FUJIFILM Object Archive, Tiger Bridge Solutions Partner to Provide Long-Term, Scalable Storage Management

July 29, 2021

VALHALLA, N.Y., July 29, 2021 — FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. announces a joint marketing alliance with Tiger Technology (Alpharetta, Ga.) to provide business customers with a long-term, secure, and scalable storage management solution for the seamless movement of data from a primary storage tier to tape storage.

Integrating Fujifilm’s Object Archive software with Tiger Technology’s Tiger Bridge software offers active archiving to tape while preserving the entire chain of custody. The resulting environment provides a complete archiving solution to simplify the management and archive of unstructured data, and its movement into low-cost, long-term storage.

How the two software solutions work together:

The Tiger Bridge solution monitors and manages selected areas of the local file system, then identifies data based on metadata attributes to move it to the FUJIFILM Object Archive platform. Aging content can be actively archived – meaning that aged files no longer reside on local disk space, yet remain fully visible and accessible to users and applications. Once this content is archived, FUJIFILM Object Archive software provides a secure, long-term archival copy on tape, with a physical air-gap, while permitting continued access to the data. This provides immutable data copies that can help prevent a ransomware or cryptolock attack on a network.

“Working together, Tiger Bridge and FUJIFILM Object Archive software products provide a comprehensive archive solution that scales seamlessly as archive needs increase,” says Tom Nakatani, vice president of sales and marketing, FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. “The combined environment offers secure data protection for sensitive digital assets while minimizing the total cost of managing long-term data.”

“Successful long-term archiving is achieved when you have confidence in immediately accessing your data, even when today’s technology fails you,” says Lance Kelson, executive vice president at Tiger Technology. “Using an open tape format is the essential first step, but one must still be wary of archiving software that encapsulates your content in a proprietary wrapper. The Tiger Bridge solution stores files in their native format when moving data to FUJIFILM Object Archive software, thereby preserving the chain of custody and avoiding vendor lock.”

To learn more about FUJIFILM Object Archive software subscriptions, visit http://fujifilmobjectarchive.com.

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. is FUJIFILM Corporation’s U.S.-based manufacturing, marketing and sales operation for data tape media and data management solutions. The company provides data center customers and enterprise industry partners with a wide range of innovative recording media products and archival solutions. Based on a history of thin-film engineering and magnetic particle science such as Fujifilm’s NANOCUBIC and Barium Ferrite technology, Fujifilm creates breakthrough data storage products. Worldwide, Fujifilm and its affiliates have surpassed the 170 million milestone for the number of LTO ULTRIUM data cartridges manufactured and sold since introduction, establishing the company as the leading global manufacturer of mid-range and enterprise data tape.

For more information on FUJIFILM Recording Media products, visit https://www.fujifilm.com/us/en/business/data-storage. For more information about FUJIFILM Object Archive software, visit http://fujifilmobjectarchive.com.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings cutting edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the various fields including healthcare, highly functional materials, document solutions and imaging products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2021, the company had global revenues of $21 billion, at an exchange rate of 106 yen to the dollar. The Fujifilm global family of companies is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com

About Tiger Technology

Tiger Technology has been developing high-performance, secure, data management software solutions for companies in Enterprise IT, Surveillance, Media and Entertainment, and SMB/SME markets since 2004. Customers use Tiger solutions worldwide in over 120 countries. Tiger’s software portfolio consists of high-speed NAS/SAN file system sharing, virtual volume set and virtual project workspace management in addition to local and cloud tiering and synchronization solutions. Tiger Technology enables organizations of any size and scale to manage their digital assets on-premises, in any public cloud, or through a hybrid model. The company is privately held and benefits from the talent of over 40 industry-experienced engineering and field professionals. It is headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria and in Alpharetta, GA, USA. For further information, please visit: https://www.tiger-technology.com/


Source: FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc.

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