Description: Turbo Tape backups (time-controlled as well (as Service)) any data, Netdrives or Harddisks onto the first tape drive in the employed computer system. A software compression is inserted with it, before writing data to the packed Tape. With compression, the backup-speed and also the amount of data per Tape is considerably increased (depending on CPU speed). Also available is the use of hardware compression (for example HP Ultrium series).
Tape Backup - Is It Here To Stay? At first blush, tape storage seems to be a relic from a bygone era, a medium that ought to be too slow and cumbersome to meet an enterprise's data storage needs. But the reality is that tape -- together with the critical business data that it stores -- is
Tape Continues Its Role In The Backup Equation While new disk-to-disk appliances, virtual tape libraries or software that turns servers into backup appliances are catching on, one constant remains: The backup world still depends on tape.