Latest Magnetic tape Stories

2014-05-19 16:25:55

Important tape storage milestone storing, protecting and accessing increasing volumes of Big Data LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers announced they have demonstrated a new record of 85.9 billion bits of data per square inch in areal data density on low-cost linear magnetic particulate tape -- a significant update to one of the computer industry's most resilient, reliable and affordable data storage technologies for Big Data....

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2014-05-05 04:08:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Ask anyone born in the last 20 years what a cassette tape is, and odds are you’ll most likely receive a blank look in return. However, that could change following the unveiling of Sony’s latest invention – a new type of magnetic tape capable of holding 148 gigabytes (GB) worth of data per square inch. According to Gizmodo’s Robert Sorokanich, the enhanced magnetic tape means that a single cassette would be able to store...

2010-05-05 09:45:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ProStor Systems, the leader in enterprise-class removable disk storage systems for business backup, archiving, and retention management, today announced the general availability of its ProStor InfiniVault® product line shipping with the newly released 1TB RDX® removable disk cartridge. Collie Burnett, President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters stated, "AIB is very excited to utilize...

2010-01-21 23:06:00

ZURICH, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers today announced they have demonstrated a world record in areal data density on linear magnetic tape - a significant update to one of the computer industry's most resilient, reliable and affordable data storage technologies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) This breakthrough proves that tape technology can increase capacity for years to come, which has important implications, as tape storage...

Latest Magnetic tape 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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