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Tape Storage: Future Looks Bright
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Susan Fogarty
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Susan Fogarty,
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1/8/2014 | 10:04:05 AM
State of tape
George, thanks for the reality check on tape. I can understand why the market remains healthy, especially for mid-sized and smaller businesses. But do you think that with the rate that data is growing tape will continue to be a practical solution? I would think that even for smaller companies, physical space constraints will start to be an issue.
SKENNISTON017
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SKENNISTON017,
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1/9/2014 | 4:49:29 PM
Tape is Cool in 2014!
George, thanks for this... there are many opportunities to leverage tape in the new world of looking for low cost, long term storage... I too have been writing about it... 2014, The Year of the Undead, the Year of Tape

Happy New Year sir, hope you have a great year!


Steve


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