Data Storage

Server and Backup (RAID with LTO)

Posted on 08-03-2017, in Data Storage by Stuart

Thunderbolt RAID and LTO-7 Tape Archiving Solution for Digital Workflows Finally a simple all-in-one solution for your digital workflow. 1. Copy your camera cards / data to the high speed RAID 2. Edit your data stored on the 6x 2.5" HDDs or SSDs 3. Archive your raw data and finished projects to LTO tape. That's it. You have moved your data from all the small SD cards etc over to a server for post production and editing and have sa...

Lacie goes BIG Thunderbolt3

Posted on 18-01-2017, in Data Storage by Stuart

              LaCie® 12big Thunderbolt™ 3, a professional 12-bay desktop RAID storage unit designed by Neil Poulton. With up to 120TB of capacity, the breakthrough performance of Thunderbolt 3 and RAID 5/6, the LaCie 12big helps video professionals meet the data demands of 4/5/6K cameras. At up to 120TB, the LaCie 12big boasts a 50 percent higher capacity* than any other desktop d...

Big Data News Q2 2016

Posted on 18-05-2016, in Data Storage by Stuart

Welcome to Issue 3 of our quarterly newsletter. All the latest Data Storage technology news and products.                    ...

LTO-7

Posted on 26-04-2016, in Data Storage by Stuart

LTO-7 Ultrium Tape Drives for Data Protection and Retention LTO-7 tape drives deliver reliable data protection with huge capacity and performance at an affordable price. In addition, they use less power than LTO-5 drives, making a "greener" and more energy efficient solution. LTO is the best long term storage medium for data, with a shelf life of 30 years removable for...

Drobo – the first 64TB NAS system

Posted on 01-02-2016, in Data Storage by Stuart

DROBO LAUNCHES THE WORLD’S FIRST 64TB NAS WITH DATA AWARE TIERING DroboTM, the maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals launched the B810n hybrid storage system. Built on the award-winning BeyondRAIDTM technology, coupled with hybrid storage and innovative data aware tiering, the Drobo B810n is 5-times faster than its predecessor and delivers a level of automation and technical sophistication usually reserved for...

Data Storage : LTO tape vs RDX cartridge (Updated Dec2015)

Posted on 16-12-2015, in Data Storage by Stuart

We cannot avoid choice in today’s market. Whether it’s choosing a car, a phone, even a light bulb. This also applies to data storage. Choice is healthy, it brings options, price competition but also a higher degree of user confusion. I have lost count where due to choice I have ended up buying nothing. So this article is about helping to distinguish between two data storage devices. Retaining your data is an important facet for every busines...

LTO-6 – Why move ?

Posted on 03-08-2015, in Data Storage by Stuart

Backup Bundle Promotion Ask yourself. Is it time to upgrade your backup solution ?  We know your data is important. See the benefits of the latest LTO-6 generation : Large capacity to store data (up to 6.25TB per tape) Increased transfer speeds (up to 400mb/sec) LTFS functionality - drag and drop method for file sharing etc. Read & Write to LTO-5 and 6 tapes, Read LTO-4 tapes. Prices are decreasing for the LTO-6 t...

4TB LaCie Rugged RAID

Posted on 01-07-2015, in Data Storage by Stuart

The Wait is Finally Over! 4TB Rugged RAID is Now Shipping. The 4TB LaCie® Rugged RAID, one of the toughest all-terrain mobile storage devices on the market, is now available from ImageStore Limited. Packing twice the speed and capacity of a standard mobile hard drive in its compact design, the LaCie Rugged features: 4TB of storage (the equivalent of thirty 128 GB memory cards) • Thunderbolt™ and USB 3.0 for speeds of up to 240...

Latest news from the Tape Storage Council

Posted on 30-01-2015, in Data Storage by Stuart

The Tape Storage Council, which includes representatives of BDT, Crossroads Systems, Fujifilm, HP, IBM, Imation, Iron Mountain, Oracle, Overland Storage, Qualstar, Quantum, REB Storage Systems, Recall, Spectra Logic, Tandberg Data and XpresspaX has issued the following memo to highlight the current trends, usages and technology innovations occurring within the tape storage industry. Abstract For the past decade, the tape industry has been re-a...