Latest Magnetic tape data storage Stories

2008-07-14 09:00:17

OAKDALE, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imation Corp. , a worldwide leader in removable data storage, today announced its support for Sun StorageTek(TM) T10000B tape drives which provide the highest data capacity per cartridge in the enterprise tape market at one terabyte. The Sun StorageTek T10000 tape drive format utilizes Imation's proprietary Tera Angstrom(TM) technology, a proprietary coating formulation and process enabling a terabyte-capacity tape product, with Imation's...

2008-07-14 09:00:16

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) again raised the bar on the storage industry with the release of the industry's first one terabyte tape storage drives. The new eco-efficient Sun StorageTek(TM) T10000B tape drive offers customers one terabyte of native storage capacity on a single cartridge for open or mainframe systems environments. The leader in tape storage automation, Sun has delivered on its commitment to best-in-breed archive innovation and continues to trump the industry with...

Latest Magnetic tape data storage Reference Libraries

2010-09-29 14:57:36

A tape drive is a storage device that reads and writes data on a magnetic tape. It is mostly used for offline, archival data storage. Tape media is generally cost efficient and has a long archival strength. In contrast to a disk drive which provides random access storage, a tape drive provides sequential access storage. This takes the tape drive a substantial amount of time between winding tape between reels and reading individual data, which is much longer than a disk drive. Consequently,...

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