Rethinking Backup and Recovery: Disk vs. Tape

by NetGear

Oct 01, 2011

Download This paper outlines the issues a business should consider in evaluating and planning a transition from tape to disk storage for its backup and recovery environment, and details the technical and business advantages of disk-based backup hardware and services specifically designed for the current and emerging requirements of small and midsize businesses.

Disk storage has steadily replaced tape over the entire history of IT, as hard-drive capacity grows and their price drops. As disk emerges as the leader in both price and performance, it's time for small and midsize businesses to take advantage of the reliability, performance, and economy of disk-based backup and recovery.