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Tape Recovery FAQs

Ontrack has over 30 years of technical experience and R&D capability to solve even the most challenging tape situations. Check out our FAQs for more information.

I need to migrate backup tapes. What are the considerations when doing this?

I need to convert my tapes to another format. What do I need to consider?

I want to switch from Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) to another system. What should I keep in mind to keep the transition as smooth as possible?

I want to replace my old hardware and my current NetBackup version with the newer ones. What do I need to keep in mind to make the migration process as smooth as possible?

I want to migrate from an existing CommVault backup solution to another product. What should I keep in mind to make the migration as smooth as possible?

How do I perform a perfect migration from my existing TSM backup files to NetWorker without any issues?

How do I migrate backups from CommVault to TSM, NetWorker or NetBackup without any issues?

How can I migrate my current Atempo Time Navigator, CA ARCserve or HP Data Protector to CommVault without any issues?

How do I carry out a successful migration of my existing CommVault data to Atempo Time Navigator, CA ARCserve or HP Data Protector without any issues?


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Tape Recovery Case Studies

Check out our library of case studies on tape data recovery.


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Tape Recovery Blogs

April 20, 2016 by Jennifer Duits

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September 12, 2019 by Tom McCaffrey

Correctly managing your data archive is essential to ensure you are compliant. Read these top tips to ensure your tape archive is future proof.

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December 6, 2018 by Michael Nuncic

The tape continues to be one of the most reliable forms of long-term storage for data. But it does not come without its disadvantages.

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May 16, 2019 by Tilly Holland

The tape is still considered one of the best storage solution for long-term archiving. In this blog, we answer some of the most popular tape related questions.

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May 29, 2018 by Michael Nuncic

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October 24, 2018 by Michael Nuncic

The use of tape for long-term archiving is one of the most reliable. But, some companies face the prospect of not being able to access their tape-stored data due to them having removed their tape reading hardware.

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November 27, 2018 by Michael Nuncic

The tape has been used as both a means for backing up data and archiving data over the years. In this blog, we explore which it is actually better at.

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February 9, 2017 by Michael Nuncic

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December 7, 2016 by Michael Nuncic

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November 29, 2016 by Michael Nuncic

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November 16, 2016 by Michael Nuncic

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February 26, 2016 by Jennifer Duits

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June 29, 2019 by The Data Experts

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