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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Backup Basics. Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data is often the most important non-human asset that a company has. It represents the actual information and details behind the products and services that each company provides. If this data is lost, becomes corrupt, or is unavailable, it can have a major adverse effect on whether or not your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • Webcasts // May 2013

    On-demand Webcast - Next Generation Backup and Archive in a Cloud-Centric World

    Companies are generating more data than ever before, keeping it for longer periods of time, and using new ways to transform it into business value. This is putting more pressure on IT managers to rethink their data management approaches, especially Backup and Archive. CBS Interactive is proud to present...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    redIT Uses Scalar Tape Library for Private, Customizable Clouds

    Data center operator redIT crafts custom cloud services to address specific client needs. When disk backup alone proved to be inadequate, redIT installed a Quantum Scalar i500 intelligent tape library so it could better support clients’ backup, security, privacy, archiving, and compliance requirements.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Why Organizations Need LTO-6 Today

    For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called upon to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations. The recently introduced latest generation LTO-6...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    ESG Research Brief - Key Challenges in Data Storage

    ESG research recently investigated the top data storage challenges at midmarket and enterprise organizations. More than 400 IT and storage professionals ranked the importance of nineteen storage challenges, ranging from storing unstructured data and running out of physical storage space, to a lack of skilled storage staff and poor storage...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Quantum's N-Tier Architecture and Approach to Data Protection

    Quantum’s N-Tier architecture and approach to data protection is all about matching data value to storage costs over time - enabling our customers to maximize the value they get from their data over its entire lifecycle, while minimizing total cost of ownership. By using Quantum deduplication appliances for near-term data...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    When Traditional Data Protection Approaches for Virtual Environments Falls Short

    As server virtualization continues to make inroads into primary business applications, IT managers are experiencing the challenges that dynamic virtual environments can create. A recent study showed that nearly 1 in 2 IT managers are experiencing huge amounts of data growth associated with their virtual environment. This growth creates the...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Backup Basics - Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data Protection simplified - Find out about disk, tape, deduplication and virtualization. Are you responsible for making sure that the data on your company's network, servers or computers is safe and secure? Then this booklet is for you! This common-sense guide will assist you in selecting products that fit your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    VM Data Protection for Dummies

    VM Data Protection For Dummies is designed to help IT decision-makers figure out how to handle virtualization data protection in the most cost-effective and efficient way. In this book, you will learn in clear, concise language how virtualization changes an organization's backup needs, and how traditional backup solutions will, or...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data

    How do you manage unstructured data growth in the most cost-effective manner? What are the differences between backup and archive and which is the best policy for both? Discover how the combination of intelligent archiving and data preservation software - coupled with the latest high speed tape libraries, will give...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    BIG DATA: Managing Explosive Growth - The Importance of Tiered Storage

    Setting strategies to archive data in an automated, reliable, cost-effective way is emerging as the right approach for organizations in a wide variety of industries. Archiving older data so that it's automatically moved to less expensive storage media-such as cheaper disk or tape-frees up costly primary storage. That means as...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Demonstrating the Business Value of Deduplication for Data Protection

    Deduplication is a technology which dramatically improves IT economics by minimizing storage requirements, backup windows, and network bandwidth consumption in distributed enterprises and datacenter locations. Today deduplication is accelerating backup and recovery efficiency and driving down IT costs. This white paper looks at the business value of deduplication among Quantum...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data: How archiving is a vital tool as part of a data center cost savings exercise

    The data center needs to reduce its total cost of ownership (TCO) for its data retention infrastructure. It must contain costs, manage data growth, improve the data retention process, and make it more efficient. Unstructured data is often the core data asset in an organization's work flow and is inherent...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Save Time and Money with Quantum's Integrated Archiving Solution

    In a data-hungry world, an enterprise's archiving infrastructure has become mission-critical. Data-intensive industries, such as media and entertainment, government, life sciences, oil and gas, and satellite imaging, need economical ways to archive vast amounts of data-and to easily offer secure, high-performance access to that data when it's needed.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Making a Robust Media Archive

    Quantum is taking data integrity checking to the next level with the introduction of Extended Data Life Management (EDLM), which is ideal for professional media and entertainment environments. EDLM is a feature in the Scalar i6000's iLayer management software which enables users to create a policy that sets how often...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Extended Data Life Management

    As increasing amounts of data and content are getting stored over longer periods of time, how do you know the data will be available when needed? Are you confident that data that has sat untouched for years is still restorable? Quantum is taking long term-data protection to a new...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    The Evolving Data Storage Role for Tape

    'Why tape storage remains relevant' is the main topic of discussion in this whitepaper. Rather than becoming extinct, Greg Schulz argues, that the role of tape in data storage is evolving and complementary of other storage management methods. For example, disk-based data protection devices such as the Quantum DXi-Series provide...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Tape's evolving data storage role - Balancing Performance, Availability, Capacity, Energy for long-term data protection and retention

    There is no such thing as a data recession and no end in sight for the amount of data that will need to be stored and protected for longer periods of time. Organizations of all sizes are faced with a growing data footprint that results in more data to manage,...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Solutions for Encrypting Data on Tape: Considerations and Best Practices

    With companies storing data for longer periods of time to meet compliance regulations and business best practices, the inherent risk of a data breach is growing significantly. Data security breaches are becoming increasingly expensive for organizations, and a variety of industry analysts agree that the costs of such incidents will...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    An Architectural Overview of QNX

    This paper presents an architectural overview of the QNX operating system. QNX is an OS that provides applications with a fully network- and multiprocessor-distributed, realtime environment that delivers nearly the full, device-level performance of the underlying hardware. The OS architecture used to deliver this operating environment is that of a...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The ROI of Tape Consolidation

    This white paper shows how upgrading to LTO-5 technology and consolidating storage onto fewer tapes enables organizations to achieve a five-year return on investment (ROI) and a 17-month payback period.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Long Term Data Retention: Key Considerations

    Managing backup and recovery in today's environment is a multi-dimensional challenge with both near and long term business requirements. This technology brief provides key topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    HP LTO-5 8Gb Native Storage Networking Architecture

    An important component of Quantum's iLayer feature set in the Scalar tape libraries is the storage networking functionality, which provides advanced SAN connectivity functions. Historically, Quantum has provided this storage networking functionality in the Scalar i2000 and Scalar i500 libraries via a Fibre Channel I/O Blade; a Quantum-designed fibre switch...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Need a Long-Term Archive Solution? Quantum Adds LTO-5 to Scalar Tape Libraries

    Clipper Group's Analyst, David Reine, discusses long-term archive solutions, the role of tape in a modern data center and the importance of LTO-5 technology. He also reviews the advantages of the Scalar i6000 tape library, iLayer technology as well as the exclusive Quantum feature, iLayer MeDIA (Media Data Integrity Analysis).

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Value of iLayer Management: A Technical Brief

    Quantum developed the Scalar tape libraries with integrated iLayer management software that gives our tape libraries disk-like management features to boost backup reliability, reduce service calls, speed up issue resolution, and lower users' operating expenses.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Securing Data Stored On Tape With Encryption

    Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. With tens of millions of customer records compromised each year?many of them on backup tapes?businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity. Luckily, the data encryption capabilities built into every Quantum LTO-5 tape drive...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Taneja Group Technology Analysis - Quantum Goes Beyond Deduplication

    Data protection is the very foundation on top of which we have confidence in digital data, and protecting data takes no less than one of the most complex sets of features found in any storage solution. Taneja Group reviews Quantum's data protection offering and discovers Quantum is going beyond deduplication...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Organizations Need LTO-5 Today

    For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called on to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations. With a capacity to store 3TB...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Simplifying Entry-Level Backup & Recovery: Quantum Offers New Scalability for the SMB

    In this Clipper Group white paper, David Reine analyzes the specific backup needs and headaches in an SMB environment and discusses how data centers with limited staff can now create a state-of-the-art, working solution for their information storage needs.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Long-Term Data Protection and Retention: Finding the Correct Balance

    IT organizations of all sizes contend with a growing data footprint with more data to manage, protect and preserve for longer periods of time. Long-term data retention requires a combination of ultra-low cost, good performance during storage and retrieval, and reduced footprint in terms of power, cooling, floor-space and economics...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data De-duplication

    Data backup and recovery has witnessed continuous change with the arrival of data de-duplication and backup systems that are disk-based. Disk systems that are conventional are suitable for short retention along with recurrent access, while tapes are suitable for long retention with irregular access. Data duplication technology offers a similar...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Backup Basics - Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data Protection simplified - Find out about disk, tape, deduplication and virtualization. Are you responsible for making sure that the data on your company's network, servers or computers is safe and secure? Then this booklet is for you! This common-sense guide will assist you in selecting products that fit your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    VM Data Protection for Dummies

    VM Data Protection For Dummies is designed to help IT decision-makers figure out how to handle virtualization data protection in the most cost-effective and efficient way. In this book, you will learn in clear, concise language how virtualization changes an organization's backup needs, and how traditional backup solutions will, or...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data

    How do you manage unstructured data growth in the most cost-effective manner? What are the differences between backup and archive and which is the best policy for both? Discover how the combination of intelligent archiving and data preservation software - coupled with the latest high speed tape libraries, will give...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Taneja Group Technology Analysis - Quantum Goes Beyond Deduplication

    Data protection is the very foundation on top of which we have confidence in digital data, and protecting data takes no less than one of the most complex sets of features found in any storage solution. Taneja Group reviews Quantum's data protection offering and discovers Quantum is going beyond deduplication...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    The Evolving Data Storage Role for Tape

    'Why tape storage remains relevant' is the main topic of discussion in this whitepaper. Rather than becoming extinct, Greg Schulz argues, that the role of tape in data storage is evolving and complementary of other storage management methods. For example, disk-based data protection devices such as the Quantum DXi-Series provide...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    redIT Uses Scalar Tape Library for Private, Customizable Clouds

    Data center operator redIT crafts custom cloud services to address specific client needs. When disk backup alone proved to be inadequate, redIT installed a Quantum Scalar i500 intelligent tape library so it could better support clients’ backup, security, privacy, archiving, and compliance requirements.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Why Organizations Need LTO-6 Today

    For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called upon to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations. The recently introduced latest generation LTO-6...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Quantum's N-Tier Architecture and Approach to Data Protection

    Quantum’s N-Tier architecture and approach to data protection is all about matching data value to storage costs over time - enabling our customers to maximize the value they get from their data over its entire lifecycle, while minimizing total cost of ownership. By using Quantum deduplication appliances for near-term data...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    When Traditional Data Protection Approaches for Virtual Environments Falls Short

    As server virtualization continues to make inroads into primary business applications, IT managers are experiencing the challenges that dynamic virtual environments can create. A recent study showed that nearly 1 in 2 IT managers are experiencing huge amounts of data growth associated with their virtual environment. This growth creates the...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Demonstrating the Business Value of Deduplication for Data Protection

    Deduplication is a technology which dramatically improves IT economics by minimizing storage requirements, backup windows, and network bandwidth consumption in distributed enterprises and datacenter locations. Today deduplication is accelerating backup and recovery efficiency and driving down IT costs. This white paper looks at the business value of deduplication among Quantum...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    ESG Research Brief - Key Challenges in Data Storage

    ESG research recently investigated the top data storage challenges at midmarket and enterprise organizations. More than 400 IT and storage professionals ranked the importance of nineteen storage challenges, ranging from storing unstructured data and running out of physical storage space, to a lack of skilled storage staff and poor storage...

    Provided By Quantum

  • Webcasts // May 2013

    On-demand Webcast - Next Generation Backup and Archive in a Cloud-Centric World

    Companies are generating more data than ever before, keeping it for longer periods of time, and using new ways to transform it into business value. This is putting more pressure on IT managers to rethink their data management approaches, especially Backup and Archive. CBS Interactive is proud to present...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Backup Basics. Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data is often the most important non-human asset that a company has. It represents the actual information and details behind the products and services that each company provides. If this data is lost, becomes corrupt, or is unavailable, it can have a major adverse effect on whether or not your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Long Term Data Retention: Key Considerations

    Managing backup and recovery in today's environment is a multi-dimensional challenge with both near and long term business requirements. This technology brief provides key topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Organizations Need LTO-5 Today

    For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called on to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations. With a capacity to store 3TB...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Simplifying Entry-Level Backup & Recovery: Quantum Offers New Scalability for the SMB

    In this Clipper Group white paper, David Reine analyzes the specific backup needs and headaches in an SMB environment and discusses how data centers with limited staff can now create a state-of-the-art, working solution for their information storage needs.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Value of iLayer Management: A Technical Brief

    Quantum developed the Scalar tape libraries with integrated iLayer management software that gives our tape libraries disk-like management features to boost backup reliability, reduce service calls, speed up issue resolution, and lower users' operating expenses.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Need a Long-Term Archive Solution? Quantum Adds LTO-5 to Scalar Tape Libraries

    Clipper Group's Analyst, David Reine, discusses long-term archive solutions, the role of tape in a modern data center and the importance of LTO-5 technology. He also reviews the advantages of the Scalar i6000 tape library, iLayer technology as well as the exclusive Quantum feature, iLayer MeDIA (Media Data Integrity Analysis).

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    HP LTO-5 8Gb Native Storage Networking Architecture

    An important component of Quantum's iLayer feature set in the Scalar tape libraries is the storage networking functionality, which provides advanced SAN connectivity functions. Historically, Quantum has provided this storage networking functionality in the Scalar i2000 and Scalar i500 libraries via a Fibre Channel I/O Blade; a Quantum-designed fibre switch...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Long-Term Data Protection and Retention: Finding the Correct Balance

    IT organizations of all sizes contend with a growing data footprint with more data to manage, protect and preserve for longer periods of time. Long-term data retention requires a combination of ultra-low cost, good performance during storage and retrieval, and reduced footprint in terms of power, cooling, floor-space and economics...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Securing Data Stored On Tape With Encryption

    Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. With tens of millions of customer records compromised each year?many of them on backup tapes?businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity. Luckily, the data encryption capabilities built into every Quantum LTO-5 tape drive...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Solutions for Encrypting Data on Tape: Considerations and Best Practices

    With companies storing data for longer periods of time to meet compliance regulations and business best practices, the inherent risk of a data breach is growing significantly. Data security breaches are becoming increasingly expensive for organizations, and a variety of industry analysts agree that the costs of such incidents will...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Tape's evolving data storage role - Balancing Performance, Availability, Capacity, Energy for long-term data protection and retention

    There is no such thing as a data recession and no end in sight for the amount of data that will need to be stored and protected for longer periods of time. Organizations of all sizes are faced with a growing data footprint that results in more data to manage,...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The ROI of Tape Consolidation

    This white paper shows how upgrading to LTO-5 technology and consolidating storage onto fewer tapes enables organizations to achieve a five-year return on investment (ROI) and a 17-month payback period.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Extended Data Life Management

    As increasing amounts of data and content are getting stored over longer periods of time, how do you know the data will be available when needed? Are you confident that data that has sat untouched for years is still restorable? Quantum is taking long term-data protection to a new...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data: How archiving is a vital tool as part of a data center cost savings exercise

    The data center needs to reduce its total cost of ownership (TCO) for its data retention infrastructure. It must contain costs, manage data growth, improve the data retention process, and make it more efficient. Unstructured data is often the core data asset in an organization's work flow and is inherent...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Save Time and Money with Quantum's Integrated Archiving Solution

    In a data-hungry world, an enterprise's archiving infrastructure has become mission-critical. Data-intensive industries, such as media and entertainment, government, life sciences, oil and gas, and satellite imaging, need economical ways to archive vast amounts of data-and to easily offer secure, high-performance access to that data when it's needed.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Making a Robust Media Archive

    Quantum is taking data integrity checking to the next level with the introduction of Extended Data Life Management (EDLM), which is ideal for professional media and entertainment environments. EDLM is a feature in the Scalar i6000's iLayer management software which enables users to create a policy that sets how often...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    BIG DATA: Managing Explosive Growth - The Importance of Tiered Storage

    Setting strategies to archive data in an automated, reliable, cost-effective way is emerging as the right approach for organizations in a wide variety of industries. Archiving older data so that it's automatically moved to less expensive storage media-such as cheaper disk or tape-frees up costly primary storage. That means as...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data De-duplication

    Data backup and recovery has witnessed continuous change with the arrival of data de-duplication and backup systems that are disk-based. Disk systems that are conventional are suitable for short retention along with recurrent access, while tapes are suitable for long retention with irregular access. Data duplication technology offers a similar...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    An Architectural Overview of QNX

    This paper presents an architectural overview of the QNX operating system. QNX is an OS that provides applications with a fully network- and multiprocessor-distributed, realtime environment that delivers nearly the full, device-level performance of the underlying hardware. The OS architecture used to deliver this operating environment is that of a...

    Provided By Quantum