LJA Engineering Adds Spectra Verde NAS and Komprise Software to its Network Environment

Verde’s Performance and Komprise’s Visibility Allow for Efficient Data Management

BOULDER, Colo. – October 17, 2017 – Spectra Logic announced today that LJA Engineering Inc. has selected a Spectra® Verde® NAS Solution combined with Komprise data management software to manage and store the firm’s growing amounts of data. Verde NAS acts as both an archive repository and backup target, while Komprise provides a single, comprehensive view of the organization’s data across storage. Together, Spectra Logic and Komprise enable LJA Engineering to optimize their data storage, delivering a fully integrated, cost-efficient solution with superior performance and capacity. read more


Spectra Logic Launches LTO-8 Pre-Purchase Program

LTO-8 Technology Doubles Capacity Enabling Every Spectra Tape Library to Store More Than a Petabyte of Data, with the TFinity ExaScale at 1.6 Exabytes in a Single Footprint

BOULDER, Colo. – October 11, 2017 – Spectra Logic today announced the launch of its fourth LTO tape technology pre-purchase program that provides its customers with access to LTO-7 drives and media for use until LTO-8 technology becomes available. Pre-purchase customers will be priority recipients of LTO-8 drives and media, allowing them to be among the first to gain the capacity and performance advantages of LTO-8. read more


University of Georgia Implements Disaster Recovery Archive Solution from Spectra Logic

Genetic Diversity and Geographic Separation Allow for Long-Term Preservation of UGA’s Library Collections

BOULDER, Colo. – October 3, 2017 – Spectra Logic today announced that the University of Georgia has deployed a Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System, Spectra ArcticBlue® Disk Solution and two Spectra T50e Tape Libraries to archive and protect its digital library collections. Leveraging BlackPearl’s hybrid storage architecture, the university is able to write content to both tape and disk, creating a genetically diverse archive strategy for long-term preservation. read more


Spectra Adds Major Integrator, Certifications to Video Surveillance Storage Portfolio

Convergint Technologies and Salient Systems Agreements Expand Spectra VS Program

BOULDER, Colo. – September 19, 2017 – Spectra Logic is celebrating the four-year anniversary of its global Spectra Video Surveillance (VS) division, and announcing new agreements with two VS partners, Convergint Technologies and Salient Systems. Spectra Logic’s Video Surveillance solutions are uniquely suited for both traditional and niche surveillance environments, including state and local entities, municipalities, police departments, medical marijuana organizations, smart cities, public transportation and universities. read more


Spectra BlackPearl Family Expands with Upgradeable NAS Solution

17 BlackPearl Certified Clients Now Available

AMSTERDAM and BOULDER, Colo. –September 12, 2017 – Spectra Logic has added a new mid-tier enterprise-grade data storage offering to its BlackPearl family—the Spectra® BlackPearl® Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution. The NAS-based disk platform can provide an affordable storage location for offloading inactive tier one data, landing ingested media, or backup storage. BlackPearl NAS scales from 48TB to 7.1PB per unit, includes all the enterprise-grade features of Spectra’s award-winning NAS product lines, and is easily upgradeable to a full BlackPearl Converged Storage System with seamless access to multiple local and remote storage targets including tape, disk and cloud options. The simple BlackPearl upgrade path provides investment protection for companies facing the challenges of changing regulations, cloud initiatives and corporate mandates. read more


Pixit Media Integrates IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) with Spectra Logic BlackPearl Converged Storage System

Automatic data tiering to Spectra Logic tape libraries greatly lowers storage costs and provides a single view of data across flash, disk, tape and cloud

London, United Kingdom – 12th September 2017 – Pixit Media, the leader in high-performance software-defined storage solutions for the Media and Entertainment industry announced today that it has enhanced its PixStor Ngenea HSM software to archive digital assets to the Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System. Pixit Media used the Spectra S3 API to build its certified Spectra S3 client for PixStor and IBM Spectrum Scale to address the challenges of transparent migration and recall of data between filesystem and tape in order to free up valuable Tier 1 storage. BlackPearl clients use the Spectra S3 protocol, an extension of the commonly used S3 cloud storage interface. read more


Object Matrix and Spectra Logic Launch Integrated Storage Solution

MatrixStore and BlackPearl Deliver Intelligent and Tiered Storage Workflow

Cardiff, Wales and Frankfurt, Germany, 30th August, 2017 – Object Matrix and Spectra Logic have announced an integrated and holistic storage solution across multiple storage tiers, whilst ensuring the security and integrity of the content within storage.

The joint solution combines Object Matrix’s Digital Content Governance Platform, MatrixStore with the Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System.

Object Matrix’s MatrixStore ensures organisations have access to their content immediately as required and without delay. Not only is content more easily accessed, but it is also more secure and protected within this platform. By providing automated and integrated business continuity functionality, users are able to continue managing content even in the case of an outage. read more


NL Technology, Develops Integration between NLT Archive for Avid Interplay and Spectra Logic BlackPearl Converged Storage System

Integrated MediaCentral | UX Solution Provides Seamless Archive Management

North Andover, MA, USA — August 28, 2017 — NL Technology announced today that it has enhanced its NLT Archive for Avid Interplay Production Asset Manager to allow digital assets to be archived using the Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System. NL Technology used the .NET/C# software development kit to build a certified Spectra S3 client for its NLT Archive, providing a long term storage solution that is seamlessly integrated with Avid’s MediaCentral | UX. read more


Spectra Logic Adds GPFS Integration through ArcaStream Ngenea BlackPearl Certification

BlackPearl with ArcaStream Delivers Affordable Archives to HPC Customers

FRANKFURT, Germany, and BOULDER, Colo., June 19, 2017 – Spectra Logic today announced that it has forged a partnership with ArcaStream, a software-defined, scale-out storage and data management solutions provider based in the UK. Spectra Logic now integrates IBM® Spectrum Scale™, previously known as General Parallel File System (GPFS), in its Spectra® BlackPearl® Converged Storage System, delivering an affordable, robust archive that eliminates vendor lock-in. The combined offering from Spectra Logic and ArcaStream is a complete storage solution from production, or primary, storage all the way down to the deepest storage layer. read more


Spectra Logic Publishes Annual State of Data Storage

“Digital Data Storage Outlook 2017” explores enterprise storage today and trends shaping the future

BOULDER, Colo. – June 14, 2017 – Spectra Logic today announced the publication of “Digital Data Storage Outlook 2017,” Spectra’s annual review of the data storage industry. The report provides insight for storage and media manufacturers, application developers and enterprise storage customers into the trends, pricing and technology shaping the data storage industry, and projects future storage needs and the technologies with the best chance of satisfying them. read more