Backup to a Unitrends RC823S

BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance:   Purpose-built physical backup appliances for enterprise-class virtual, deep virtual, physical protection, and unified computer protection.   No need to purchase backup software, all operating systems supported. Simply plug in the backup appliance and ion no time you will be ready to backup your network! Unitrends provides physical, virtual and cloud-based […]

Unitrends Supports Google Cloud Storage Nearline Beta

Unitrends, Inc. announced support for Google Cloud Storage Nearline to provide its customers with low cost long-term cloud archival. This offering is possible through the company’s Unitrends CloudHook capability, which facilitates archiving from Unitrends’ Recovery-Series physical and Unitrends Enterprise Backup virtual appliances to third-party clouds, such as Google Cloud Storage, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) […]

Repair your tape drive

When all is said and done I believe we can’t exclude tape from the data center, Hardware too on occasion fails. We all know this as do the manufacturers of all the disk and tape hardware in the market, after all they offer warranty contracts. Moving part or just electronic go bad on occasion. Today […]

Used IBM 3588-F4A TS1040 LTO4 Tape Drive

IBM 3588-F4A TS1040 LTO4 Fibre Tape Drive Used and refurbished IBM 3588-F4A TS1040 LTO4 Fibre Tape Drive are in stock ready to ship  Our prices are too low to publish online, please call (800) 663-5523 for a current quote. All drives are sold with warranty Online quote IBM Ultrium 4 enhancements that help improve performance and […]

Speedup Oracle Database

How do we get optimal performance from our Oracle Database servers? This question is not new to the database administrator. Production systems must be able to quickly process revenue-producing transactions around the clock, while simultaneously executing demanding I/O operations like backups, database replication/failover, and OLAP business analytics and reporting. Enter Kaminario Kaminario’s K2 has the […]

Archiving data reduces pain and cost.

Rather than spending more on expensive primary and backup storage to accommodate data growth, move data to protected archive or extended online storage. Your data can then be accessed and protected on less expensive storage without disrupting your day to day workflow. As data is moved to archive storage it is no longer part of […]

Unitrends Recovery-713S

BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance:                                                                 The Recovery-713S is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses. 1U Form factor unit supports […]

StorageTek Tape Libraries

Sunstar Company stocks spare parts for the StorageTek Tape Libraries listed below. Be it a replacement drive in the appropriate tray or any library hardware, we will in all likelihood have inventory or access to more parts. Media – we always have media for sale. (New and re-certified) StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library System StorageTek SL3000 […]

Storagetek LTO5 Tape Drive

Oracle’s StorageTek LTO5 tape drives provide fast data transfer, high capacity, and energy savings for midrange tape automation environments, and enable you to meet stringent regulatory requirements. LTO-5 Tape Drive Specifications Compressed Capacity (compressed 2:1): 3TB 5 1/4 inch form factor Up to 256 MB buffer Up to 170 MBps native data throughput LTO hardware […]

Hybrid Storage

Blending flash-based solid state disk and hard disk drives to provide high performance at an affordable price seems to be a trend in the marketplace today.  It seems as if every vendor offers a solution that meets this criteria. Bear in mind these systems are not the typical SAN storage arrays with a couple of SSD […]

Nexsan E48VT vs Nexsan E48 and Nexsan E60VT vs Nexsan E60

The Nexsan E48™/E48V™/E48VT™  and the Nexsan E60™/E60V™/E60VT™ are: 4U , rack-mountable RAID storage systems which can hold up to 48 or 60 SATA, SAS, or SSD data disks. The base models of the Nexsan E60™ and Nexsan E48™ use: 3Gb/s SAS for internal communication between the RAID Controllers and hard disks. The V and VT variants use 6Gb/s SAS for internal communication. The VT variants also have a turbo card installed in each RAID Controller which optimizes sequential writes in parity-based RAIDs. There is no upgrade path between the base models and either the V or VT variants. Aside from the difference in internal communication speed and the presence of the turbo card in the VT units, there is no operational difference between the base models and either the V or VT variants. Nexsan E48VT and Nexsan E60VT are available for purchase from Sunstar Company. For addition information please call (800) 663-5523 or contact us online

Scale your Kaminario FLASH Array

Are you aware that Kaminario is the Only All-Flash Array that… Scales Right: Does BOTH Scale-Up and Scale-Out Globally adapts to applications block-size Supports global inline selective deduplication Allows to mix & match Controllers and SSDs Has highest capacity utilization (87.5% with K-RAID™) and highest density (up to 64 TB/U) This is super important because as […]

Consider Unitrends for your backup

We all need to backup our data. Organizations and Corporations can not “live by hope” alone. Scrambling to find hard copies is no longer an option. We do not print all the documents that we receive by email. But where and how should backup? Are you comfortable with your present backup process? Consider Unitrends. Unitrends […]

Kaminario Flash is well suited for OLTP and OLAP

Kaminario K2 All-Flash Array delivers consistently high performance combined with cost effectiveness and capacity efficiency no matter what the platform or workload. The K2 is quite unique in that it: Scales Right: Does BOTH Scale-Up and Scale-Out Globally adapts to applications block-size Supports global inline selective deduplication Allows to mix & match Controllers and SSDs Has highest capacity utilization (87.5% with K-RAID™) and highest […]

Lenovo Servers for Sale

 Looking to purchase an IBM or Lenovo Server? Please contact us at Sunstar for assistance. (800) 663-5523 – Our Markup on servers is minimal     ThinkServer Tower Servers Balanced Design. Built for Business. For cloud deployments, database, or virtualization workloads, trust ThinkServer rack servers for the right balance of performance, power-efficient designs, & extensive […]

Repair your IBM TS1130 Tape Drive (IBM 3592 E06)

 Do you need some help with your non-working IBM 3592-E06 Tape Drive (IBM TS1130 Tape Drive?) It does happen – we all the moving parts and sometimes the media can cause an problem too, drives do on occasion go bad. Sunstar Company can repair or replace with warranty your defective IBM TS1130 tape drive. Actually […]

Nexsan E Series

Looking for that perfect SAN? Is there such a solution? Consider  The Nexsan E-Series V storage arrays and expansion units offer mid-size organizations affordable enterprise-level Fibre Channel, SAS and/or iSCSI SAN storage used for a variety of capacity-optimized and performance-driven applications. E60VT (360 TB in 4U) E48VT (288 TB in 4U) E32V (38.4 TB in […]

VDI Boot Storms can be a pain.

    Deploying Flash Storage for VDI Keeping users productive and satisfied is critical to the success of any VDI deployment. Solving this problem can be easily achieved by implementing a solid flash solution – Kaminanrio’s K2. Kaminario’s K2’s consistent low latency and predictable high IOPS/throughput deliver responsive virtual desktops and ensures both IT and […]

Unitrends backup for small to medium sized business.

BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance:   Availble from Sunstar Company, these Unitrends Appliances are super reliable, easy to use and with a rich set of features. Let us assiste you? The Unitrends is a simple backup solution to install and in no time your 1st backup will be in effect. […]

Purchase TS1150 Tape Drives

IBM 3592-E08      IBM System Storage® Enterprise tape drives have the solution for your storage needs.      Reduce the costs of long-term data protection in big-data, cloud, mobile and social environments            If you are looking to purchase a TS1150 Tape Drive, look no further. Sunstar can ship drives today. […]

Buy IBM Tape Drives

Are you looking to purchase an IBM tape drive? Sunstar Company has a vast inventory of IBM tape drives. Some of the drives are listed below, please contact at (310) 330-2900 or (800) 663-5523 for a quote. If possible it will be best to have the specific details on hand, connectivity, where it will be installed […]

IBM TS1140 Tape Drives aka IBM 3592-E07 available for immediate shipment

New and re-certified IBM TS1140 Tape Drives ready to ship: For your library or in a stand alone configuration. Linear Serpentine recording 4 TB capacity using JC/JY media 1.6 TB capacity using JB/JX media 500 GB capacity using JK media 800 MBps burst data rate Compact 3.8 in x 7.8 in x 18.4 in dimensions   […]

Save power when purchasing a new SAN

So you have a need to purchase a new SAN. Tired of your boss complaining about how much power the IT department is consuming. Shrink your storage footprint Save on power and cost Spend less time administrating storage. Imation’s Nexsan E-Series SAN storage solutions are: Ultra dense Super efficient Increase capacity while consuming less than one-third the […]

Moving forward with Unitrends Cloud

The Cloud. Vendors are constantly trying to sell you their cloud-washed product which offers little in terms of additional benefit from the cloud versus your on premise solution. Vendors are attempting to force you into their cloud services without taking into account limited available WAN bandwidth, SLAs you need for recovery of data, your systems, […]

The Cloud is it ideal for backup?

The Cloud. Vendors are constantly trying to sell you their cloud-washed product which offers little in terms of additional benefit from the cloud versus your on premise solution. Vendors are attempting to force you into their cloud services without taking into account limited available WAN bandwidth, SLAs you need for recovery of data, your systems, […]

Unitrends Backup Solution

   :   BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance Purpose-built physical backup appliances for enterprise-class virtual, deep virtual, physical protection, and unified computer protection. A single solution. A single management interface. A single line-item in your budget. Protection of 100+ versions of computers, storage devices, operating systems, hypervisors and applications. Let us here at Sunstar Company size the […]

Hardware Maintenance

Sunstar Company, Inc provides post warranty hardware maintenance on all of your disk storage, tape storage and servers manufactured by IBM, HP, Dell, Oracle/ Sun/STK, Quantum, Qualstar, Overland, Tandberg and more. We provide two core maintenance offerings: From our southern California office we are able to dispatch a technician to site for same day service […]

We can repair your LTO5 tape drive

Sunstar Company can repair your LTO5 tape drive. Internal or external Full Height or Half Height Drives Standalone or Library Drives All Manufacturers:   IBM   HP  Tandberg  Quantum Repaired in a timely fashion Repaired with warranty Exchange drives available Call us today for a quote:  (800) 663-55213 or contact us online 

LTO5 Media Required?

Do you have a need for either new or re-certified LTO Media? We have an inventory of LTO4 and LTO5 media ready to ship. Call (800) 663-5523 and ask for a media specialist. Sunstar Company  

IBM 3590 Tape Drive Repair Center

If you have an older IBM 3590 Tape Drive that needs to get repaired, please call Sunstar Company for a competitive quote. We have been servicing and repairing tape drives for well over 20 years. We do have units in house that can be shipped immediately if so required. Call (800) 663-5523 for a quote. […]

Need a used IBM 3592 Tape Drive?

In stock and ready to ship – all models of the IBM 3592 Tape Drive 3592 E05 3592 E06 3592 E07 Ships today with warranty. Ready to be installed in your IBM Tape Library or we can install a drive into a Table Top Enclosure for your convenience. (Now with ease you can read all […]

Performance SAN Storage with 2½” Drives

      Reliable High Density Storage Arrays Turbocharged for High Performance. The Nexsan E32V 32 x 2½”  Drives in 3U, Single or Dual Controller SAN, Active / Active Controllers Innovative ease-of-use functionality makes deploying and managing dense storage a simple task for the resource constrained IT administrator. Simply pull out a drawer to service drives […]

Reasons to consider Imation’s Nexsan Assureon Archive

The Nexsan Assureon is a tamper-resistant system, purpose-built with multiple layers of safeguards to prevent, even with administrator-level access to the system and detailed understanding of its technology, any attempt at file deletion or modification. In the unlikely event that an information asset archived on Assureon ever becomes corrupted, the system, when using a redundant configuration, will automatically and transparently […]

Need assistance with your StorageTek SL8500 Tape Library?

It happens. Your library goes down; perhaps its a picker and drive(s), power issues or ……. Sunstar Company maintains a a significant StorageTek SL8500 inventory. We have a number of libraries tested so we can potentially duplicate your problem providing you a quick fix. Parts ship same day with warranty. Drives: T10000 – all models […]

Need SAN Storage?

With the growth of data and the larger question looming, can I erase some of the older data? We all have been faced with this problem. Personally it can be an email(s) or perhaps a duplicate photograph, is it really a duplicate? On occasion it simply is easier to purchase more capacity when we just […]

Purpose-Built Backup Appliance

Worldwide purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) factory revenue grew 3.0% Y/Y totaling $1.0 billion in 4Q14, according to the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker. For the full year, factory revenue was up 4.0%, to $3.26 billion in 2014. Total PBBA open systems factory revenue increased 3.4% Y/Y in 4Q14 with revenues totaling […]

StorageTek LTO Tape Drives

     StorageTek LTO tape drives feature fast data transfer rates and large capacity so you can process more data in less time. The high speed Fibre Channel interface further improves data movement, shortens backup windows, reduces downtime, and speeds recovery. Combined with StorageTek tape libraries, you can easily and affordably store, manage, and protect your growing data. Cost effective capacity. Store up to […]

Looking to evaluate SAN Storage, Consider Nexsan

Why Nexsan? Nexsan and Imation Company has been around ~14 years and manufacturers terrific storage solutions. Consider the Nexsan E Series V and their Nexsan NST Series . E Series V High Density Storage Imation’s Nexsan® E-Series SAN storage solutions are ultra dense and super efficient Reduces power use and cost, needs less space, and […]

Tips for Implementing Data Storage Tape

According to the Active Archive Alliance, nearly 250 million Linear Tape Open (LTO) tape cartridges have been shipped since the format’s inception. (100,000 PB of data on LTO.) The realities of a Big Data world and the advances in tape technology, density, reliability and usability have brought the realization to many that we should not […]

AssuredSAN 4000 from Dot Hill

Consider the Dot Hill AssuredSAN™ 4000 SAN storage arrays for your storage needs. Offering up to 6400 MB/s sequential reads, and 5300 MB/s sequential writes. Designed with a powerful processor, these SAN storage systems are tuned for sequential workloads. Ideal data storage solutions for high performance computing, oil and gas siesmic data analysis, telecommunications data capture, […]

Why the StorageTek T10000D

    8.5TB On each Cartridge Compressed throughput of up to 2.8TB/hr Reliable File management with LTFS A T10000D tape drive can store up to 21TB on a single tape drive (..5:1 compression) Minimize storage cost and footprint

We purchase used LTO4 Media

Have you just upgraded or are you considering upgrading your tape technology? Sunstar Company has a need to purchase LTO4 media (all brands) We also purchase decomissioned hardware. Call 800.663.5523 or contact us online

Backup or Archive to the Cloud with Unitrends

Backup to a local appliance (ease of full recovery) and send second copy to the cloud Back to the Cloud – ideal for smaller operations Consider Unitrends Unitrends Cloud is a disaster recovery and business continuity offering that takes the capabilities of their Recovery-Series and Unitrends Enterprise Backup backup products and enhances them with cloud […]

Private Cloud!

Complete Data Privacy, Total Control of Data Location and Redundancy, Significantly Faster than Public Cloud, Automated Replication and Synchronization, Compatible with Your Backup Infrastructure The Cloud Experience Employees Want Transporter is private cloud file storage delivered in a powerful, easy to deploy appliance. For the user, the experience is just like Dropbox with all of the benefits you’d […]

Data Protection Strategy

Let me get straight to the point. The sheer volume and variety of ways in which data can be breached is daunting, including: silent data corruption due to hardware failure and software failure, malicious attacks from cybercriminals or human error such as accidental file deletion or overwriting by employees, etc. Yet for all too many data center managers, their […]

Unitrends Wins Silver in 2014 Products of the Year in Backup and Disaster Recovery Software & Services Category

March 2015 Unitrends, a leader in enterprise-level cloud recovery, today announced that its Unitrends Certified Recovery Suite™ (UCRS) was named a silver winner in the “Backup and Disaster Recovery Software and Services” category in the Storage magazine/ 2014 Products of the Year awards. “We are honored that Unitrends Certified Recovery Suite was chosen for this […]

Can you afford to lose your data?

Unless your systems are protected by some kind of mirroring or high availability system, you’re probably going to lose some data when a disaster strikes. The question is, how much data can you afford to lose? Data loss can be expensive! There are many case studies that speak of companies that have in essence gone […]

Nexsan Capacity update – 8TB Drives are now supported

Nexsan recently announced that 8TB NL-SAS 7,200 drives have been certified for the following E Series: Nexsan E18V Nexsan E48VT Nexsan E60VT    E18V E32V E48VT E60VT System Form Factor 2U 18 drives 2U 32 drives ** 4U 48 drives 4U 60 drives Capacity (Max. per shelf) 144TB 38.4TB 384TB 480TB Max. Number of Drives […]

Back to SAN, NAS or Unified Storage Platform

So you have the software selected and you now need to choose the right storage platform and manufacturer to implement in your data center. Yes there are many choices but we at Sunstar Company are partial to Nexsan, and Imation Company. Nexsan has a number of offering: How much data do you have to backup? […]

Nexsan NST2000 and NST4000

A fully unified, enterprise-class, unified hybrid storage solution that simultaneously supports block and file traffic eliminating the need for organizations to invest in separate SAN and NAS storage systems. The NST4000 and NST2000 from Nexsan support Fibre Channel in addition to iSCSI, 10GbE and NAS . Hybrid Storage  =  a combination of solid-state disk (SSD) […]

Dense SAN Storage

Consider the Nexsan line of Reliable High Density Storage Arrays Turbocharged for High Performance  Excellent quality, performance and cost. Call (800) 663-5523 for a quote or contact us on-line Nexsan E48VT, 48 Drives in 4U, Single or Dual Controller SAN, Active / Active Controllers E48VT with 8 x  16GB Fibre, Dual Controllers ** E48VT with 8 […]

Repair your existing tape drive!

We repair all tape drives… We service and repair tape drives, tape autoloaders, and  many tape libraries.  Below is a list of the many of the drives that that we service. DLT / SDLT tape drives Quantum, Compac LTO1, LTO2, LTO3, LTO4, LTO5 and LTO6 tape drives IBM, HP, STK, ADIC, Quantum DDS-1, DDS-2, DDS-3, DDS-4, […]

Sony DIR 1000

Sony’s DIR-1000 Series data recorder conforms to the ANSI (American National Standard Institute) X3.175-1990 ID-1 format. Standardized in 1990, the ID-1 format is based broadly on technology developed for professional broadcast video a market in which Sony products are widely recognized the world over. The ID-1 format utilizes azimuth recording techniques whereby adjacent helical tracks are […]

Nexsan Assureon Storage Required

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is a formalized means of organizing and storing an organization’s documents, and other content, that relate to the organization’s processes.The term encompasses strategies, methods, and tools used throughout the lifecycle of the content. A trusted system is a system that is relied upon to a specified extent to enforce a specified security […]

Trusted ECM Systems for Local Governmental Agencies

California is leading the way in defining how local governmental agencies should maintain official records in an electronic format in order to ensure they are reliable and trustworthy.  The state adopted regulations specifying that official electronic records must be maintained in a trusted system, as defined by AIIM/ANSI standards, specifically meaning AIIM’s Recommended Practices The regulations, […]

California 12168.7

12168.7. (a) The California Legislature hereby recognizes the need to adopt uniform statewide standards for the purpose of storing and recording permanent and non-permanent documents in electronic media. (b) In order to ensure that uniform statewide standards remain current and relevant, the Secretary of State shall approve and adopt appropriate standards established by the American […]

Storage for Document Management Systems

AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) is the global community of information professionals. Their mission is to help organizations thrive in an era of Information Chaos led by mobile, social, cloud and big data. How is your organization adhering to these standards? How have you equipped yourself to tackle these challenges? WHAT ARE THE RISKS? • How do you manage […]

STK T10000B, 7020999

Sunstar Company has a need to purchase: 12 x Sun StorageTek T10000B Fibre Channel Tape Drives, 7020999 Often used in a STK SL3000/PE or SL8500 With or without encryption Please call (800) 663-5523        

SAN, NAS or both?

So you have a need for a SAN – or do you? Clearly sometime a SAN is the right choice, block level storage requirements such as for a database. Then there is often the need for for file based storage, general files that we work on – daily: word, excel etc. In the last three […]

Private Cloud Model

Private cloud is a marketing term for an enterprise computing architecture that’s protected by a firewall. Private cloud (also called internal cloud or corporate cloud) is a marketing term for a proprietary computing architecture that provides hosted services to a limited number of people behind a firewall. Advances in virtualization and distributed computing have allowed […]

Corporate Governance

Data storage compliance and corporate governance regulations are having a tremendous impact on the storage organization, as well as the management practices employed to retain, search, certify and destroy data. It’s not just the major regulations, like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which influence storage — there […]

Looking to purchase some Lenovo Servers?

Recently IBM sold their server line over to Lenovo. Expect the same if not better quality servers from Lenovo, one of the top three manufatcurers of servers, notebooks, workstations and personal PCs in the world. Options available to you. Call Sunstar Company at (800) 663-5523 for assistance. Configure a Server to your specifications. (Lenovo Showacase) […]

StorageTek T10000 T2 tape cartridge

Store up to 8.5 TB of uncompressed data per standard cartridge and 1.6 TB per sport cartridge Unique hub lock design and the StorageTek T10000 tape cartridge SafeGuide system Minimize tape mounts and improve automation efficiency with a low cost-per-gigabyte storage medium Reformat and reuse StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges with the next-generation tape With up […]

Unitrends replaces Symantec Backup Exec more than any other competitor.

       vs         Unitrends offers: Cost Effective Capacity-Based Model & Simple Pricing – No hidden fees and no-limits appliance licensing coupled with flexible UEB software licensing models Lowest Total Cost of Ownership through a broad and cost effective family of all-in-one appliances 12 Granular Physical Appliances Supporting 0.4TB – 50TB Maximum Backup Instant Recovery: Physical On- and Off-Host […]

Are you looking for denisty within your storage array?

Connect via Fibre and iSCSI simultaneously to the host. Expand from 60 drives in 4U to 180 drives in 12U With 6TB Drives you can now achieve 1PB in 12U All this can be achived with Nexsan E60VT, 60 Drives in 4U, Single or Dual Controller SAN, Active / Active Controllers E60VT with 8 x  16GB […]

Unified Storage, Fibre Channel Option

The Nexsan NST2000 by Imation expands the availability of fault-tolerant FASTier™ DRAM caching and Fibre Channel SAN connectivity, and puts them in reach of mid-range businesses Use SSD to increase the cache memory pool so that I/Os are accelerated before they go through the controller to the back-end disk drives. The larger the cache memory […]

Scale-Up and Scale-Out Flash Array

Kaminarios’s K2 is an All-Flash Array that can “scale-right” – scale-up with expansion shelves to increase capacity or scale-out with added K-Blocks to increase performance, or both. Scaling up and out is impressive on its own, but what about performance. K2 delivers consistent performance even in the face of challenging concurrent I/O demands from databases […]

Secure Data Movement Architecture

Imation (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, announced it has unveiled its new Secure Data Movement Architecture (SDMA™) to give organizations a holistic approach to actively manage their high-value data files and protect them from tampering, destruction, loss or leakage through their entire lifecycle. SDMA empowers end users to manage their own […]

Purchase your IBM 3592 Media

  Looking to purchase 3592 Tape Media. We at Sunstar Compay can help you. We purchase 3592 Tape Media! Please call (800) 663-5523 for a quote. Available with and without labels IBM 3592 Tape TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Cartridge – 300 GB   Part No. 18P7534  Provides physical cartridge capacity up to 300GB (up to 900GB […]

All-in-One Backup Appliance

Backup with a  single solution, single management interface and with a single line-item in your budget. Protect over 100 versions of computers, storage devices, operating systems, hypervisors and applications with the Unitrends Recovery Series BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance                         […]

Looking for a reliable SAN Manufacturer

If you have a need for a SAN Storage Solution, perhaps there is a need for: Density and /or Performance and /or Future Growth Consider NEXSAN: E-SERIES V :  The Nexsan E-Series V is an ultra-reliable, high-density, high performance, efficient storage array that enables lower storage costs, maximum storage uptime, and data storage ROI boosts for […]

LTO Media Sale

Sunstar Company has received a large shipment of NEW LTO media: LTO6 LTO5 IBM, Quantum and Fuji in-stock, ready to ship. Available with or without label. Please call (800) 663.-5523 for price.   

IBM releases the new IBM FlashSystem V9000

The new IBM FlashSystem V9000 delivers up to 57TB per building block. Scales to four building blocks  – four additional 57TB V9000 Storage Enclosure expansion units for large scale enterprise storage system capability. FlashSystem V9000, including its MicroLatency Flash Modules, is covered by up to seven years of hardware support. Software support for the FlashSystem V9000 […]

StorageTek T10000C Tape Drives

Sunstar Company has STK T10000C Tape Drives ready to ship. Drives mounted in SL8500 Trays. Sold with warranty! Call (800) 663-5523 for a quote Oracle’s StorageTek T10000C delivers up to 252 MB/sec and 5 TB, native High 5 TB capacity (uncompressed) 25% more capacity than any other tape drive Up to 252 MB/sec native (uncompressed) […]

Archive your data adhearing to regulatory requirements

Nexsan’s Assureon advanced archive system is ideal for freeing up primary storage, reducing the size and cost of backups, or complying with governmental regulatory requirements including HIPPA, SOX, and SEC-17. Also corporate regulators have introduced stringent compliance archiving requirements regarding electronic communications in response to the explosive growth of email & instant messaging (IM) as principle […]

Nimble News

Just four and a half years after shipping its first Adaptive Flash platform, Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), the flash storage solutions company, today announced that more than 5,000 customers worldwide have adopted the Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash platform. Achieving this significant milestone underscores the company’s vision to deliver the industry’s most efficient flash storage platform. […]

Can Backups Be Reasonably Restored?

Disk is typically easier to access than tape, but doing so does requires some effort. With disk, the data is usually not encrypted because it does not change hands that often (though disk-based encryption is quickly becoming standard). If the backup is unencrypted, it is possible to retrieve a single identified item or group of […]

Cloud Backup

Unitrends Cloud is a disaster recovery and business continuity offering that takes the capabilities of their Recovery-Series and their Unitrends Enterprise Backup backup products and enhances them with our cloud capabilities. You get the recovery and recovery assurance technologies that you would traditionally achieve from their appliances. Offerings: Metered No Limits Cloud Disaster Recovery as […]

T10000B Drives for your StorageTek Tape Library

StorageTek T10000B Tape Drives with the appropriate tray for your SL8500, SL3000 Tape Library. Drives ship with warranty Key Facts: 1 TB native capacity and 120 MB/sec throughput Built in encryption technology Supports FICON and Fibre Channel using the same hardware Protects your investment with T10000 media Enhances security and ensures data protection Call for […]

How to get optimal performance from Oracle Database servers.

Getting optimal performance from Oracle Database servers, can be challenging for their supporting storage infrastructure. Our goal; get Oracle Databases to run at optimum levels of performance even when faced with challenging workloads Production systems must be able to: Quickly process revenue-producing transactions around the clock Simultaneously executing demanding I/O operations like backups, database replication/failover, and […]

Unified Storage for media and entertainment

Imation Introduces the Nexsan™ Fibre Channel Hybrid Storage Appliance, Purpose-Built for Media and Entertainment and Data Protection Workloads     Tuesday, February 24, 2015 The NST2000 delivers next-generation hybrid caching technology to mid-sized organizations, fulfilling changing application and storage needs with new levels of performance, scalability and efficiency Imation (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and […]

Looking for a Backup Solution?

At some point in time a backup solution will be deployed in all organizations. Sure there is a wide choice of offerings and we are not just talking about disk or tape.  For the most part a number of vendors are required for a backup solution to be deployed. More likely both software and hardware […]

Why deploy flash Storage?

FLASH STORAGE! All organizations would like to deploy new applications and capabilities faster and provide a more agile and a more  scalable infrastructure. Application performance and predictability and the ability to raise operational efficiency while reducing  cost is very attractive to the administrators that work with the likes of Oracle Databases, SQL Server Databases, VDI, Server […]

Scale Up and Scale Out All Flash Array

5th Generation Scale-Up and Scale-Out All-Flash Array Kaminario K2 All-Flash Array delivers consistently high performance combined with cost effectiveness and capacity efficiency no matter what the platform or workload. Learn how K2 can help make all of your IT deployments perform better and at a significantly lower effective cost than other storage architectures. With K2 all […]

Imations Nexsan E18V SAN Storage

18 Drive Bays in just 2U, Two drawers, each supporting 9 drives, Mix and match drives Choice of drives: SSD, SAS 15K, SAS 10K and NL-SAS 7.2K Single or Dual Controller Four 16Gb FC and four 1GbE iSCSI connections Four 8Gb FC and four 1GbE iSCSI connections Four 10GbE (SFP+) and four 1GbE iSCSI (RJ45) connections Four […]

SAN Storage Required?

It seems as if at some point in time we all need to purchase some SAN Storage (Block). In some cases we can make do with a NAS (File) but if you need to run a database of some significance a SAN will be required. So what is a SAN? A storage area network (SAN) […]

StorageTek T10000 & T9840 Drives In Stock

Sunstar Company, Inc continues to grow it’s inventory of StorageTek Tape Drives. We have all models of both the T10000 and T9840 drives ready to ship with the appropriate tray for your Oracle / Suns / StorageTek Tape Library T10000A   T10000B   T10000C T9840A   T9840B   T9840C  T9840D Looking for a replacement drive? […]

IBM 3590 E1A

The IBM 3590 models E1A designed for automated tape libraries, including the IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Automated Tape Library 3494, IBM TotalStorage Virtual Tape Server, and StorageTek Silos. Also available as Standalone – call Sunstar Company, Inc. (310) 330-2900 for information. Model E1A supports up to 40GB per cartridge and 14MB/second data rate uncompressed. IBM TotalStorage Enterprise […]

Nimble Storage Issues an Adaptive Flash Challenge

Flash certainly has disruptive potential in the data center, but do you really need to pay for flash-only storage, when you could realize better price-performance and capacity with the Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash platform? That’s a crucial strategic question facing enterprise storage buyers today, who must support more and more performance-intensive applications and workloads – […]

Nexsan and PS 880 Certification

Imation (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, today announced that its Nexsan Assureon™ secure storage solutions have been certified by audit firm KPMG. The audit covers the use of Assureon by organizations based wholly or in part in Germany as part of their efforts to comply with German auditing processes. It also enables Imation and […]

Unitrends ReliableDR 4.0 – Recovery Assurance to Hyper-V® Environments

Unitrends today announced general availability of Unitrends ReliableDR™ 4.0, the industry’s first automated disaster recovery failover and testing solution for Microsoft® Hyper-V® environments. Version 4.0 extends the widely-sought recovery assurance capabilities previously available for VMware vSphere. The release of ReliableDR 4.0 is the latest in a remarkable succession of product innovation unveiled by Unitrends in […]

Backup v Archive

There is a difference between Backup and Archive Solutions BACKUP A backup refers to a copy of data that may be used to restore the original original in the event that the latter is lost or damaged beyond repair. This is your “go to” in the case of data loss. ARCHIVE An archive refers to […]

Data Integrity

Can you guarantee the integrity of your data in the backup or archive? How do you know if all your files are in the backup or archive? How do you know if there is a copy of all your files at your remote site? What is the health (integrity) of your files at each site? […]

LTO4 – IBM 3588-F4A

IBM 3588-F4A-LTO4 Tape Drive Please call (800) 663-5523 for a price and more information  Looking to sell IBM Library LTO4 tape drives. Sunstar Company just received a shipment of a couple of hundred of these drives – all full height, to be sold with warranty. Yes we are in the process of testing and based […]

Looking to Purchase IBM 3592 JB Tape Media

IBM 3592 Tape Cartridges are designed to work with the first-generation IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3592 Model J1A (3592 J1A tape drive) and the second-generation IBM System Storage TS1120 Tape Drive (TS1120 Tape Drive). Cartridges are available in three lengths and in either re-writeable or Write Once, Read Many (WORM) formats. The short length […]