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NetworkWorld: Tape backup resource; the Linux Tape Certification Program

Jan 27, 2001, 13:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"Do you ever wonder what tape drives actually work with Linux? The Linux Tape Certification Program can help."

"While tape backup is not the sexiest network technology, it is still what keeps many businesses from going under when disaster strikes. For companies that need to back up critical data from Linux servers, this program can help you buy, configure and troubleshoot a tape drive."

"The organization is a vendor-neutral alliance that tests and certifies tape back-up products for Linux compatibility. Testers work with tape back-up manufactures to put their products through their paces with various Linux distributions running on an array of hardware platforms. The group also works with vendors to help develop device drivers for tape products. The group offers three levels of certification..."

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