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


Spectra BlackPearl Integrates with Avid MediaCentral, Delivering a Modern End-to-End Solution for Media and Entertainment

Multi-Tier Storage Solution Simplifies Workflows Without Costly, Complex Middleware

BOULDER, Colo. – April 6, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced that its BlackPearl® Converged Storage System integrates seamlessly with Avid® MediaCentral®, the industry’s most open and efficient platform designed for media. The powerful joint solution enables users on the MediaCentral platform to manage, track and store their assets on a high-capacity system that eliminates complexities and simplifies workflows. From content ingest to distribution, media and entertainment professionals can access, manipulate and preserve high-value digital assets effortlessly and affordably, leveraging the full suite of Avid’s tools and solutions, and Spectra’s BlackPearl system. read more


Spectra Logic Announces Spring 2018 Industry Events

Exhibiting at Events in Media and Entertainment, High Performance Computing,
Video Surveillance, and More

BOULDER, Colo. – April 5, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced participation in seven industry events worldwide between April and June. These important tradeshows include Avid Connect (April 6-8), NAB Show (April 9-12), ISC West (April 11-13), GlobusWorld (April 25-26), HPE Discover (June 19-21), ISC Germany (June 25-27), and Broadcast Asia (June 26-28). Spectra Logic executives will share expertise with existing and prospective customers, partners, and professionals, and showcase Spectra’s suite of data storage solutions – including the new Spectra® Stack, a highly scalable, modular and affordable tape library that launched this spring. read more


Spectra Logic Expands its Family of Data Storage Solutions with New Tape Library Offerings

Modern tape libraries deliver simple, flexible and secure data storage for pennies per gigabyte

BOULDER, Colo. – March 1, 2018 – Spectra Logic today announced a major expansion to its family of automated tape storage solutions with the introduction of two new tape library products. These products include the all-new Spectra® Stack, a highly scalable, modular and affordable tape library that allows users to start with a single tape drive and 10 tape slots, growing incrementally as their data needs increase, and the new Spectra® T950v Tape Library, an affordable, entry-level model of the popular high-end Spectra® T950 Tape Library family. The new tape libraries provide both value and functionality for organizations wrestling with growing data sets and shrinking budgets. In other tape updates, the company announced that all Spectra tape libraries± — up to and including the new T950v — can now be deployed with lower-cost half-height Fibre or SAS LTO tape drives, potentially saving tens of thousands of dollars per installation. In addition, Spectra plans to offer RoCE 10Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with its IBM® TS1155 tape drives for Ethernet tape library integration in Spectra’s T380, T950, T950v and TFinity® ExaScale Tape Libraries, allowing customers to use their existing Ethernet infrastructure without investing in additional hardware. read more


Spectra Logic Announces Komprise Data Management Software is Certified with Spectra’s BlackPearl Converged Storage System

Combined solution automatically identifies and moves infrequently accessed data off Tier-1 storage to BlackPearl for affordable and ongoing data protection

BOULDER, Colo. – Feb. 20, 2018 Spectra Logic and Komprise today announced that Komprise Intelligent Data Management software is now certified to seamlessly operate with Spectra’s BlackPearl® Converged Storage System. This joint solution delivers a new way to help organizations better manage their exponential data growth as well as their IT budgets by identifying and transparently archiving massive amounts of inactive or cold data from expensive primary storage to Komprise Data Management software and BlackPearl. This frees up prime storage space for working data, enabling secure, long-term preservation of all other digital assets. read more