The Gap Between Status Quo and The Cloud
In a recent blog post by Andy Feather of FujiFilm, he shares with readers how TRACS/TDF and TRACS/TSF helps solve “the gap between status quo and the cloud”. He also shares the differences between TDF (Tape Duplicate File) and TSF (Tape Session File) and the value that each provides including reduction in risk, cost, and ease of defensible deletion with growing needs around regulating data.
Below is a excerpt from the Original Post:
“So I came across a neat solution to this problem from a service provider/software developer named SullivanStrickler out of Atlanta. They recognize the gap between the status quo and the cloud and created TRACS/TDF and TRACS/TSF. TRACS stands for Tape Restoration and Cataloging System, TDF for Tape Duplicate File and TSF for Tape Session File. TDF and TSF files are both file containers which consist of data from legacy backup tapes, regardless of the source tape type and backup software format. TDF and TSF provide customers with a catalog of the contents of the tape and the ability to immediately restore the contents of the once backup tape, now TDF or TSF file, and/or stack and store the TDF/TSF files onto newer, higher capacity media using LTFS or some other backup software.”
You can learn more about TRACS/TDF and TRACS/TSF or the other tools we offer here. If you would like to discuss your legacy data challenges and how SullivanStrickler can help you, contact us to schedule a meeting.