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


British Film Institute Preserves UK Film History with Spectra Logic Solution for Digital Archiving and Long-Term Storage

Non-Proprietary and Genetically Diverse Solution Protects National Cultural Assets and Provides Easy Public Access to Archives

Amsterdam and BOULDER, Colo. – 17 Sept. 2018  Spectra Logic today announced that the British Film Institute (BFI), the lead organisation for film in the UK, commissioned OvationData to deploy two Spectra® T950 Tape Libraries and two Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage Systems for long-term digital preservation of the UK’s film history, as part of its Unlocking Film Heritage digitisation project. The solution will enable the BFI to protect and preserve its valuable digital assets for decades to come, and make its archives easily accessible to filmmakers, researchers and the general public. read more


Spectra Logic Announces 2018 Fall Trade Show Schedule

Spectra highlights modern data storage solutions at 12 industry events globally

BOULDER, Colo. – Aug. 30, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced its fall trade show schedule for 2018, which includes participation in 12 industry events around the world between September and December.  Among these events are IBC 2018 in Amsterdam (Sept.14-18), NAB in New York (Oct. 17-18) and SC 2018 in Dallas (Nov. 12-15). Spectra plans to engage with customers, partners and industry professionals, showcasing its broad range of modern data storage solutions. In addition, Spectra will be participating in several speaking opportunities this season. read more


Spectra Logic Announces Enhancements to Tape Library Offerings

Tape developments advance user access, retrieval, management and preservation of data for modern data centers

BOULDER, Colo. – July 16, 2018 – Spectra Logic, a leader in delivering innovative and economical data storage solutions for the modern data center, today announced several updates to its enterprise tape libraries. The enhancements benefit customers in government, scientific research, high performance computing, media and entertainment, and public cloud environments who must preserve massive amounts of data long term. read more


Spectra Logic Publishes “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2018”

Spectra Logic Publishes “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2018”

Annual data storage report helps industry anticipate trends, tiers and technologies of the future

BOULDER, Colo. – June 25, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced the publication of “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2018,”the company’s third annual data storage industry report. The report provides insights into the trends, technology and pricing shaping the data storage industry today and into the future.

Storage industry experts have forecasted that the digital universe could grow to more than 160 zettabytes (ZB) of data by 2025 (IDC)*. In the “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2018” report, Spectra predicts that much of this data may never be stored or will be retained for only a brief time. The report explores the vital role of digital data in our society, and helps data users navigate the budget and infrastructure challenges of capturing, sharing and preserving data for years to come. read more


Spectra Announces New BlackPearl Enhancements and Certified Clients to Modernize M&E Workflows and Storage

Updates to Spectra’s Storage Portfolio Deliver Capacity, Cost and Time Advantages for Storing and Managing Media Content

NAB2018 and BOULDER, Colo. – April 9, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced several new enhancements to its popular BlackPearl® Converged Storage System, a purpose-built storage platform that delivers feature-rich software for a modernized approach to storage. BlackPearl integrates directly with asset management applications to simplify workflows, seamlessly managing large volumes of content to a variety of storage tier options, including disk, tape and public cloud. Spectra’s BlackPearl ecosystem continues to expand with more certified clients, including Arcitecta’s Mediaflux®; Komprise’s data management software; StrongBox’s StrongLink®; and VSN’s VSNExplorer®. Spectra continues its strong partnership with Avid by integrating Avid’s MediaCentral® platform. read more