Tape Ark are thrilled to have officially been appointed as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Oil & Gas Partner – the first and only AWS partner to be featured on the AWS web site for specialised, large volume tape ingest and migration of exploration data into the public cloud platform.Read More
Tape Ark are super excited to announce that we will be producing our inaugural “3D Podcast - Deep Diving into Data” at the Professional Petroleum Data Management conference in Perth on 8th & 9th August. We will be talking to some of the world leaders in oil and gas data management to get their views on the industry trends and the inside secrets of where the industry is heading. There will also be general commentary from the hosts - Tape Ark Founder & CEO Guy Holmes and Tape Ark's Director of Sales Kyle Evans about how the industry is unfolding and evolving.
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Tape Ark today announced that Founder and CEO Guy C. Holmes has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Foundation3 - a Houston-based data science product and big data consultancy specialising in the application of cutting-edge machine learning and deep learning algorithms to build deployable AI solutions in the energy and financial sectors.Read More
Tape Ark Founder and CEO Guy Holmes is honoured to have addressed the Australian Data Management Association (DAMA) Sydney Chapter last Tuesday 8th May with a lively and engaging presentation centred around the world’s growing collection of tapes and tape data.Read More
Business News editor and journalist Mark Beyer talks one on one in an interview with Tape Ark Founder and CEO Guy Holmes on the success of completing a world first in seismic data management in real time during the PPDM Petroleum Data Expo in Houston, USA.Read More
Tape Ark will be shooting live seismic data directly to the cloud and demonstrating instantaneous data capture and processing capability.
Are you heading to Houston in April for PPDM’s Professional Petroleum Data Expo?
Tape Ark will be there and Tape Ark Founder and CEO Guy Holmes will present on “The Adoption of the Cloud in the Oil Industry”. In an exclusive world first for the oil and gas industry, and in conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Guy will showcase – in real time – live seismic data acquisition taking place in Oklahoma, with data flowing directly into the AWS cloud and Availability Zone located in Virginia. Automated data management, metadata capture, GIS registration, and post processing interpretation will all be performed in Houston during his 30 minute presentation. The data will be shot and ingested straight into the AWS cloud without the need for any other storage mechanism such as tape or hard disk.Read More
Tape Ark are thrilled to announce that the company has been chosen to store historical archive tapes containing valuable NASA data from the moon..
There are 173 original 7-track magnetic tapes marked "NASA Manned Space Center”, carrying data that was recorded on the moon. The data and tapes belong to Australian Physicist and former NASA Principal Investigator Professor Brian J. O’Brien, who invented the DDE and other experiments while working with NASA at RICE University in the late 1960’s.Read More
Tape Ark will be there and not only will we have an AWS Snowball on display in our booth but Tape Ark Founder and CEO Guy Holmes has been asked to present on “the Adoption of the Cloud in the Oil Industry”. While we can’t say too much just yet, we can say that his presentation may include a world first live seismic event – be sure not to miss this.
There is only one week left to register for the Early Bird Deadline! Register now at www.ppdm.org/HExpo18 to save now!Read More
Tape Ark has today announced the launch of a comprehensive array of cloud based geophysical data management and data storage services for the oil industry to help manage data from acquisition through to archive.
The oil industry has a long and combative love affair with tape based data storage. Tape based data storage was always done as a matter of course, because no other viable options were available. However, with significant changes to cloud storage pricing and the addition of new tools for data analytics and processing, tape is rapidly becoming the second cousin in the industry.
Tape Ark CEO and Founder Guy Holmes was recently interviewed by IT News Australia journalist Ry Crozier - a great discussion on why he believes that the cloud will prevail over tape storage for legacy and archive data - despite the constant cyber security scaremongering that is being thrown at it.Read More
After first entering the charts at 163 last month, Tape Ark have jumped a massive 62 places to sit at number 101 out of 1680 Australian Start-ups according to Techboard’s September Ranking – Australia’s leading ranking of and platform for trending start-ups and young technology companies.Read More
Data Protection Gumbo Chief Data Chef Demetrius Malbrough talks to Tape Ark’s Guy Holmes about his vision and passion for restoring and giving new life to the second largest collection of data in the world (archive data on tape).Read More
Tape Ark have been recognised by ARN - Australian Reseller News Start-up Spotlight as one of the emerging start-ups who are changing the face of the IT industry in Australia. Check out the article and interview with Guy C. Holmes in the September addition here.Read More
Commvault, the world’s number one selling vendor of back-up software has appointed Perth-based technology start up Tape Ark as an authorised technology partner for tape to cloud data storage services.Read More
Drawing on his inspiration from the war between Blockbuster and Netflix, many years of personal and professional experience, as well as his past adventures, Guy provided a high-level overview on how he started his business, the AWS tools he is using and the battle that still lies ahead. It was a new perspective and alternative solution to the age old problem of offsite tape collections in storage that continue to grow in size whilst the data decays, costing serious $$ but adding no value to an organisation.Read More
If you are looking for examples of data driven change in the world, look no further than what is sitting in all the level 38 corner offices around the globe. The CEO and his personal assistant are there of course, and so is the CIO. But now a whole new band of brothers is forming – so many bands that buildings will need a lot more than 4 corners to accommodate them.
As published in The Australian Society of Exploration Geophysics - Preview Magazine Issue 189 August 2017.Read More