Tape drives are a means of recording data on magnetic tape. Tape drives are used for mass storage of data from hard drives and are one of the tools that can be used to satisfy corporate and regulatory storage requirements. Tape drives can be used to back up individual computers or in concert with optical disks. There are several protocols by which tape drives can be connected with the computer. Tape drives are a well-understood technology and are considered stable and economically prudent.
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What's been lacking in all-flash arrays are many of the features and functions that accompany traditional storage environments — tools like deduplication, compression and snapshots. Nimbus Data is hoping to rectify the situation with the new Gemini system.More >
Proper utilization requires adjustments to both hardware and software resources, even down to the application level. Shirish Jamthe of PCIe flash specialist Virident Systems argues that effective due diligence is the only way to determine what type of flash is warranted, or whether it is needed at all.More >
Software-defined networking has caught on among the VMwares and Ciscos of the world, but some firms are already looking to fine-tune that definition with developments like software-defined storage networking.More >
You can rapidly deploy scalable applications in the cloud by leveraging the key features of flexibility, scalability and on-demand resources.More >