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Important tape storage milestone storing, protecting and accessing increasing volumes of Big Data LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE:
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.
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 InfiniVaultÂ® product line shipping with the newly released 1TB RDXÂ® removable disk cartridge.
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,...