The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced the specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to twelve (12) generations of tape technology, extending the total capacity of data held on one LTO Ultrium generation 12 tape cartridge to 480TB – an increase of 32 times the capacity of current-generation 7 cartridges.
In 2017, the video surveillance community saw the emergence of video surveillance as a service (VSaaS). As predicted, we also witnessed an increase in intelligence in cameras, greater adoption of analytics, and more content aggregation. In addition, biometrics assumed increasing importance as a measure to prevent massive data breaches. What to Expect in 2018…
With Homeland Security and Public Safety organizations exploring new ways to use big data and data analytics, data storage is no longer just a place to save information; it’s an enabler—a platform that can help government and law enforcement officials achieve better airport and border security. – Quantun’s Wayne Arvidson discusses video surveillance long-term retention storage strategies.
The video surveillance industry is undergoing a significant transformation—organizations are storing ever-increasing amounts of video captured from low-cost, high-resolution cameras, and they’re retaining the content for longer periods of time due to business mandates, new legislation, and/or future analysis. This is leading to an influx of surveillance data, and finding a cost-effective, high performance storage solution is crucial.
Quantum Corp. announced StorNext 6, a major new release of its award-winning StorNext® file system. StorNext 6 adds new advanced data management features to the industry-leading streaming performance of the company’s scale-out tiered storage solutions portfolio, which includes flash, disk, tape and public and private cloud storage offerings. With this unique combination of performance and management, Quantum continues to extend the power of StorNext in not only media and entertainment but also other highly data-intensive environments such as genomics, academic research, video surveillance, oil and gas, and government security.
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) announced expansions to its storage solutions family and technology partner ecosystem for video surveillance and security. With the new Xcellis™ Application Director E, customers in low camera-count environments can now run video management systems (VMS) or analytic applications with directly attached storage.
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) announced that Wayne Arvidson, the company’s vice president of surveillance and security solutions, will join Vince Ricco, business development manager, Technology Partner Program, Axis Communications, and Reinier Tuinzing, strategic alliance manager, Milestone Systems, to present at an SIA Education session during ISC East. The panel will explore the factors that make video surveillance among the most challenging workflows for any storage system and discuss solutions for addressing these challenges.