Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still Alive

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still AliveA Zombie Technology is one declared dead yet has Life after Death such as Tape which is still alive.Image via StorageIO.com (licensed for use from Shutterstock.com) Tapes Evolving Role Sure we have heard for decade’s about the death of tape, and ...

Tape talk time (tape summit and tape is alive, for some)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Welcome to the tape summit resources and tape summit resources micro site with links for those who are interested in magnetic tape for backup, archive, BC, DR, big and little data tape ...

Have VTLs or VxLs become Zombies, Declared dead yet still alive?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Have you heard or read the reports and speculation that VTLs (Virtual Tape Libraries) are dead? It seems that in IT the all to popular trend is to declare something dead so that your new product or technology can have a chance of making it in to the ...

2010 and 2011 Trends, Perspectives and Predictions: More of the same?

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

2011 is not a typo, I figured that since Im getting caught up on some things, why not get a jump as well. Since 2009 went by so fast, and that Im finally getting around to doing an obligatory 2010 predictions post, lets take a look at both 2010 ...

March and Mileage Mania Wrap-up

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Today's flight to Santa Ana (SNA) Orange County California for an 18 hour visit marks my 3rd trip to the left coast in the past four weeks that started out with a trip to Los Angeles. The purpose of today's trip is to deliver a talk around Business Continuance ...

Did someone forget to tell Dell that Tape is dead?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Did someone forget to send a memo to Dell that magnetic tape is dead, or, perhaps pre-occupied with other activities? Maybe no body at Dell read the "virtual" or "fictional" memo that tape is dead?Ok, enough with the cynicism and joking around, tape is not dead (See recent Computerworld and ...

Tape Talk – Changing Role of Tape

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Here's a link to a new article over at Enterprise Storage Forum titled "The Changing Role of Tape" for those of you who still use or care to admit to using magnetic tape as part of your data protection (backup, BC, DR) and data preservation (e.g. archiving and compliance) ...