Spectra Logic, a specialist in deep data storage, has announced Spectra TFinity ExaScale Edition — the world’s largest tape storage system designed to address the needs of organizations with exponential data growth, such as those in media and entertainment.
Spectra Logic said the TFinity ExaScale Edition provides performance, reliability and flexibility at a lower price point, for long-term data retention with a smaller storage footprint.
It is the first tri-media tape library compatible with LTO drives and media, TS1150 tape technology and Oracle’s StorageTek T10000D, T10000C, T10000B and T10000A enterprise tape drive technology.
The technology, the company said, provides the flexibility to integrate LTO or enterprise tape technology media at the lowest price per gigabyte. Organizations now have the ability to switch vendors, if needed, and migrate existing data to their technology of choice.
TFinity addresses storage for groups that require long-term retention of massive amounts of data at a lower cost, such as media and entertainment companies with large content libraries.
“Organizations that produce massive amounts of data continually face the greatest storage challenge of our time: managing growth without complexity or cost. Tape is still the simplest, most cost effective, energy efficient storage media available,” said Matt Starr, chief technology officer, Spectra Logic.
“While the C-Suite grapples with challenges around reliability, physical size and costs related to data, Spectra TFinity ExaScale Edition addresses all of these concerns. It is truly the ‘total package’ and the top of the line tape product from Spectra Logic.”
Spectra TFinity ExaScale Edition is the world’s largest single storage system and the world’s largest storage complex, offering unsurpassed storage density and the smallest footprint that delivers a 50 percent reduction in data center floor space through a highly efficient three-dimensional library design instead of slots, and TeraPack containers in place of individual cartridges.
You might also like...
NASCAR Productions, based in Charlotte NC, prides itself on maintaining one of the most technically advanced content creation organizations in the country. It’s responsible for providing content, graphics and other show elements to broadcasters (mainly Fox and NBC), as w…
Ground breaking advances in storage technology are paving the way to empower broadcasters to fully utilize IT storage systems. Taking advantage of state-of-the-art machine learning techniques, IT innovators now deliver storage systems that are more resilient, flexible, and reliable than…
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made its mark on IT and is rapidly advancing into mainstream broadcasting. By employing AI methodologies, specifically machine learning, broadcasters can benefit greatly from the advances in IT infrastructure innovation and advanced storage designs.
As the IP revolution continues to gain momentum and more broadcast facilities take advantage of the fantastic and unprecedented opportunities IT delivers, administrators and system designers must master the complex aspects of data storage.
Broadcast systems are renowned for their high speed and high capacity data demands. Up to recently, they relied on bespoke hardware solutions to deliver the infrastructure required for live real-time uncompressed video. But new advances in IT data storage have…