Tag: Tape backup

How To Fight Ransomware With Tape Backup

How To Fight Ransomware With Tape Backup

Ransomware is one of the most crippling cyberattacks a business can face. Visiting a compromised website or opening an infected email attachment can make your data inaccessible and halt your daily activities. Ransomware has emerged as one of cybersecurity’s most leading and continuous threats. According to the FBI, in 2016, ransomware payments reached more than …

Press Release: Zmanda Partners with Spectra Logic

Press Release: Zmanda Partners with Spectra Logic

Zmanda partners with Spectra Logic: Versatile storage solutions opening doors to new opportunities.

Tape Backup with Amanda

Amanda and Grandfather-Father-Son (GFS) Backup Tape Rotation

The GFS tape rotation scheme is a popular method of maintaining backups on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. The primary purpose of the GFS scheme is to suggest a minimum standard and consistent interval at which to rotate and retire the media. In general, GFS tape backup schemes are based on a seven-day weekly schedule beginning …