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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


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