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Backup encryption to tape

By StorageGeek ·
Many of us in the storage side of IT are facing a new challenge with tapes falling off trucks and new legislation requiring the protection of the data contained within.

I thought I would start a topic related to encrypting tape backups and get others to join in with their experiences and lessons learned.

Currently I;m working on such a project and have looked at hardware solutions from Decru, NeoScale and Kasten Chase and software solutions from Veritas ( my current gig is a Veritas..Symantec.. shop), PGP and IBM's Encryption Facility (IEF).

From left field I have Falconstor's VTL with tape encryption option and so on.

Anyone want to share their trial and tribulations feel free to jump in!

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VTL solution in lieu of Falconstore

by carlosreyes2k In reply to Backup encryption to tape

Check out Sepaton's VTL solution.
It's a good one with a lot of emulations.
Back up apps just think it's another tape system.

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