Tape Redirector White Paper

Published: March 2016
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This document describes StarWind Tape Redirector which resolves the distance limitations issue between the backup server and tape drive by transferring backup data over any IP network using iSCSI. It acts as a translation layer between VMs and the tape library, providing a VM solution with the interface for accessing the tape hardware. VMs perform backups directly to the tape library via iSCSI in loopback.

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