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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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   […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 SearchStorage.com 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/SearchStorage.com 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 […]

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? […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

Storage Migration

Sunstar Company can help with the movement of your data! At some point in time a business will choose to take advantage of more efficient storage technologies. The result; move physical blocks of data from one tape or disk to another, often using virtualization techniques. The data format and content itself will not usually be changed in […]

Archive to Tape

Too much data and not enough primary storage to retain all the data? Unstructured data, seldom reviewed? Tired of backing up the same data (unchanged) time and time again. Reduce backup Secure your data in more than one location, Need to retain data for a many years Consider archiving your data to either LFT media […]

Assureon Archive

Imations’s Nexsan Assureon Archive Assureon is an archive storage solution from Nexsan that is suitable for primary storage optimization, regulatory and corporate compliance, and the secure, long-term retention of files. The Assureon offloads data from primary storage, freeing up capacity for active data and greatly reduces the size, cost and complexity of backups. Security features comply […]

Should we consider Hybrid Storage

Hybrid Storage  is defined as a combination of solid-state disk (SSD) and hard disk drives (HDD) in a single storage system. Two approaches; the first being the more common method of placing SSD drives behind the controller as a capacity tier within the storage system.In the case of Nexsan, their E Series, fits this option […]

IBM 3592-E07 TS1140 Tape Drive

 Library and standalone and dektop TS1140 drives available for shipment today. New and Refurbished Drives are sold with warranty. IBM System Storage TS1140 Tape Drive Model E07 (machine type 3592) is the fourth generation of the highly successful IBM 3592 Enterprise Tape Drive. The IBM 3592 TS1140 Model E07 has a native cartridge capacity of 1.6 […]

Nexan High Density Storage – E60VT

Nexsan E60VT is a super dense RAID array that supports 60 Drives in 4U, choice of controllers, single or dual. Ideal for unstructured data, backup ballooning data growth. Designed with energy conservation in mind. Choice of connectivity:  8GB Fibre 16GB Fibre 10GbE iSCSI 6GB SAS Expansion: Easy with the E60X (Max 2), Supporting a total of […]

We All Need To Archive Our Data

Can you afford to loose your data? None of us wish to loose data, and hopefully we backup our data on a regular basis. For many of us we find that we tend to be backing up the same data time and time again, Ask yourself the following. How much of your Corporate Data changes […]

Dternity’s Archive – Total Storage Solution

Can we really afford to keep all our data on spinning disk? Offload data from primary storage, consider the Dternity Archive from Fujifim. Dternity is Fujifilm’s data protection and archival solution for organizations seeking to preserve and protect their critical data. Combining cost-effective data tape with seamless onsite and online content protection, Dternity’s holistic approach to […]

Tape News

 To Lean More – Contact Sunstar Company, Inc  sales at (310) 330-2900 Oracle Corp Oracle has released the StorageTek T10000D enterprise tape drive with 8.5 TB of native capacity and a data transfer rate of 252 MB/s. It is backward read compatible for the three previous generations of this product. It has 54 percent more […]

Backup Plan

Technology’s given us some amazing tools to tinker with, but sometimes those tools fail. Maybe your car won’t start while trying to leave for work or your game console freezes after spending two hours reaching that final boss – it happens. As reliable as your hard drive may be, it can fail. In fact, 140,000 hard […]

Unified Storage Explained?

What is Unified Storage? Often we at Sunstar Company are asked by prospective clients questions such as, “can you tell me the difference between SAN, NAS and Unified Storage?” A simple explanation about Block and File Storage and the different connectivity options often suffice. The looming questions, what about unified?” Unified Storage is a storage system […]

Ideal Backup for Small Business

  BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance:                                                              Call (800) 663-5523 FREE for a Quote or Additional Information Purpose-built physical backup appliances for enterprise-class virtual, deep virtual, physical protection, and unified […]


All Oracle StorageTek LTO Tape Drives are library specific, requiring firmware and the appropriate tray for your Oracle / Sun / StorageTek Tape Library,   In addition it is best to match drives, this is preferred by Oracle. Please indicate of you prefer IBM or HP Drives.   Contact us online or call us at (800) 663-5523 or (310) […]

Nexsan Assureon Features and Benefits

80 Percent of data on primary storage is unstructured and never changes or changes infrequently. This data can be moved easily and transparently to a more cost-effective archive storage platform. With the Nexsan Assureon Archive Solution from Imation, data can be moved one time and recalled as needed. With the assistance of shortcuts the original […]

Purchase Online from Sunstar Company

Sunstar Company’s Web Site Has Been Refreshed! Today we added additional content for our customers that have a need for additional hardware and or software that traditionally would be purchased at a higher cost. PURCHASE ONLINE Sometimes there is no need to engage with your Sunstar representative when you know exactly what you want and […]

Nexsan E48VT RAID Array can expand to 864TB in 12U

Do you need fast, reliable storage that can support vast quantity of capacity? The Nexsan E48VT can do just that and more. Add two expansion shelves, now 864TB in 12U. Using active drawer technology the disk drives are easily accessible as are the Dual Active-Active Controllers, Power Supplies and Fans. (We are told that 8TB […]

Large Companines need the Unitrends Recovery-936S for backup!

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 backup to tape, simply backup to disk, no software required; includes Bear Metal Restore! Option: Replicate data either to a second unit to to the cloud   Unitrends Recovery 936S 73TB of Storage capacity […]

Active archives became a more mainstream best practice in 2014.

Businesses and organizations are recognizing the value of active archives in addressing their overall long-term storage needs. Here’s a look at what’s to come according to some of the industry’s top storage experts: Advanced Data Tape Will Carry More of the Storage Load With all th innovation occurring in the tape market, the pieces are […]

We Repair LTO4 Tape Drives

Standalone and Library LTO4 Tape Drives Repaired Promptly with Warranty Sunstar Company repairs your defective HP, IBM, Quantum and Tandberg LTO4 Tape Drives We have spare parts and a significant inventory of replacement drives in stock should you require a replacement drive immediately. Specifications Native Capacity: 800GB Compressed Capacity: 1.6TB (assuming 2:1) Buffer Size: 128MB […]

How Safe is Your Data?

Do you know if all your files are in the “backup” or archive? Is there a copy of all your flies at your remote site? What is the health (integrity) of your files at each site? If they are different which one is correct? Imation’s Nexsan Assureon will allow your Data Center Manager to state […]

Refurbished IBM 3590 E1A and Refurbished IBM 3590 E11 Ready to Ship

Refurbished, IBM 3590 Tape Drives are available from Sunstar Company in a variety of models. Our complete tape drive sub-systems includes; software, cables & SCSI controller suited for your platform. 3590 Tape Drives read and write to 128, 256 and 384 Tracks Traditionally the 3590E model E1A is for use in IBM 3494 Automated Tape Library. IBM’s 3590 […]

Imations Nexsan Assureon

I feel that it is necessary to highlight a number of what I would call some of the hidden features of Imation’s Nexsan Assureon. It is most important to understand that when an Assureon is purchased it comes as a pair.Recently we sold a 128TB Nexsan Assureon, the physical capacity was certainly more than 128TB […]

Unitrends New Recovery Appliance

Unitrends is making waves again. Yesterday they announced the release of the 3rd generation, all-in-one integrated appliance models New to these models: Faster CPU clock speeds AES-NI hardware encryption Increased I/O bandwidth Scales from 1TB to 97TB of raw storage 8GB to 256GB Memory in an appliance 2 to 16 CPU Cores in an appliance. Solid State […]

Unitrends RC824 to be delivered

BACKUP, ARCHIVING, INSTANT RECOVERY & DISASTER RECOVERY All-in-One Backup Appliance:   Delivering a new RC824 to one of our clients today. The Unitrends Recovery-824 possesses backup, archiving, and disaster recovery capabilities. The 824 can protect up to 16 TB of data and applications. Standard features are instant recovery and deduplication. Interested to learn more about the Unitrends Recovery […]

Current & Legacy STK Drives in Stock!

Sunstar Company has the following StorageTek Tape Drives ready to ship. All drives come with a warranty. We offer exchange, advance ship, repair services and more! To learn more contact us: Call (800) 663-5523 or (310) 330-2900 online StorageTek speed- and capacity-optimized tape storage drives enable robust data protection, energy efficiency, and fast data transfer.  Current […]

IBM LTO Library Tape Drive

► IBM 3588-F3B Library LTO3 Tape Drive   ► IBM 3588-F4A Library LTO4 Tape Drive   ► IBM 3588-F5A Library LTO5 Tape Drive   ► IBM 3588-F6A Library LTO6 Tape Drive   Generation   LTO-1 LTO-2 LTO-3 LTO-4 LTO-5 LTO-6 Native data capacity 100 GB     200 GB     400 GB     800 GB     1.5 TB     2.5 TB   […]

Data Storage Solutions

Imation’s Nexsan portfolio features solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage systems, secure automated archive solutions and high-density enterprise storage arrays. Nexsan solutions are ideal for mission-critical IT applications such as virtualization, cloud, databases, and collaboration; and energy efficient, high-density storage for backup and archiving By Application Data ProtectionProtecting your company’s data is as important to Imation as […]

Imation’s Nexsan Assureon Key Facts

Optimizing data storage requires moving infrequently accessed data from expensive, high-performance primary storage to lower-cost secondary storage. This secondary tier of storage functions as an archive, so IT administrators must ensure that their storage optimization strategy provides the same level of data protection (if not more) that they would expect from their primary storage. Assureon, […]

Tape Media and UDE Errors

Sunstar Company, Inc. repairs tape drives and tape libraries. Our clients often assume that a drive is defective, sometimes this is not the case. Prior to shipping the “defective” drive to our repair center consider that there could be an issue with the media or perhaps the tape heads need to be cleaned. Tapes: Tape […]

Reconditioned Tandberg LTO4 Tape Drive

Available from Sunstar Company, Inc. Reconditioned Tandberg Data LTO4 tape drives. Models: 7202, 7200 and 7203 3501, 3503, 35304 and 3505 Call us for a quote: 800.663.5523 Drives ship with warranty!

Reconditioned HP LTO4 Tape Drives

Ready to ship from Sunstar Company, Inc  HP LTO4 Drives for your existing tape library HP Library Drives       EH860A StorageWorks LTO4 1840 SAS – 3Gb/Sec Full-Height Internal Tape Drive EH861A StorageWorks LTO4 1840 SAS – 3Gb/Sec Full-Height External Tape Drive EH853A StorageWorks LTO4 1840 SCSI LVD, Ultra320 Full-Height Internal Tape Drive EH854A […]

Disaster Recovery

Ensuring continuity is an important consideration for maintaining a healthy and prosperous business. If recovery is ever required by your organization, you would  expect a simple, fast, and ultra-reliable data disaster recovery solutions. more The process, policies and procedures that are related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure which are vital to an […]

Archive – solving problems

Data storage is too expensive and exceeds current budget Fixed content is still being backed up Archival data requires online file access Unstructured data management is too complex Disaster Recovery (DR) – second copy and/or off-site copy, compliance/regulatory requirements  The Solution StrongBox is a NAS appliance designed for unstructured data StrongBox is primary storage with […]

Digital Imaging

Digital Imaging continues to drive up demand for storage capacity. Three reasons: High Definition (HD) cameras produce denser images Data Retention polices require longer term storage of images and video Data Replication – multiplies images as business seek to protect valuable archives. As archives grow, storage performance must keep pace so that valuable files are […]

Archive your Data

Offload NAS: Data such as photographs, video, medical records, scanned documents, court evidence, reports, experimental results and email messages do not change. Rather than fill expensive primary storage with this data, and then wasting time and media backing it up repeatedly, it is best offloaded onto a data archiving storage system where it will be better […]

Not all data was created equally!

The data you create, maintain and destroy will have different use cases. Some of these use cases will involve the near daily access of this data, but in most cases the data is never accessed again until some event triggers its restoration need.  Structured and Unstructured Data. For the most part, structured data refers to […]

Unitrends Cloud Backup & Recovery

Sunstar Company, Inc is pleased to offer our client Unitrends Cloud. Unitrends Cloud is a disaster recovery and business continuity offering that takes the capabilities of our Recovery-Series and our Unitrends Enterprise Backup backup products and enhances them with our cloud capabilities. It means that you get the recovery and recovery assurance technologies you’ve come to expect from our […]


Available from Sunstar Company. Refurbished Oracle StorageTek (STK)  enterprise tape drives StorageTek T10000D Tape Drive StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive StorageTek LTO Tape Drives Legacy StorageTek T10000B Tape Drive StorageTek T10000 Tape Drive StorageTek T9940B Tape Drive StorageTek T9940 Tape Drive StorageTek T9840D Tape Drive StorageTek T9840C Tape Drive StorageTek T9840B Tape Drive StorageTek T9840A Tape […]

Data Storage Equipment Upgrades

If your company’s IT needs have outgrown your current data storage systems, ISC can help you upgrade your equipment. We can also assist you in reconfiguring and re-deploying your old data storage equipment to be used in another company area or location if you’re not ready to decommission it just yet. We can also assist […]

Data Storage Equipment Reconditioning

Data storage equipment reconditioning is a cost-effective solution to extend the life of your out-of-warranty equipment. On-site field engineers can evaluate the health of your tape library or disk drive array systems and perform the reconditioning as needed. Contact us if you’d like more information about our data storage equipment reconditioning, call 800.663.5523D.

On-Site Data Storage Services

We understand that your data storage equipment maintenance needs sometimes go beyond depot repair, advance exchange and technical support over the phone. That’s why we also offer an extensive choice of on-site data storage services performed by professional Field Engineers, including:          Decommissioning Removal & Destruction When facing end-of-life decisions about your data storage equipment, you want […]

Protects high-value data in conformity with the toughest corporate governance & governmental regulatory requirements

THE ULTIMATE IN DATA SECURITY Reduces storage costs and boosts user efficiency Easy-to-manage and cloud-ready        Cloud Connectivity The Nexsan Assureon can be configured to allow multiple applications, departments or even companies to securely operate with complete separation. Multi-tenancy features enable service providers to offer archive-as-a-service. This also allows large organizations to achieve strict separation of […]

IBM 3592 Drives in Generic Dual RackMount Encloure

Need to read IBM Enterprise 3592 Media outside of your tape Library? Traditionally these drives have been installed in either IBM or Spectra Logic tape libraries. Most commonly these IBM drives are installed in the IBM TS3500 and TS4500 tape libraries. Working on a project – possibly reading or writing data offsite, small projects that require your data on […]

All-in-One Backup Appliance

Fast, reliable back up and restoration of files and folders. All Unitrends appliances use disk-to-disk technology to provide greater speed and reliability than tape-based systems. Purpose-built physical backup appliances for enterprise-class virtual, deep virtual, physical protection, and unified computer protection. Unitrends provides physical, virtual and cloud-based protection and recovery for every organization’s most valuable assets: its data and applications. Supported by […]

Archive to LTFS

Data is exploding across the digital universe faster than ever before. While new information may need to be preserved for 2 or 20 years, data always needs to be accessible and accurate. StrongBox solves data storage and protection challenges at a low cost while keeping your files fully accessible and simplifying long-term preservation. StrongBox Key Benefits: Reduces […]

Data Archiving Solution

Nexsan : The Nexsan Assureon™ is an archive system that is ideal for primary storage optimization, regulatory and corporate compliance, and the secure, long-term retention of files.  Assureon offloads data from primary storage to free up space for active data and greatly reduces the size, cost and complexity of backups. Imation’s Nexsan Assureon archive system is a complete, turn-key archiving solution for fixed […]

Managing rapid, unpredictable growth in digital content and data

Government, healthcare and financial organizations in particular are challenged daily with managing rapid, unpredictable growth in digital content and data, while ensuring compliance with industry and government regulations. The Nexsan Assureon solution brings advanced, secure automated archiving to mid-sized organizations and enterprises to optimize storage infrastructures and manage regulatory compliance. By deploying the Nexsan Assureon solution, organizations can automate storage policies […]

Why customers choose Nimble

The Nimble platform has been adopted by cloud service providers, and mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies across a wide range of industries. These customers rely on a mix of applications, and run a variety of workloads and then there is their superior customer experience. Nimble believes flash will upend traditional disk-based architectures, and that cloud-based […]

Refurbished IBM 3592 Tape Drives in Generic Table Top Enclosure

So you have a need for a stand alone IBM 3592 tape drive. Sunstar Company, a stocking Value Added Reseller of refurbished IBM 3592 tape drives (IBM models TS1120. TS1130 and TS1140) can support your requirement for a stand alone 3592 tape drive. We understand your needs and we can support your requirements. Now with […]