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


Spectra Announces New Data Mover for BlackPearl Solution and Certifies More BlackPearl Clients

Spectra Announces New Data Mover for BlackPearl Solution and Certifies More BlackPearl Clients

Enhancements deliver painless migration and more efficient M&E workflows

NAB2019 and BOULDER, Colo. – April 8, 2019 – Spectra Logic today announced that it has enhanced its popular BlackPearl® Converged Storage Platform with the addition of Spectra® RioBroker version 1.01. Spectra RioBroker acts as a data mover to speed file transfers, streamline workflows and scale out BlackPearl in both performance and capacity to accommodate growing amounts of digital assets. As a software front-end to Spectra’s BlackPearl, an object storage platform that moves content seamlessly and economically into disk, tape and cloud, Spectra RioBroker offloads the data transfer job from the application to the Spectra RioBroker system. This brings greater performance, parallelism, scalability, ease of implementationand consistency to the entire platform. Spectra RioBroker also simplifies the integration process to popular asset management software applications by providing Partial File Recall and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) capabilities. Spectra’s RioBroker software is available now. Read More


Spectra Logic Announces New Tape Features and Functionality, Setting the Standard for Tape Innovation

Spectra Logic Announces New Tape Features and Functionality, Setting the Standard for Tape Innovation

NAB2019 and BOULDER, Colo. – April 8, 2019 – Spectra Logic today announced several new tape enhancements to its family of tape libraries that help end users simplify and enhance their workflows. Spectra now offers Spectra® Swarm, which adds Ethernet connectivity to Spectra LTO tape libraries. Spectra Swarm makes tape connectivity easier and adds a modern interface to LTO tape libraries by leveraging all of the same infrastructure and networking capabilities as the rest of the equipment in a modern data center. Spectra Swarm is tested and qualified to work with Spectra LTO tape libraries — Spectra Stack through Spectra T950. Read More


Spectra Logic Announces Spring 2019 Industry Events

Exhibiting at Events in Media and Entertainment, High Performance Computing, General IT and Data Management Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – March 20, 2019 – Spectra Logic today announced participation in seven industry events worldwide between April and June. These important tradeshows include Avid Connect (April 6-7), NAB Show (April 8-11), Bio-IT World (April 16-18), Dell Technologies World (April 29–May 2), GlobusWorld (May 1-2), VeeamOn (May 20-22), ISC High Performance (June 16-20), and Broadcast Asia (June 18-20). Spectra Logic executives will share expertise with existing and prospective customers, partners and professionals, and showcase Spectra’s suite of data storage solutions. Read More


Spectra Logic to Sponsor and Speak at Upcoming Storage Technology Showcase Conference

IT decision makers, industry analysts and technology champions will convene this March in Dallas to explore changing data storage trends across the global ecosystem

BOULDER, Colo. – Feb. 19, 2019 – Spectra Logic, a leader in delivering innovative and economical data storage solutions for the modern data center, announced that it will be a Platinum Sponsor of the upcoming Storage Technology Showcase (STS) to be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, from March 12-15. Spectra’s Chief Technology Officer Matt Starr will deliver a keynote presentation at the conference on “Storage Strategies for Data-Driven Businesses in the Era of Cloud.” Read More


Brooks Lab at the University of Michigan Deploys Spectra Logic Storage Solutions

Prestigious lab relies on Spectra to protect and preserve essential research data

BOULDER, Colo. – Nov. 20, 2018 – Spectra Logic announced today that the Brooks Lab at the University of Michigan has deployed a Spectra® T680 Tape Library and Spectra Verde® Disk Solution to archive research data. Brooks Lab, a theoretical chemistry lab at one of the top public research institutions in the United States, has relied solely on Spectra’s enterprise tape and disk solutions to record and archive their research data for more than seven years.    Read More


University of South Dakota Research Computing Group Deploys Spectra Logic Storage Solutions

USD’s two supercomputing systems achieve high-availability sharing and long-term offsite storage with Spectra solutions

BOULDER, Colo. – Nov. 8, 2018Spectra Logic announced today that the Research Computing Group at the University of South Dakota (USDRCG) has deployed a Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System, a T380 Tape Library and Spectra® Verde® NAS solution to store their vital research data. The USDRCG serves the University of South Dakota academic community, as well as national and international collaborators, advancing discovery by making science, engineering and medicine more productive. Read More


Spectra Logic Announces the World’s Largest Data Storage Machine

Capable of Protecting More than 2,000 Petabytes (2EB) of Digital Assets

Integrated with IBM® TS1160 tape technology, Spectra Expands Tape Offerings with Industry’s Most Advanced Tape Drive and Media

BOULDER, Colo. – Nov. 7, 2018 – Spectra Logic, a leader in delivering innovative and economical data storage solutions for the modern data center, announced the industry’s most advanced tape technology, the IBM® TS1160, for use in Spectra’s enterprise-class tape libraries. Spectra’s TFinity ExaScale, T950, T950v and T380 Tape Libraries will support the new tape drive and media. When fully populated with the TS1160 tape drives and media, a TFinity ExaScale will store and allow access to more than 2 exabytes (2,000 petabytes) of data, making Spectra’s TFinity ExaScale Tape Library the largest single data storage machine in the world. Read More


ACCRE at Vanderbilt University Deploys Spectra Logic Storage Solutions

HPC lab installs Spectra to increase data storage capacity and protection for university researchers

BOULDER, Colo. – Oct. 24, 2018 – Spectra Logic announced today that the Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE) at Vanderbilt University has deployed a Spectra® T950 Tape Library and Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System to store and archive research data. ACCRE is the foremost resource for the high-performance computing (HPC) requirements of the various research projects across the Vanderbilt community. The ACCRE cluster is used for research in a wide variety of fields, including genetics research, particle physics and astronomy. Read More


Spectra Logic and Zmanda Deliver Integrated Enterprise Data Backup and Restore Solution

Amanda Enterprise Software Integrates with Spectra’s NAS and Tape Storage Solutions for Scalable and Secure Data Protection

BOULDER, Colo. – Oct. 17, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced that the Amanda Enterprise Software platform from Zmanda is now certified to run with Spectra NAS and tape library solutions. The joint solution delivers a flexible, easy-to-use data management and storage platform that addresses difficult data backup and restore challenges facing many organizations today. Users with expanding data repositories benefit from the combination of Zmanda’s powerful backup software and Spectra’s extensive range of disk and tape storage products to protect their valuable data — quickly, safely and economically. Read More