StorMagic and Spectra Logic: A Complete Active Archive Repository for Video Surveillance, Digital Evidence Management, and Media & Entertainment

StorMagic and Spectra Logic

The first active archive repository that allows you to gather, store and find data forever. This complete solution provides the perfect balance between performance and cost, and allows you to keep the right data in the right place at the right time.

Solution Overview

With StorMagic and Spectra Logic, you have an end-to-end, fully integrated repository and archive for your video surveillance, digital evidence, and media & entertainment assets. The complete storage solution combines StorMagic’s ARQvault to gather digital assets and find the data with powerful analysis and store that data using Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl NAS or tape in multiple locations.

Solution Benefits

Complete active archive solution
Data is active on all tiers of storage and takes advantage of lower cost tiers of storage for long-term archive.

Intelligent tiering
ARQvault VMS, digital evidence management, and media & entertainment solutions’ policy-based automated tiering moves data to disk, tape or cloud.

Integrated repository
Creates a single pane of glass for managing multiple vaults in different locations for an integrated, federated repository.

Best of performance for cost
Make intelligent decisions on balancing storage performance and cost to meet your archive needs.

Data accessibility
Data is active on all storage tiers. Easily search and retrieve data when you need to.

Long-term archive
Create a long-term archive solution where data can be actively utilized and simultaneously protected and preserved for long-term retention.

About Spectra BlackPearl NAS:

Affordable: Works in a myriad of workflows serving as the optimal disk platform for the storage of mid-tier data.
Compatible: Integrates with most major backup and archive software, data protection software, data management packages, video surveillance software and media asset management solutions.
Flexible: Meets the needs of varying workflows, supporting multiple drives, including 4TB, 8TB, 12TB, and 16TB enterprise disk drives, and high-performance solid state drives, and expands from 44TB to 15.97PB in storage capacity.
Reliable: Offers the highest level of data assurance, with several levels of parity protection, global spare drives, redundant power, hot spares, and intelligent drive rebuild.

About Spectra Tape Libraries:

Affordable and Flexible: From small and midsize establishments to large Fortune 50 corporations and government entities, Spectra’s comprehensive tape library family scales from 1TB to 2.53EB.
Reliable: Trusted for decades by many of the world’s most recognized organizations, Spectra libraries protect and preserve a vast amount of the world’s data.
Compatible: Integrates with most major backup and archive solutions. Innovative: Spectra Logic has been focused on innovation in storage systems and solutions for more than 40 years. Since its first tape library in 1995, Spectra has built the most rugged, reliable tape systems in the industry.

About StorMagic ARQvault:

ARQvault is a collection of vaults creating a federated repository. ARQvault software combines different and distributed storage resources into an integrated system shared across the network. Vaults consist of a server, storage and ARQvault software.
ARQvault is active. Secondary storage, such as LTO tape libraries and Sony optical systems, cloud storage, and even offline storage are all an active part of the repository. ARQvault knows where all the data is and can actively seek, find and retrieve any data in real time.
ARQvault is intelligent. ARQvault uses policies to automatically move data to different storage tiers and creates low-resolution proxies of high-resolution video, audio and image files for fast retrieval. The use of metadata and customizable fields and integration with analytics packages provides for rich data analysis and discovery of new relationships and business assets.

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