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
WA Business News editor and journalist Mark Beyer talks one on one in a recent interview with previous 40 Under 40 Finalist Guy Holmes on the shake-up of the data storage industry and why he believes that his new venture Tape Ark will be his best yet. To read full article, please click here.Read More
Great article on how Amazon Web Services (AWS) has boosted Amazon’s performance through the growth in cloud computing and the unprecedented acceleration in usage of their services and solutions. Mentions the launch of Tape Ark in Australia and how Tape Ark will be leveraging AWS as part of their data storage solution to the archaic and unsustainable practice of paying to store tape media offsite in data vaults.Read More
Perth-based technology start up Tape Ark, founded by serial entrepreneur Guy Holmes, announced today its official launch with an innovative data storage solution which re-imagines the way we approach physical offsite data storage.
Paying money to store tape media in offsite vaults is old school. It is time to go virtual and get real access to your data. It's time for Tape Ark. #NoMoreTape #TapeIsDead #TapeZombiesRead More
After the acquisition of the Oil and Gas Data Management Division of Guy’s company SpectrumData by a US based data management firm, the CEO of Tape Ark (Guy Holmes) is now focusing his entrepreneurial efforts on his new company Tape Ark.
Tape Ark is a new technology solution developed by Guy over the last 15 years of working on tape based data sets from around the world. The innovation, when combined with the use of public cloud - like Amazon Web Services (AWS), provides the world’s first alternative to the costly and inefficient services currently available for legacy tape storage.Read More
Last week I presented a 20 minute talk at the PPDM luncheon in Perth on technologies that stand to change the future of the geophysical and data management industry. I covered Blockchain, IoT (Internet of things), Hadoop and Watson (IBM’s cognitive computing offering).
I am no expert on these areas, but I have done some casual reading and have taken a general interest in the unfolding of new technologies including things not even remotely related to geophysics, like Uber and Instagram.