Introduction P5 version 5.6 includes a new feature which enables large data-sets to be archived to cloud storage by first obtaining a disk from the cloud provider for archiving locally across your LAN, and then having this disk shipped back
By David Fox LTFS brings together the convenience and familiarity of a removable disk, with the capacity, reliability and price-per-terabyte of tape. Since P5 version 5.6 now supports LTFS, this article looks at the reasons LTFS exists
LTO Tape is more attractive than ever and applicable in more circumstances. Text by Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Infographic by Lana Tannir In rapid succession, LTO-8 has quickly appeared in addition to the already impressive LTO-7 tape standard.
by Priscila Ferrari from Drivesys, Brazil Since the 2000s, the technology sector and digital market have undergone prominent changes. These have greatly affected all users, businesses, and industry professionals.
by Julia Friedrich & Ibrahim Tannir When planning a data management strategy, there are a number of questions that need to be considered: Do I need an immediate failover solution? What is an acceptable backup frequency?
by Marc M. Batschkus – Read part 1 – Implementing the Archive with P5 Archive Once you know the who, what and how, you can start looking at the details of your Archive implementation.
by Marc M. Batschkus An Archive is many things to many people. From reference to re-purposing, from monetization to service for clients, there are many perspectives on what an Archive can be and do.
by Marc M. Batschkus In the video industry, there is a long history of using optical media for recording and archiving clips.
by Blake Jones & Marc M. Batschkus With millions of hours of film in existence, there is always the need for a high quality scan so that the material may be re-purposed, re-distributed, referenced or monetised in any way.
May 7, 2012 – The fifth generation of the LTO (Linear Tape-Open) standard is known for its embracing of LTFS (Linear Tape File System).
March 21, 2012 – After Apple announced that it would discontinue Final Cut Server, the search began for a good replacement. In many cases, the solution is CatDV by Square Box Systems. CatDV has become a very popular asset management