinar, “Unleashing the Power of LTO-9,” on Sept. 23, 2021, at 9 a.m. MST. Read More


Spectra Logic Launches IT Podcast Series

Line Up of Industry Experts Share Personal Stories, Experiences and Insights

Boulder, Colo. – Aug. 11, 2021  Spectra Logic, a global leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced the launch of its new podcast series, The Spectra Current. The podcast series features conversations with IT industry experts, thought leaders, customers and Spectra Logic executives who review the latest trends in data storage, data management, emerging technologies, cybersecurity and digital transformation at large. Conversations center around data center experiences, business methodologies, corporate culture, industry insights and lighthearted banter on successes, failures and personal and professional recommendations. Read More


Spectra Logic and StorMagic Announce Active Archive Repository for Video Surveillance, Digital Evidence Management and Media and Entertainment

BOULDER, Colo. – July 21, 2021  Spectra Logic, a global leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced a partnership with StorMagic, a company that simplifies storage and security from the edge to the core, to deliver a complete end-to-end active archive for video surveillance and digital evidence management. The joint storage solution combines StorMagic’s ARQvault, the first active intelligent repository to manage and retrieve digital assets using powerful analytics, and Spectra Logic’s award-winning BlackPearl® NAS system and enterprise-class tape libraries to protect large amounts of data in multiple locations for as long as needed. To learn more about the joint solution, please register here for the webinar entitled, ‘Building a Complete Active Archive Repository’, to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. MT. Read More


Durham University’s DiRAC Memory Intensive Service Relies on Spectra Logic to Preserve Galaxy Simulation Data to Help Understand the Universe

Two Spectra T950 Tape Libraries with LTO-8 Drives and Media Store Irreplaceable HPC-Based Research in Astronomy and Cosmology at the Durham Facilities 

BRACKNELL, U.K. – 7/07/2021 – Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced that the DiRAC Memory Intensive Service based at Durham University’s Institute for Computational Cosmology in the UK has deployed a Spectra® T950 Tape Library with LTO tape drives for the long-term storage of multiple petabytes of cosmological data, representing simulations of galaxy formation and evolution. In addition, Durham recently deployed a second Spectra T950 Tape Library with LTO drives and media to support DiRAC-3, an initiative funded by UK Research and Innovation to upgrade computing power at all four DiRAC sites. The new HPC systems will be three to five times more powerful than the existing DiRAC machines. Click here to read more about the Durham case study. Read More


Spectra Logic StorCycle Software Migrates and Manages the Storage and Preservation of Petabytes of Content for ColorTime

Hollywood Post-Production Studio Optimizes Storage Infrastructure with a Complete Spectra Logic Object Storage Solution that Includes Disk for Quick Access and Tape for Long-Term Archive 

BOULDER, Colo.  June 30, 2021 — Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and management solutions, today announced that ColorTime, a post-production studio that provides world-class creative digital media services for television production projects, deployed Spectra’s StorCycle® Storage Lifecycle Management software to automate cleanup of their production storage area network (SAN) and free up space for their incoming digital content. At the same time, ColorTime also installed a Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System, a Spectra® BlackPearl Object Storage Disk System with 500 terabytes for quick recall of active projects, and a Spectra® Stack Tape Library to ensure safe, scalable and economical preservation of its high-resolution digital media. Read More


Spectra Logic’s Latest StorCycle Software Release Raises the Bar for Modern Storage Lifecycle Management and Long-Term Data Protection

Boulder, Colo. – June 22, 2021  Spectra Logic, a global leader in data storage and data management solutions, today announced several enhancements to its award-winning StorCycle® Storage Lifecycle Management software. StorCycle software helps global organizations solve the challenges of exponential data growth by providing a better understanding of their data, migrating data to free up primary storage, protecting against ransomware attacks, and enabling disaster recovery copies of data. The new features in StorCycle 3.5 allow tiering and protection of cloud data, provide increased protection against ransomware attacks, and boost metadata searchability and accessibility, among other benefits. Read More