By David Fox June 2023 update notes: This updated version of this article, originally published in June 2022 contains updated prices for all cloud storage and LTO storage costs. Archiware P5 Data Mover has also been included since it was
Being at the front-line in the battle often fought between incoming media data and storage constraints, Archiware is well placed to share a few predictions around trends in the storage and management of data. Here we continue our annual analysis
What is the best way to archive video footage and media files? By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus 1. What Is a Media Archive System? A media archive system (MAS) is a collection of software and hardware designed to store and
By David Fox Information about prices and services in this article are correct as of June 2022. In this article we’ll compare costs and convenience of storing archive data on LTO tapes versus cloud storage from various popular vendors. Many
Being at the front-line in the battle often fought between incoming media data and storage constraints, Archiware is well placed to share a few predictions around trends in the storage and management of data. Based on feedback from our partners
From time to time, we are asked if P5 will copy/replicate individual files from a filesystem to a cloud object store, where one file is stored as one object. This seems a natural way to work, since cloud storage works
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus The most robust metadata that you can have is the file name. It can travel through different operating systems and file systems. The file name is the only metadata that is available all the time.
By David Fox For organisations of all sizes, hosting a centralised P5 server in the cloud allows backup of multiple sites/offices back to a secure, centrally managed resource. This provides greater flexibility compared with using a commercial hosted solution. The
By David Fox P5 Backup2Go is Archiware’s workstation backup product, it reads from the workstations disks and writes to a central disk-based repository. Here, many time-based snapshots of the workstations data are retained and available to restore from.
By David Fox 1. What cloud support does P5 offer for Backup and Archiving? Since P5 version 5.5, Archiware has introduced flexible support for a variety of cloud storage services in both the Backup and Archive modules.
By Marijan Kozic Virtualization brings unquestionable advantages and benefits. However, with its increasing presence, system administrators also face new challenges in maintaining and protecting the growing number of virtual servers.
by Archiware Staff Virtualization is a well-established, future-proof technology. It increases efficiency, reduces downtime and expands datacenter utilization. The IT industry relies on server virtualization to reduce costs and improve productivity.
September 20, 2011 – Backup is essentially a type of insurance – insurance against the loss of data. Your backup provider is providing the regular SAVING of your data as the insurance benefit. But you also need a guarantee for
September 8, 2011 – Does data backup to the Cloud make sense and is it technically feasible? Consider these two important factors: (1) How much data must be saved each day or night and (2) What type of Internet connection
September 1, 2011 – When we open our browsers in the morning for the latest news from the tech world, there is one topic that constantly follows us around. The Cloud. The Cloud has opened the door to many new