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In Search of the Long-Term Archiving Solution-Tape Delivers Significant TCO Advantage over Disk

Authored on: Feb 20, 2013

Download The Clipper Group examines what to do now to prepare for the ensuing decades of continuing data growth, technology change, and increasing long-term preservation requirements. For long-term archiving of digital data:

•  The average disk-based solution costs 15 times the average tape-based solution
•  The cost of energy alone for the average disk-based solution exceeds the entire TCO for the average tape-based solution


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