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The Future of Tape Media

Posted on 04-05-2017, in Uncategorized by Stuart

FujiFilm have written a good in-depth article on the future of LTO tape and it's major role in data storage for all business's : The Future of Tape Media  ...

SagePay – making payments easier

Posted on 06-12-2016, in Uncategorized by Stuart

Ordering just got easier with ImageStore. one time registration save details when checking out  (via the secure SagePay system) for future purchases only your CV2 code is required Single click checkout with no loss of security. *To implement this tick the Save Card Details for future use box when you checkout. *You are also not obligated to use this function when purchasing with Imagestore. As well as all major Card paym...

LaCie Rugged RAID

Posted on 24-03-2015, in Uncategorized by Stuart

The Award Winning LaCie Rugged RAID just got better... .... with 2 internal Hard Drives, a total capacity of 4 TB of ultra-resistant, go-anywhere storage with 240mb/s sustained performance. Never again worry about dropping your coffee or driving over your valuable data. The Rugged RAID will keep it safe. About the Rugged RAID In case you haven’t heard, the Rugged RAID delivers a game-changing blend of PC and Mac® compatibility,...

Tape Data Storage guide

Posted on 24-02-2015, in Uncategorized by Stuart

It’s a foolish data storage professional who considers that tape isn’t worth paying attention to. The fact of the matter is that tape continues to be the medium of choice for the bulk of stored data and its usage is growing. As a sign of the health of tape, storage players such as, Oracle, IBM, Sony, Quantum, Fujifilm and HP have all announced new tape products in recent months. Here are some of the highlights. Oracle Oracle has released t...

Disk Storage Solutions from Infortrend

Posted on 21-01-2015, in Uncategorized by Stuart

Infotrend brings you reliability, performance, and cost efficiency. At ImageStore we have begun to move all our Broadcast and Media customers over to the Infortrend EonNAS.    We have seen a lot more block level unified use of NAS in the Media environment simply using the NAS as an iSCSI target often to store media files and films while sharing the data over the network allowing excellent integration and versatility as a unified platform...

Thunderbolt LTO 6 mTape

Posted on 11-11-2014, in Uncategorized by Stuart

Latest article in the Film & Video magazine : http://www.4rfv.co.uk/industrynews/189439/image_store_looking_at_long_term_data_archiving Image Store: Looking At Long-Term Data Archiving If you are storing data on hard disks for the long-term, you WILL lose data. You need a Plan B. In this article we look at LTO tape which is low cost, reliable and has a guaranteed life of over 30 years. Archiving with tape is not just about speed or...

Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Posted on 11-06-2014, in Uncategorized by Stuart

Growing business? More and more resources being used up with media files and other like minded data rich components. Is your IT structure out of date but the thought of replacing it confuses the IT guy, do you have one? and frightens the Finance manager. Then maybe it's time to take a look at a NAS solution for your business needs. NAS is all things good for a SMB and will meet your expectations. NAS is a shared storage on a network infrast...

Tape cleaning – looking after your data.

Posted on 31-03-2014, in Uncategorized by Stuart

Looking after your data is vital. This is why solutions are sought after, back ups performed, duplicated, for that day you hope will never arrive.  The main point here is that your data is important. You have taken the time and commitment to look after it, therefore, it is important to take care of the peripherals that look after your data. Tape drives, as sophisticated as they are,  do not look after themselves fully. The tape and the t...

Tape Storage for Mac Users

Posted on 10-12-2013, in Uncategorized by Stuart

We are seeing more and more Mac users looking into the different options available today for their data storage solutions. LTO tape is a serious contender with its reliability, versatility and cost effectiveness. With many users in high end data consumption (in excess of 1TB daily/weekly), speed and ease of storage also come into play. Bundles are now available so that users can buy all that is needed without shopping around for additional pa...