FUJIFILM Unveils New Data Center Services At Supercomputing Conference 2008
Tape Environment, Archive, and On-Site Verification Services Help Companies Tap Full Potential of Backup Infrastructure
VALHALLA, NY, November 17, 2008 – FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of enterprise and midrange data storage media, announced today that the company will showcase a range of new and established data center services at the 2008 International Supercomputing Conference (SC08) being held in Austin, TX from November 17-21. Fujifilm’s data center services provide organizations with powerful monitoring and analysis capabilities that add new depth to how data center managers control and configure their backup and archive environments.
“Our new services expand on our recently announced Data Cartridge Analyser,” said Rich Gadomski, VP of Marketing. “Our customers can enjoy actionable reports that give them real insight into the stability and performance of their backup environment. In the end, we want our customers to be able to have the information they need to make decisions that can prevent data recovery failures and improve performance.”
New Data Center Services
Adding to Fujifilm’s strong presence in the data storage tape market and proven expertise in tape backup environments, Fujifilm can collect customer performance data in real-time, and deliver expert analysis and recommendations to maximize customer infrastructure for better performance and to ensure long-term data protection. Fujifilm services are available both as a one-time site survey or an annual service for enhanced daily management. New services include:
•Tape Environment Analysis – A detailed analysis and recommendation of current backup environments, including an audit report on the health of each individual tape;
•Archive Verification Service – A policy-based approach to verify system capability to read archived tape media over the course of its effective life; and
•On-site Tape Verification Service & Analysis – An audit report of media to verify each tape is readable and recoverable.
About Fujifilm’s DC-Analyser
Created through combined development efforts between Fujifilm’s globally recognized data tape engineers and the application developers at FUJIFILM Corporation, the Fujifilm DC Analyser uses a low-power radio frequency (RF) reader to access historical tape usage information stored in the internal cartridge memory (CM) chip in every LTO Ultrium tape cartridge. The CM chip retains basic diagnostic information over a period of time, including percentage or record errors, amount of data read/written, number of cartridge loads and the age of the cartridge. For more information about Fujifilm data tape products and technology, go to www.fujifilmusa.com/tapedatastorage.
FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. is the US-based manufacturing, marketing and sales operations of professional broadcast video and data tape recording media for FUJIFILM Corporation. Based on a history of thin-film engineering and magnetic particle science such as Fujifilm NANOCUBIC technology, Fujifilm creates breakthrough products for partners and end users.
Fujifilm is a leader in supplying the IT industry with advanced storage media including LTO Ultrium and enterprise-class data tape featuring the lowest cost per GB for mass storage applications while requiring very low power. Fujifilm provides broadcast and data center customers and industry partners with a wide range of unique data center accessories, value-added services and programs. For more information on FUJIFILM Recording Media products, customers can call 800- 488-3854 or go to www.fujifilmusa.com/tapestorage. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe free at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss
FUJIFILM Corporation (NASDAQ:FUJI) brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, photofinishing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 15 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2007, employs more than 70,000 people worldwide and in the year ended March 31, 2008, had global revenues of $24.7 billion. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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