Archiware P5 & Actidata
Make Space, Take Control, Preserve Data
Actidata offers a broad range of Tape devices and Libraries for companies to protect and preserve their data. The range reaches from single drives to all-in-one solutions with RAID and LTO drive to libraries with up to 560 slots.
Advantages of the Solution
- Customisable metadata fields and menus
- Thumbnails of images
- Proxy clips of video files
- Combined search
- Long-term storage, LTO certified for 30 years
- Tape cloning for maximum security
- Tape parallelisation for maximum throughput
- Combine with P5 Backup
A tape based Backup provides excellent protection against malware, cyber attacks and ransomware. The built-in air gap of LTO tape offers maximum security and an additional option for off-site storage. Together with P5 Backup, an automatic Backup for production data is a major pillar for professional data security and business continuity. Moving completed projects to a tape based archive preserves them for the long-term at unbeatable low cost.
Additionally, investment in constant expansion of production storage can be saved because archiving is the best method to create space on high performance storage. It keeps all important data accessible in one place and reduces the risk of data loss. Archiving also reduces the cost of storage, since tape offers the lowest cost per TB of any medium. Actidata’s libraries can be expanded to hold up to 560 slots for 6.7 PB.
Archiware P5 Archive offers MAM-like features to make finding files easy.
To offer maximum data security, P5 Archive includes a cloning option, creating duplicate sets of tapes for off-site storage. For LTO tape, the parallelization feature provides scalability regarding performance. Multiple drives expand the number of backup/archive/restore jobs running simultaneously.
Actidata offers tape libraries for a broad range of requirements. Combined with Archiware P5 Archive and P5 Backup, the result is an easy-to-use, robust and scalable solution. Access and configuration via browser make it flexible and offer insight from anywhere. P5 supports all Actidata libraries making it the ideal combination for protecting and preserving data at reasonable cost.
Enhanced LTFS Support with P5 Archive
Archiware developed its own LTFS driver to provide an optimized, efficient and robust LTFS service.
P5 Desktop LTO Edition
Archiware P5 is available in a special P5 Desktop LTO Edition for use with single LTO drives. Automatic Backups and long-term Archive on LTO, store production data and protect for the long-term. Now both are available in this special license bundle.
Profit from proven longevity and affordability of LTO media. Extremely easy archiving and backup with P5.
P5 Data Mover
The P5 Data Mover is an extension for the P5 Archive module. It offers policy-based moving and copying of archived data between tape, cloud and disk storage. This HSM-like extension offers flexibility for any storage strategy. Data can easily be migrated or copied between storage tiers. This way, users can automatically move data from hot storage to cold storage and in any direction they need.
The LTO Roadmap
New LTO generations are introduced regularly with higher capacity and transfer rates, along with new features to further protect your data and content. LTO specifications for backward compatibility up to generation seven of the technology is to write back one generation and read back two generations. The LTO Program regularly publishes and updates an LTO roadmap with information on new generations.