[June 17, 2010] High-end tape storage is the most reliable enterprise storage media, orders of magnitude better than SAS drives, so why can't it be put to better use?
The Perils of Long-Term StorageYour tapes may be designed to last for 30 years, but will you still be able to read them then?
[April 20, 2010] The effect of the evolution of Ethernet on the data storage market offers a case study in the causes of technology market disruption and innovation.
[February 25, 2010] Cheap, high-capacity disk storage and deduplication are pushing tape backup into an archiving role.
[January 22, 2010] Far from dying, data tape storage technology is getting faster, denser and more secure.
[November 23, 2009] New products from Spectra Logic and Quantum show that tape isn't dead yet.
[February 11, 2009] If you think you've got data storage headaches, wait till you see what the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration is facing.
[January 16, 2008] Online backup vendors have got it all wrong by using disk instead of tape.
[August 16, 2006] Data tapes have limits and a finite lifespan, and — if you care about your data — you better know what they are.
[May 18, 2006] When tape and RAID data rates don't match, the result can be a big performance bottleneck.
[April 26, 2006] Vendors have made strides to address tape wind quality issues, but problems remain, not the least of which is what to do with all your old data tapes.
[June 16, 2005] Rumors of tape's demise have been greatly exaggerated.
[August 10, 2004] In part 3 of our series on data replication, EnterpriseStorageForum contributor Henry Newman uncovers a little-known problem that could pose a big threat to your stored data.