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Tape Drive Technology Comparison

Blast from the past: originally published November 15th 2000. Backup should be a key component of any computer user’s routine. No matter what we do with our computer, there are files you don’t want to lose. The only way to…

adic FastStor2

Blast from the past: originally published June 25th 2005. Tape libraries are not new to the industry, but entry-level rackmount units can fit the small to medium enterprise bill. I recently had the opportunity to install and experience an adic FastStor…

HP SureStore DAT40

Tape backup; boring, uneventful, necessary.  Nothing splashy or exciting about the oldest backup medium.  Why is it still in use? Tape is reliable, relatively inexpensive and gets the job done.  Most businesses running a server use a tape drive for…