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Spectra Technology Advisory Panel Event: AWE Story


Applying science, engineering and technology excellence, AWE plays a crucial role in supporting the UK’s nuclear deterrent. With the majority of their systems formerly backed up by aging and expensive-to- maintain Oracle SL8500 tape libraries, they looked to Spectra’s TFinity Tape Library as a their library replacement. The Spectra TFinity Tape Library allows AWE to utilize their existing STK drive technology and provides them with the ability to move away from Fibre Channel by using Spectra Swarm Switches for Ethernet-based connectivity. Read More


Los Alamos National Labs Customer Story


With an eye on delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability, Los Alamos National Laboratory required a replacement for their SL8500 Oracle tape libraries, whose support longevity was questionable and expensive to maintain. They looked to Spectra’s TFinity Tape Library to replace their legacy tape libraries because of its high reliability and its ability to store data with three tape media formats.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition NOAA


How does the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration preserve their vast amounts of growing repositories of scientific data? Hear from Alan Hall, Operations Manager/Systems Owner at NOAA.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition Notre Dame Studios


The University of Notre Dame is renowned for its superior academic and athletic programs — all generating huge data sets and growing every year. Listen to Scott Rinehart, Director of Broadcast & Streaming Technologies and Ian Owens, Digital Media Asset Program Manager, as they discuss their current and future plans for preserving Notre Dame’s priceless digital assets.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition Simons Foundation


Data, and lots of it, is key to the success of Simons Foundation, which exists to support basic and discovery driven scientific research to help us better understand our world. Hear from Jonathan Tischio, Storage Engineer, SCC, as he shares with Spectra’s Bob Cone how Simons Foundation collects, uses and preserves its invaluable research data.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition Hormel Institute at Univesity of MN


The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, advances science by way of research, in particular cancer research, partnering with renowned centers worldwide, including Mayo Clinic. Listen as Jeffrey McDonald, PH.D. Director of IT relates his findings as his team deploys new technology to help its organization fight today’s toughest diseases by protecting its Cryogenic Electron Microscopy Data.


SpectraLIVE Customer Edition SRP Companies


Join SRP’s Director of IT Mark Usrey who discusses the deployment of key hardware and software to backup and preserve their billions of bytes of data created by their retail services and solutions.