LTFS formatted LTO tapes are a great medium for transporting and exchanging large files, with a capacity of 12TB per tape (uncompressed) in the latest LTO generation, LTO-8. In P5 version 5.6, we added the new LTFS import/export feature requiring no additional driver or software, allowing users to easily mount, read from and write to LTFS tapes within the P5 user interface.
To help you get started, Archiware recently published a video tutorial on P5 and LTFS. Watch it now!
Tiger Bridge offers a very advanced collaboration and disaster recovery tool that can be used to extend your NTFS file system between multiple locations, all connected via the cloud. This includes AWS, AWS compatible, Microsoft Azure among others. This is called Geo-Replication is one of the powerful features of Tiger Bridge:
Tiger Bridge Geo-Replication comes in two configurations. In the most basic configuration, all servers connected to the cloud can be synchronized providing access via a stub file to the same data enterprise wide, no matter the geographical location. Data created on each server will be replicated to the cloud and stub files for this data will be created on all servers. When needed any server stub file can be opened once the complete file has been downloaded.
The second configuration for Tiger Bridge uses an automatic push feature that will completely synchronize and download live data across all servers in case of a disaster at one location.
Get in touch with us to answer any questions you may have about Tiger Bridge and what it can do for you. We can also provide evaluation software to those interested.
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