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Jon Allen

Member Since:
December 7th 2017
11 Posts
BRU PE, Catalina, and What's Next
by Tim Jones 8 months ago
Hi Folks, We've been getting a lot of confused communications concerning BRU PE, Catalina, and where things go from here. The simple answer is "ArGest Backup". In light of bringing BRU PE to Linux and
Re: BRU PE, Catalina, and What's Next
by Jon Allen 8 months ago
Hi Tim, I see you have responded to other threads so I will assume you are not interested in responding to me. I was told by Paige in December that she would assign me permanent serial and licence key
Tolis Group Tech Support Issue
by Barry Hu 2 years ago
Is anyone else having issue with Tolis Group tech support I opened a ticket with them in August. They offer some help initially but the issue was never resolved. At first they attributed the poor resp
Re: Tolis Group Tech Support Issue
by Jon Allen 2 years ago
My experience is that they have over promised in terms of response time and rollout of updates and new products. On the tech support side, if you send a ticket with, say, 3 parts to it, they will pick
'Offline' tape backup, or 'image' and backup
by Neil Sadwelkar 2 years ago
Just like for DVDs or Blu-rays, one could take some data and make an image out of it, and then other software could write this image to disk. Is there something similar for LTO tapes So, if the LTO dr
Re: 'Offline' tape backup, or 'image' and backup
by Jon Allen 2 years ago
Hi Tim When you say contact support...I tried to get them to explain the upstaging maybe 3 or 4 times and never got a satisfactory answer. Due to the delay in BRU PE for linux I have had to use Server
BRU PE Windows and Linux versions? Can't find any news on this software that was announced 3 years ago? Should I just get Preroll Post?
by Malcolm Wright 3 years ago
Hello, I am leaning quite heavily towards BRU PE for archiving video to LTO. It was far more cost effective for me to opt for an internal LTO drive with a SAS interface destined for a PC, compared to
Re: BRU PE Windows and Linux versions? Can't find any news on this software that was announced 3 years ago? Should I just get Preroll Post?
by Jon Allen 2 years ago
Thanks Malcolm - I have 100+ tapes already in bru format, it works very well and I like knowing that the company has been around for so long without being bought sold merged spun off. I think bru serv
which LTO6 drive to buy?
by Rachael Busher 3 years ago
I'm just trying to scour the web a bit more for any other advice or educated opinions to help me figure out the subject title. I'm planning on buying an LTO6 drive no later than the Feb-March window.
Re: which LTO6 drive to buy?
by Jon Allen 3 years ago
Hi Rachel, I will share you my 3 month mark report from trying LTO. I chose LTO6 because its the cheapest per TB and I have a closet to store the tapes. I can understand if you are paying per square i
BRU PE 3.1.29 will not even begin an archive
by Dan Olsen 3 years ago
Hello all, I updated to 3.1.29 today after having issues with BRU PE 3.1.18 (had been relatively stable for a while) starting to randomly quit during jobs. I wish I hadn't, because now I can't get any
Re: BRU PE 3.1.29 will not even begin an archive
by Jon Allen 3 years ago
I am doing good with .28 (build 432) on os 10.12.6. I think they are doing the best they can but apple keeps changing things with their updates. Apple doesn't seem to think this is a problem but in th
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