Tape Ark Founder and CEO Guy Holmes to Present at Amazon Web Services User Group

Tape Ark Founder and CEO Guy Holmes to Present at Amazon Web Services User Group

Guy Holmes, founder and CEO of Tape Ark. Guy's entrepreneurial journey began in 2003, but the rise of AWS after its relaunch in 2006 planted a unique idea in his head that lead to the creation of Tape Ark.  

Drawing inspiration from the war between Blockbuster and Netflix, many years of personal and professional experience, as well as his past adventures, Guy will provide a high-level overview on how he started his business, the AWS tools he is using and the battle that still lies ahead

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Tape Ark Launches With Mission To Revolutionise the Way We Store Archive Tape

Tape Ark Launches With Mission To Revolutionise the Way We Store Archive Tape

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 #TapeZombies

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Tape Ark Launches

Tape Ark Launches

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.

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Sick and Alone

Sick and Alone

Last issue I wrote a serious article about cloud storage, the future of storage for oil and gas data, and the death of tape.

Since then I have been neck deep in thought about what this all means. Not just thought, but modelling, examination, and theory testing. I have the bug, and this bug is not something you just take a tablet for and have a good sleep. This bug is nasty. It comes with breathing difficulties, sleep deprivation, itchy scalp, heart palpitations, difficulties concentrating, stress-related skin irritation, and bowel dysfunction. Significantly increased caffeine intake seems to be the only thing that holds it at bay, and even that is only temporary.

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