Nearline Gateway

Simplify your digital preservation strategy with BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

Simple and Affordable Storage

Spectra BlackPearl Nearline Gateway solves the problem of costly and complex approaches to digital preservation. With support for a variety of storage targets, BlackPearl Nearline Gateway provides a simple and affordable solution and is designed for numerous concurrent workflows. By integrating Spectra DS3 with a range of certified clients and simple file movers, BlackPearl Nearline Gateway reduces the need for expensive third-party data movers.

Benefits of BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

Support for Multiple Storage Targets and Concurrent Workflows

  • BlackPearl Object Storage Disk can be implemented for instant access to all data
  • Public cloud storage can be configured as a storage target, for long-term retention and disaster recovery
  • Advanced policy management defines the storage target retention and number of copies
  • The RESTful interface automates the movement of large data sets to and from disk and tape storage

Multiple Integration Methods

  • BlackPearl RioBroker software acts as a data mover to speed file transfers, streamline workflows and scale out performance and capacity
  • Spectra DS3 enables third-party data management applications to seamlessly move data to and from disk and tape storage
  • API and SDK available for easy purpose-built integrations and to create the desired workflow for every organization

Secure Ransomware Resiliency

  • Secure on-premises storage that protects data from internal and external threats, tape provides offline air-gap copies of data
  • Multi-tenancy ensures data is isolated with restricted visibility
  • Encryption at rest and in-flight eliminates unintended data exposure

BlackPearl Nearline Gateway Use Cases


BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

advanced bucket management lets you place data where you want for as long as you want, delivering a policy-driven tiered storage solution.

Integration Methods

BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

API and SDK enable third-party data management applications to integrate with BlackPearl Nearline Gateway through the Spectra DS3 interface.

True Air-Gap

BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

When paired with an automated tape library, BlackPearl Nearline Gateway provides offline air gapped protection for additional security and ransomware resiliency.

M&E Production
MAM/PAM Integration

BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

Asset management integration has been a mainstay for BlackPearl Nearline Gateway. Tight integrations with major applications provide a turn-key solution for editing and production.

Storage Archive

BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

is an ideal alternative to tape and provides a nearline disk storage tier with instant access to long-term data.


BlackPearl Nearline Gateway

can be configured with both object storage disk and automated tape. Data staged on object storage disk provides fast access to data and tape provides storage for long-term retention.

BlackPearl Nearline Gateway Information

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