Tape Drives

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Transcoding Playout Server suits video-on-demand applications.

September 4, 2014

With 1 TB capacity, 50-channel IP Grooming Server™ streams multiple video and audio files from onboard hard drive, with scheduled playlists. Unit stores transport streams, then grooms them by transcoding streams to H.264 and/or scaling video to different locations. Linux®-based system outputs up to 50 streams simultaneously, with different bit rates and wrappers for each stream. Input of stored content typically arrives via FTP file transfer, and files to be played are stored on server. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ingest Back-Up System supports broadcast production.

April 9, 2014

Engineered to streamline workflows for news departments and live production applications, FIFOPro™ continually records and archives multiple HD-SDI feeds on rolling first-in/first-out basis, retaining content for 72 hr before deleting it. Data is automatically recorded in edit-ready AVCi 50 format along with metadata, including channel, date, and time. If original content is lost/damaged, user can find and access stored media via web browser and export selected clips to folder for editing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Backup Appliances target SMBs.

July 5, 2013

Delivering all-in-one backup and disaster recovery solution for small- and medium-sized businesses, fourth-generation WD Arkeia™ Backup Appliances include R120s and R220s, which integrate dual-core Atom and quad-core Xeon processors, respectively. Units feature integrated LTO5 tape drives and memory up to 96 GB to accelerate data backup/recovery speeds of files and disk images. Raw capacity ranges up to 48 TB, configured in RAID-6. Bundled WD Arkeia v10.1 software supports hybrid cloud backups. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Video Storage Appliance uses linear tape file system.

April 11, 2012

Using network connection, Model LTS-50 archives media files to LTO-5 high-capacity tape, regardless of file format. Linear Tape File System records video and enables reading/writing of files from PC via FTP. Model LTS-50 is suited for data backup that does not require video I/O, as well as archives of nonlinear editing materials that will be reused. With installation of external LTO drive, Model LTS-50 can create original and duplicate copies. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Video Archive Recorder supports LTO-5 technology.

April 21, 2010

Equipped with MPEG-2 codec, Model LTR-100HS features file-based storage system architecture. LTO-5 tape cartridges can store approximately 50 hours of programming recorded at 50 Mbps. Featuring half-rack design, recorder also includes LTO-5 drive, 2 TB hard drive, HD/SD-SDI I/O, and LCD monitor, as well as front panel playback controls, RS-422, gigabit Ethernet interface, and USB 2.0 interface. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

Data Storage Product Services help keep data center running.

March 15, 2010

When data center problems occur, Advance Exchange Program ensures backup system is performing again with minimal downtime. Service provides same day shipment of replacement products, including tape drives, autoloaders, libraries, and hard drives. Consultation with technicians will offer solution for any issues surrounding replacement or repair of defective systems. Diagnostics, disassembly of unit, inspection, replacement of marginal components, and testing are also available. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Automation Solutions support SAS, LTO-4 HH tape drives.

July 23, 2008

ARCvault(TM) 12 value-line autoloader, ARCvault 24 rack-optimized library, and ARCvault 48 high-capacity tape library are available with Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interfaces for seamless compatibility with SAS-connected servers. Combining standardization of parallel SCSI with connectivity of Fibre Channel, entry-level tape automation solutions promote efficiency and reliability. Products are used for backup, recovery, and archiving and also support LTO-4 HH SCSI technology. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software

Software offers centralized tape backup management.

March 13, 2008

Available on Linux, Windows, and UNIX for use with all editions of Oracle Database 11g and 10g, Oracle® Secure Backup v10.2 provides policy-based encryption at domain, host, backup, or tape level using AES128, AES192, or AES256 encryption algorithms, as well as automated management of all encryption keys associated with tape backups. Software automates tape management per user-defined policies throughout its life cycle from creation, expiration, to reuse. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Half-Height Tape Drive provides 800 GB native capacity.

January 25, 2008

With transfer rates up to 432 GB/hr, Model LTO-4 HH is suited for midrange and enterprise customers concerned about disaster recovery and companies seeking backup for remote offices. Unit includes Green Mode feature, which reduces power consumption by shutting off power to components inside drive when idling or on standby. For security, drive features AES 256-bit native encryption, WORM cartridge support, and SmartVerify(TM), which concurrently verifies all data written to tape. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

Service provides backup tape liability management.

October 12, 2007

With Backup Tape Liability Management Service, corporations can identify, de-duplicate, and possibly reduce data on stored backup tapes. Tapes containing data applicable to corporations' retention criteria can be returned to client or consolidated on high-capacity media, while tapes not meeting criteria can be destroyed using defensible process. Information gained from resulting reports may be used to address Rules 26(a)(1) and 26(f) of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Backup and Recovery Appliance offers hardware compression.

September 19, 2007

Offering up to 27 TB raw data capacity (compressible to 45 TB virtual tape capacity), REO(TM) 4500c disk-based backup, recovery, and VTL appliance delivers dual 4 Gbps FC and iSCSI host connectivity. It can be used in conjunction with Dynamic Virtual Tape(TM) technology, which features intelligent provisioning for optimizing virtual and physical tape cartridge capacity utilization. Up to 6 VTLs, 32 virtual tape drives, and up to 512 virtual cartridges provide configuration flexibility. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Entry-Level Tape Library offers multiple interface types.

September 18, 2007

Suited for small- to medium-sized storage environments, Scalar® 50 scales from 38 slots up to 76 slots by adding one module to meet challenge of unforeseen data growth. Solution integrates with disk systems and supports disk-to-disk-to-tape data protection strategies. In addition to leveraging StorageCare(TM) Vision data management and reporting solution, library offers support for full- or half-height tape drive formats and operates in direct-attach and SAN environments. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Video Autoloader is offered on LTO-3 tape drive platform.

September 12, 2007

Offering up to 6.4 Tb of removable, networked storage for video professionals, SuperLoader(TM) 3A features tape-based file system and network-attached storage that is MXF-aware. Solution accommodates 1 or 2 magazines, each holding 8 data cartridges, in 2U rack-mount enclosure. Individual tapes can be loaded or removed from front slot, and magazines can be removed for bulk loading, unloading, or shelf storage. Additional features are Gigabit Ethernet interface and built-in FTP server. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive stores up to 160 GB on single cartridge.

August 27, 2007

Available as both internal and external tape drive, Freecom DAT 160 is suitable for small to medium businesses and enterprise work groups. Drive is available with USB 2.0 or legacy Ultra SCSI-3 interfaces, and comes in 5.25 in. half-height form factor. Features include 49.7 GB transfer speed and read/write compatibility with DAT-72 and DDS-4 devices. Unit has storage and operating temperature ranges of -40 to 158°F and 41 to 104°F, respectively. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive features built-in data encryption.

August 17, 2007

Providing dual interlaced Triple DES data encryption, Q3i tape drive allows read capabilities for LTO 1, 2, and 3 media and write/encryption capabilities for LTO 2 and 3 media. It is available with SCSI LVD, SCSI HVD, iSCSI, or Fibre interface to allow connection and utilization on variety of host platforms. Featuring up to 800 GB compression capacity, unit splits data into 2 streams, each encrypted separately using 112-bit encryption. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

D2D VTL Appliance promotes reliable backup and recovery.

July 31, 2007

Drop-in, disk-to-disk (D2D) virtual tape library (VTL) appliance, REO(TM) 4500, helps solve complex backup challenges while facilitating near-instantaneous data recovery. Along with 27 TB raw data capacity, solution supports SAS RAID controller, dual 4 Gbps FC and iSCSI host connectivity, as well as secure Web-based management. User-definable VTL offers RAID 5 protection and up to 6 library partitions, 32 virtual tape drives, and 512 virtual cartridges. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Storage Appliance features up to 66 TB of raw data capacity.

July 26, 2007

Designed for SMBs and distributed enterprises, REO(TM) 9100 disk-based VTL appliance includes Dynamic Virtual Tape(TM) technology that provides provisioning for optimized capacity utilization of both virtual/physical tape cartridges. It comes with dual 3Ware SATA RAID controllers, multiple 4 Gbps Fibre Channel or iSCSI host connectivity, and RAID 5 protection. Features include user-definable VTL with up to 32 virtual tape drives, up to 180 virtual cartridges, and up to 4 library partitions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive offers AES 256-bit native encryption.

July 26, 2007

Model LTO-4 secures and protects business-critical data, offers 800 GB capacity, and reaches native performance levels of up to 120 Mbps. It prevents data stored on tape media from being accessed by unauthorized parties. Product ensures forward and backward compatibility, as well as interchangeability across manufacturers. LTO-4 tape carries its own file system directory, allowing direct drag-and-drop access by applications and operating systems. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Backup System offers de-duplication and replication.

July 9, 2007

With scalable capacity up to 240 TB and performance up to 8 TB/hr, disk-based DXi7500 can serve as secure core repository for centralizing backup and disaster recovery from multiple distributed sites. Policy-based de-duplication offers in-line or post-process functionality based on requirements of each backup job. System offers option of integrated tape creation, allowing removable media to be written outside backup window without using media server or data center's SAN. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Library supports 38 Tb storage in 4U form factor.

May 16, 2007

Designed for backup, recovery, and archive applications, ARCvault(TM) 48 tape automation solution features 48 cartridge slots, up to 4 LTO-3 tape drives, as well as SCSI and Fibre Channel connectivity. Library partitioning support enables use across multiple platforms and applications, while touchscreen front panel facilitates set-up and configuration. Along with standard remote management, features include Automatic Drive Interface, removable magazines, and bar code management. Read More