On-Prem Glacier

Spectra Logic Extends
NetApp StorageGRID with
Object-Based Tape Tier


Spectra Logic's object-based tape technology seamlessly integrates with NetApp StorageGRID, providing a secure, scalable, and cost-effective solution for long-term data storage in hybrid cloud environments. The validated solution leverages S3 Standard & Amazon S3 Glacier protocols with object-based tape to create a cold storage tier on premises that ensures faster access to data and provides significant cost savings - up to 66% less than public cloud storage.

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BOULDER, Colo. February 6, 2024 – Spectra Logic®, a global leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced it has validated its On-Prem Glacier solutions for deployment in NetApp StorageGRID® object-based storage environments. The new combination creates a hybrid cloud storage infrastructure optimized for preserving large amounts of data over extended periods of time. With this solution, inactive data may be tiered to object-based tape storage, providing greater scalability, robust security and substantial cost savings compared to public cloud options.

Key takeaways:

  • Spectra On-Prem Glacier extends NetApp StorageGRID with a cold storage tier configured with object-based tape for scalability and security.
  • It bolsters cybersecurity initiatives, improving ransomware resiliency with air gap protection, while offering data encryption in flight and at rest.
  • Delivers better performance, ensuring data can be accessed in seconds or minutes rather than hours or days when compared to cold cloud tiers.
  • On top of all these operational benefits, On-Prem Glacier offers significant cost savings - up to 66% less than public cloud.

The validated solution is available today through more than 50 VARs worldwide.