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Estimating Storage TCO made easy

Attempting to estimate the cost of long-term data storage can be a daunting task. In this video, George Crump and I discuss the essential...

TCO Tool V2 has arrived!

In conjunction with the availability of LTO 8 tape media, the Fujifilm TCO tool has been significantly enhanced. There are a number of...

2018 updated TCO Tool is here!

Late last year, the initial version of the FujiFilm TCO tool was released. It provided an easy way to quickly compare the cost of storing...

LTO 8 is here!

The LTO 8 announcement represents a return to the good old days, when the LTO program was running on a two to 2 ½ year announcement cycle...

A new tape storage technology benchmark

IBM Research and Sony announced a tape technology demonstration yesterday that would support a potential tape cartridge capacity of 330...

Cloud Storage: Rent or Buy?

With data archive requirements continually growing, the Cloud is frequently mentioned as a low cost option for storing infrequently...

IBM Unleashes LTO Generation 7

Yesterday IBM announced a comprehensive set of tape storage offering incorporating the new LTO generation 7 tape drives. The new LTO 7...

A cloud storage TCO comparison

The amount of digital information organizations are generating and retaining continues to grow unabated. It was not that long ago that a...

A view into the future

Making storage decisions often requires an estimate of where the underlying technology is going. It’s a bit like driving on a foggy...