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Learn about Tape Storage Technology

Learn about Tape Storage Technology

Dell Storage

Dell Storage Products

Overview
Storage Area Network
Network Attached Storage
Disk Storage Arrays
Disk Backup
Tape Automation
Tape Drives and Rack Enclosures

Storage Technology Topics

Disk Storage
Challenges
Architectures
Enterprise Drives
Protection with RAID
Tape Storage
Why Tape Storage
Challenges
Drive Interfaces
Technology Formats
Beyond Tape Storage for Enhanced Protection
Tape Backup tips

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Tape Storage from Dell

No other company knows more about protecting information on Dell servers and disk storage arrays—than Dell. Direct feedback from customers--fueled by the Dell direct model--drives the design and development of a broad range of tape storage products for organizations of all sizes. Dell introduces wide-scale innovation into its product portfolio through a combination of internal research and development and through collaborative partnerships with industry recognized leaders in tape storage. Dell tests and validates best-of-breed technologies to offer an integrated solution set from the application to the underlying infrastructure. Upon consulting with you to understand your operational objectives, Dell can design and deploy an appropriate tape storage solution and become a primary contact to assist you with your enterprise applications and information.

Why tape for your Storage needs?


Tape Storage Challenges
For nearly all businesses and institutions around the world, storing backup information on tape media is as fundamental as storing active information on disk storage. As storage capacities grow at alarming rates, tape backup can become costly and overly complicated. Are you experiencing issues related to backup and recovery?

Tape Storage Drive Interfaces
Tapes are tapes, right? Not necessarily. Beyond capacity, tape storage technology varies with respect to performance and reliability. Smart organizations use their knowledge of tape drive technology to align the appropriate level of responsiveness with the value of the information stored. Are you using the appropriate tape storage technology?

Tape Storage Technology Formats
With so many options from which to choose, tape technology can be selected to match the unique needs of virtually any environment. While the time it takes to backup information–and recover it if lost– is an important dynamic, determinant factors in the right tape technology decision equate to capacity, compatibility, or cost. Which tape technology is right for you?

Beyond Tape Storage for Enhanced Protection
Backup to tape is the first– and last– line of defense against data loss, but it is hardly the only way to protect valuable information. Advancements in storage technology have enabled organizations to go beyond tape and augment existing backup strategies with new methods of data protection. Supplement and enhance your tape storage strategy.

Tape Backup Tips
Because it is better to be safe than sorry, here are some simple tips to help ensure the information you backup is protected and can be recovered. Learn more.

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