Spectra Logic improves LTO tape recall time 3x, increases tape life with new TAOS enhancement

While the Spectra Logic TAOS system to improve LTO recall times is the high-profile news here, they also announced zoning to improve robot retrieval performance, a new tool to make it easier to load takes in bulk into libraries, a higher-end maintenance plan for customers who want to train their own people to do repairs, and a new lifetime media data integrity guarantee.

Western Digital looks to remake both its own image – and the data centre of the future

Western Digital is looking to drive massive change on two fronts. They are emphasizing their strong enterprise data centres today, and that the company is about far more than low-cost JBODs and consumer drives. They are also emphasizing their ability to play a key role in driving the technology of he data centre of the future.