Post by Eric Slack (thank you) – Tape is alive and kicking 🙂
It happened again, another industry veteran has dismissed tape as an obsolete technology. This time it was an EMC executive responding to the tired question “is tape dead yet?”, posed in a recent TechTarget interview. His response was “There is not a lot of new innovation on tape, but our customers need it and we are there for them”. Our friends at EMC get many things right, but this one is wrong. Tape is actually experiencing a renaissance of innovation that makes it arguably more innovative than disk based systems.
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