Spectra Webinars


Moving Forward: Seamless Tape Migration with Spectra

Join Spectra CTO Matt Starr and renowned industry expert Fred Moore of Horison Information Strategies, as we take a deep dive into data migration. We’ll review what it means when your storage vendor has put the brakes on supporting, upgrading and investing in their media, drives and hardware. We’ll discuss insights that provide the means to abandon antiquated and unsupported storage solutions with the ability to archive, search, and access your data for decades to come.


Ransomware Prepared: Building a Storage Strategy to Withstand an Attack

More than 50% of businesses have been impacted by ransomware in the last year. Join us for a 30-minute discussion on how your storage strategy is critical to preparing for a ransomware attack. We’ll dive into steps that you can take to be ‘ransomware prepared’ including having multiple copies of data on multiple storage platforms, and maintaining an air-gap copy of your data, and more.


The History and Future of Tape

Join us as we walk through the vast history of tape storage and what you can expect in the future. We’ll discuss tape’s beginning, how it has evolved throughout the years, and where it is headed in the future. We’ll take a look at robotic tape library innovation and how it has harnessed tape technology to deliver dense, cost-effective, reliable storage for the masses.


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.


When Ransomware Hits


Spectra’s IT Director Tony Mendoza shares his first-hand experience on how he and his team were able to prevail over a ransomware attack by utilizing the best-of-breed business continuity and disaster recovery plans that Spectra had previously developed for itself.


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 University 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.