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Quantum squeezes out first profit in 18 quarters

As well as becoming a listed company again, Quantum has made its first profit in 18 quarters; that’s four-and-a-half years. Revenues in its third...

Mind the air gap: Quantum reinforces tape defences against ransomware

Quantum has added a software lock mechanism to prevent backup tapes being accessed in its Scalar i3, i6 and i6000 libraries as a further barrier against ransomware.

Spectra Logic’s StorCycle HSM shunts old data to lower cost storage

Spectra Logic, the tape systems vendor, is entering the storage management market, claiming it solves the problem that most data is stored on the wrong media i.e. expensive...

Dell earnings show it pulling away from the competition

Dell Technologies pulled in £23.4bn revenues in the second fiscal 2020 quarter, up 2 per cent, and eked a massive $4.5bn profit, thanks to an income tax...

Now that’s what I call future proofing. IBM makes world’s first quantum computing-safe tape...

IBM is developing cryptographic security measures to protect archived data against attacks by quantum computers. You can't be too careful, IBM says: “While...

Sony and Fujifilm tape media dispute must never happen again

Comment Sony and Fujifilm this month settled a festering legal dispute that crippled the global supply of LTO-8 tape media. The terms of the...

Quantum emerges from accounting hell

Quantum has finally filed corrected financial statements along with its latest quarterly results, and is set to focus on the video and image storage market.

Sony and Fujifilm settle LTO-8 tape media patent dispute

Fujifilm and Sony have buried the hatchet over a patent dispute that crippled the global supply of LTO-8 tape media. The two tape media...

Your occasional cloud and tape storage round-up

Our round up starts with an on-premises tape backup replacement, meanders through storage in the cloud, and returns to tape with a new LTFS indexing scheme that...

Quantum touts cloud-based subscription service

Quantum is adding cloud-based device management and product access via subscription. Called Distributed Cloud Services, the software runs as a central hub to...