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Why high capacity tape storage will be essential to managing the coming archive data tsunami

posted Jun 21, 2012, 9:16 AM by Bradley Johns

The continued growth of digital archive data challenges the ability of enterprises to effectively control costs while meeting service level objectives and compliance requirements. Fortunately, the storage industry recognizes these challenges and is looking to help customers address the effective management of the archive information tsunami. A good example is the recent report  published by the Information Storage Industry Consortium entitled , “INSIC’s 2012-2022 International Magnetic Tape Storage Roadmap” (available at http://www.insic.org/news/2012Roadmap/news_12roadmap.html). I"ve posted on the implications of the roadmap for customers at  http://bradjohnsconsulting.blogspot.com/