LTO
LTO Tapes Price increase in July 2024

Fujifilm has announced a price adjustment for their LTO Ultrium data cartridges due to the rising costs of raw materials. Effective July 1, 2024, the price of Fujifilm's LTO Ultrium 9 Data Cartridges should have been increased by 15%. Additionally, older generation LTO-7 an...

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DEGAUSS
Degaussing vs shredding/destruction which one should you choose

Securing the destruction of data is essential to avoid potential data breaches from disposed media. Two primary methods for data destruction exist: degaussing and shredding, also referred to as physical destruction. We'll explore the key differences, benefits, drawbacks, and f...

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IBM Introduces 50TB Native tape in 3592 Format
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IBM Introduces 50TB Native tape in 3592 Format

IBM unveils 3592 Gen 7 Type F tape, featuring 50TB native capacity, the format's largest. Following Gen1 and Gen2 discontinuation, the tape is exclusive to TS1170 drive, departing from previous cross-gen compatibility. Unlike LTO, IBM highlights guaranteed storage. Tapes, resi...

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3592 TAPES
IBM 3592 Gen1 and Gen2 cartridge Discontinuation: Implications and Upgrade Options

In March, IBM made an important announcement regarding the discontinuation of the manufacturing of 3592 Gen 1 and Gen 2 Media. As a result, several tape cartridges have been discontinued as follows IBM 18P7534 - 3592 JA 300GB IBM 18P7538 - 3592 ...

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LTO ULTRIUM
Rise of LTO Tapes to 148.3 Exabytes shipped and future trends in Tapes

If you are following the storage business, you may have come across the news of a record-breaking 148.3 Exabyte of compressed capacity sold in LTO tapes this year, which is slightly higher compared to last year. You might also be aware of the less impressive sales numbers f...

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DEGAUSS
How to choose a Degausser - Key factors to consider

The process of Media Sanitization involves permanently erasing all information on storage media, such as HDDs, SSDs, and magnetic tapes, before they are discarded. Degaussing is one of the most popular ways to achieve this( other options being physical destruction and overw...

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HPE introduces new LTO tape part number Ending with AA

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) recently introduced a new part number for its LTO tapes that ends with double A instead of A Here is a list of all the new part numbers from HPE. There is no new part number for LTO-4 because HP has stopped production and the tapes can no lo...

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Thunderbolt3 interface on LTO drives for Media Professionals

Summary Conventional tape solutions have either SAS or FC connectivity and that keeps the Media companies from using them. Thunderbolt3 is The interface that the media companies are most familiar with, and the devices are Thunderbolt3 enabled. An Atto + Quantum Sol...

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Tape Media Labelling

Any LTO tape, Cleaner and Diagnostic media that is used with an autoloader or a library will have an LTO Label for identification of the tape. After identification , the tape is loaded and unloaded from the slots to tape drive for read/write. These LTO labels have hu...

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DEGAUSS
Degausser Media Compatibility - What can be degaussed

If you have a mix of media, e.g. hard drives, tape media and flash, SSD, there is no SINGLE device that can sanitize all of them. The reason is that a degausser can only wipe out magnetic media and has no effect on flash based media like SSDs.On the other hand, a physi...

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