[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?
Is Tape Winding Down as a Backup Option?Recent well-publicized backup tape losses appear to be pushing some storage users to consider disk-based alternatives.
[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.