Tape Media Data Conversion and Migration


Regardless if you have a single DAT tape or DDS3 tape to which you no longer have the tape drive and or backup software to be able to perform a restore, or if you have the need for assistance with a large tape migration project. The Tape media experts at Data Analyzers are at your services!

Migrating your Legacy System

When legacy systems can no longer be supported, it often requires the migration of archived backup data to a format compatible with a newer system. Often this can become a tasking and time consuming process that is costly as well as burdening on your IT staff and resources. Data Analyzers can assist you with simple as well as complex data migrations.

Litigation and Discovery Support

When dealing with litigation and having to produce discovery, companies that adhere to regulatory compliances will in most cases have to produce digital copies to counsel for review of metadata associated with specific files. This in cases will require an IT department to produce either a media catalog of each tape or multiple instances of the data in questions. Data Analyzers fuses its experience in data recovery and computer forensics to catalog, index and de-duplicate media.

We support the following Enterprise Backup software platforms:

  • Symantec Backup Exec
  • Symantec Netbackup
  • MS Backup -> All Versions
  • CA/Brightstor ARCserve
  • EMC Networker
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)

We support the following magnetic tape media types:

Quarter-Inch Cartridge (QIC) Media3.5” Cartridge Series DC2000 (QIC 40, 80, 120, 250, 3020, etc.)5.25” Cartridge Series DC600/6000/9000, MagnusMini QIC / TravanMLR / SLR Media All SizeDLT Media DLT II, DLT III , DLT IIIXT , DLT IVDAT DDS-1, DDS-DC, DDS-2, DDS-3, DDS-4Travan Media TR1, TR3, TR4, TR5LTO Media, LTO-1, LTO-2, LTO-3, LTO-4 and LTO-5SuperDLT Media8mm Cartridges 54M, 112M, 160M, 160MXLTravan NS Network Series NS8, NS20Exabyte 8mm, 8200/8500/8700, Mammoth, M2 type seriesAIT, AIT2, AIT3 Cartridge Media3480/3490/3490E4mm Cartridges 60M, 90M, 120M, 125M, 150MStorageTek 9840, 9940 seriesADR Media, All sizesVXA Media, All sizesmore


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