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26 Jan 2021

Archiware Releases P5 Version 6.1 with LTFS as Native Archive Format on LTO

Archiware GmbH

The new version features advanced updates with a focus on the P5 Archive and P5 Synchronize modules:

• LTFS as native archive format on LTO (P5 Archive)
• Built-in FFmpeg and ImageMagick utilities
• Enhanced Drag-and-drop archiving and restore (P5 Companion App)
• Merging of multiple source folders into one destination folder (P5 Synchronize)
• Checksum verification (P5 Synchronize)
• Optimized volume management for cloud storage

Munich, January 26th, 2021 – Archiware GmbH, expert in data management software, releases version 6.1 of its P5 Data Management Platform. A highlight of the new version is an entirely new cross-platform LTFS driver, which provides unparalleled efficiency and convenience with LTFS tapes.

Archiware's new approach removes the need for the open-source 'FUSE' software used by competitors. This allows direct control of the tape media, while maintaining full ISO/IEC compatibility. Users wishing to archive data to tape, with full indexing, searching, thumbnail generation, and meta-data ingest can now choose between the P5 Native and LTFS format. This is highly beneficial where interoperability with non-Archiware systems is required.

Archiving to LTFS-formatted tapes using the P5 Archive module is supported on all operating systems. Archiware is the only vendor to offer support for FreeBSD of LTFS-formatted LTO tapes for Archive.

Archiware P5 version 6.1 is now available as an upgrade or free, fully featured 30-day trial on the Archiware website: http://p5.archiware.com/download


 


 

Press Contact:
Archiware GmbH
Lana Tannir, Marketing Manager
Sonnenstr. 27
80331 Munich
www.archiware.com
lt@archiware.com
+49 89 319 084 98

Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Archiware GmbH is a privately held company with over 20 years of experience in data management software for backup, synchronization and archiving and more than 17,000 licenses sold. Archiware’s software is used by hundreds of media companies worldwide.

The product line includes:
- P5 Synchronize – Replicate data to ensure high availability
- P5 Backup – Back up server data to disk, tape and cloud
- P5 Backup2Go – Back up desktop and laptop data to disk
- P5 Archive – the MAM-like Archive to migrate data offline to disk, tape and cloud
- Pure – Essential VMware Backup

For more information, visit www.archiware.com

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