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Potential Record Capacity of 330TB on Tape Cartridge by Sony With Areal Density of 201Gb/in²
Using IBM newly R/W heads, advanced servo control technologies and signal-processing algorithms
2017.08.08 | Press Release | [with our comments]
IBM TS4300 LTO Tape Library
Maximum of 1.6PB with LTO-7
2017.08.02 | Press Release
Tape Might Blow Away HDDs
Predicts FujiFilm.
2017.08.01 | In Brief
R&D: Wear-Durable Protective Overcoats for Functional Tape Heads
Feasibility of ultrathin bi-layer SiNx/C overcoats for functional tape heads is investigated.
2017.07.14 | Press Release
BDT Storage License Key Management Interoperability Protocol Technology From Cryptsoft
To get encryption capability throughout tape product range
2017.07.05 | Press Release
FujiFilm Assigned Patent
Recording tape cartridge
2017.07.03 | In Brief
IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition V1.2.4 With Improved Capacity
And management for large-scale cloud
2017.06.09 | Press Release
Group 47 Assigned Patent
Digital optical tape storage system
2017.05.19 | In Brief
IBM TS1155 Tape Drive for TS4500 Tape Library With Record of 15TB
With proprietary JD media (not LTO up to 6TB))
2017.05.16 | Press Release
Sony Files Complaint Regarding Certain Magnetic Tape Cartridges
Vs. Fujifilm
2017.05.05 | In Brief
Tape Value Proposition Compelling
According to advocacy of Tape Storage Council
2017.04.17 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Nineteen Patents
Reliable data reading with data set screening by error injection, magnetic head and system having offset arrays, tape-managed partition support for effective workload allocation and space management, asynchronous tape backup and restore from tape backup in disk storage environment, linear recording device, efficient multichannel data format using variable-length headers, columnar storage on tape partition, magnetic head and system having offset arrays, iterative decode and post-decode microcode cut and paste optimization, microcode data recovery strategies for use of iterative decode, miniskirt tape head having quasi-statically tilted transducer arrays, tape head with write pole having multiple layers superimposed, reconstructive error recovery procedure, controlling lateral position of tape head of magnetic tape drive, servo compensation control in vibration environment, durable coating for magnetic tape recording media, magnetic tape servo format, tape header format, detecting and compensating for external vibration in tape drive
2017.04.10 | In Brief
FujiFilm Assigned Patent
Magnetic tape
2017.04.07 | In Brief
Economic Value of LTO Tape for Long-term Data Retention
White paper by Enterprise Strategy Group
2017.03.15 | Press Release
Testing of LTO-7 Drives by SSG-NOW
With backward compatibility with LTO-5, LTO-6 and LTFS capability
2017.03.13 | Press Release
Post Production Houses Increase Demand for LTO Tapes
Compared to last year
2017.02.09 | Press Release
Anwendung des LTFS Tapes für aktive Archivierung von StrongBox German
NAS-Verbindung zu fast allen Tape Libraries
2017.02.08 | Press Release
Index Engines Helps Enterprisers Migrate Long Term Retention Data on Backup Tapes to AWS
Eliminating need for legacy backup software
2017.02.07 | Press Release
Tape Not Lowest Priced Storage Technology
As said vendors and some analysts, but not totally dead
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.01.31 | News
U.S. International Trade Commission Investigates Certain LTO Cartridges and Components
Based on complaint filed by Sony
2017.01.27 | Press Release
Storage Heaven: TapeMaster LTO Duplication Solution
Utilizing 6Gb SAS bandwidth
2017.01.23 | Press Release
Spectra Logic Adds Cryptsoft Key Management Interoperability Protocol
Across TFinity LTO tape library product line
2017.01.18 | Press Release
R&D: FujiFilm High-Density Recording Study on Particulate Magnetic Tape Using Barium Ferrite Magnetic Particles
Tape areal density of 123 Gb/inch2, corresponding to cartridge capacity of 220TB
2017.01.16 | Press Release
Sony Takes on Fujifilm in Magnetic Tape Patent Suit
Used in equipment including cassette tapes, floppy disks and videos
2016.12.27 | In Brief
Mini-SAS HD to Mini-SAS Cables for IBM LTO Tape Autoloader and Libraries
TS2900, TS3100 and TS3200
2016.10.20 | Press Release
Quantum Scalar i6/i3 LTO-7 Libraries and StorNext AEL6
Scalar i3 starting at $8,500, Scalar i6 (up to 12PB) at $25,000, StorNext AEL6 at $42,500
2016.10.18 | Press Release
IBM Research: Product Codes for Storage on Tape
Burst-error-correction capability of 2D and 3D product codewords recorded on tape is analyzed as function of track rotation, linear density, and ECC parameters.
2016.10.14 | Press Release
NEC Assigned Patent
Library device and control
2016.09.29 | In Brief
IBM Assigned Eight Patents
Detecting tampering of data in tape drive, and file system, high resolution tape directory, stored at end of data in index partition,optimum tape layout selection for improved error correction capability, write procedure using estimated best setting in first run, slim profile, rear docking tape drive canister, skew estimation for tape device, tape volume overwrite protection during error recovery, efficient elimination of access to data on writable storage media
2016.08.30 | In Brief
NEC Platforms Assigned Patent
Library device and control device
2016.08.08 | In Brief
IBM Assigned Nineteen Patents
Configuration of physical control unit to support multiple logical control units for different tape drives in mainframe native tape attachment storage system, efficiency of file synchronization in LTFS, dynamically controlling tape velocity, variable scoping capability for physical tape layout diagnostic structure of tape storage device, quasi-statically tilted head having offset reader/writer transducer pairs, tape recording head having non-parallel gaps and dissimilar transducer pitches, dual purpose tape write transducer, automated data storage library with target of opportunity recognition, index writing in LTFS, reducing total seek time for determining access sequence of data stored on tape, performing process for removal medium, servo control, recording medium having independent track for velocity, timing and/or longitudinal position, slim profile, rear docking tape drive canister, linear recording executing optimum writing upon receipt of series of commands including mixed R/W commands, erasing recorded data by utilizing R/W head, tape storage medium, miniskirt tape head having quasi-statically tilted transducer arrays, adapting to predicted changes in host transmission rates
2016.07.14 | In Brief
IBM TS7700 Integration With Cloud-Based Storage Solutions
And TS1150 tape drive now with up to 15TB media
2016.07.05 | Press Release
ACE Data Recovery Retrieving Data From LTO/DLT/Super DLT Tape
With TapeX Workshop software pack
2016.07.05 | Press Release
LTFS Becoming ISO/IEC 20919:2016 Standard
For larger long term tape applications
2016.06.13 | Press Release
FujiFilm Assigned Patent
Recording tape cartridge and brake member provided thereto
2016.06.09 | In Brief
Spectra Logic Assigned Patent
Dynamic WORM tape cartridge designation
2016.06.07 | In Brief
IBM TS1140 and TS1150 Tape Device Rackmount Kit With Two Drives
Support RoHS compliance in 2U or 3U.
2016.05.20 | Press Release
IBM TS4500 Tape Library Supports TS7700 Attachment
For mainframe connectivity, HA, capacity on-demand
2016.05.19 | Press Release
IBM TS7700 R4.0 Virtualized Tape Storage Delivers Faster Performance and Larger Capacity
With TS7760
2016.05.18 | Press Release
Hitachi Maxell Assigned Patent
Tape magnetic recording medium
2016.05.18 | In Brief
IBM TS3500 Tape Library Supports New TS7700 Switch Options
16Gb FC switches for attachment for up to 100PB of z System storage
2016.05.17 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Twelve Patents
Controlling data writing of tape drive, detecting servo pattern using data channel in tape drive, protecting sensitive device from corrosion, tape head assembly for LTO, writing multiple files simultaneously to tape, tape dimension compensation, coarse actuator positioning algorithm, low friction tape head, miniskirt tape head having quasi-statically tilted transducer arrays, abrasion test, tape drive buffer utilization, primary storage media with associated secondary storage media for efficient data management
2016.05.06 | In Brief
Spectra Logic TFinity ExaScale Edition Tape Library Up to 1EB
Compatible with LTO, IBM TS1150 and Oracle/StorageTek high-end tape technology
2016.04.29 | Press Release
Oracle Cloud Storage Options Enable DIVA Customers
To securely store, manage and retrieve rich media assets at $12,000/PB/year
2016.04.29 | Press Release
« Tape Still Used Quite a Bit for Backup. »
Said Fred Moore president, Horison Information Strategies
2016.03.30 | Press Release
actidata schnürt LTO-7 Starter-Paket German
7 LTO-Medien gratis beim Kauf eines Tape Automation Systems
2016.03.29 | Press Release
76,000PB LTO Compressed Capacity Shipped in 2015
Increase of 17.8% over prior year, but ...
2016.03.23 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Masstech Adds LTO-7 Support to MAM, Newsroom and Archiving Solutions
Compliant storage devices provides direct, native access to higher capacity and performance.
2016.03.03 | Press Release
IBM Assigned Fifteen Patents
On tapes
2016.03.01 | In Brief
Why We Still Use Magnetic Tapes in Business Today – Kroll Ontrack
Change from backup to archive medium
2016.02.16 | Press Release