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Old 02-10-2009, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Zordani View Post
Tape drive? Wasn't that, like, vintage technology? I can't imagine why would anyone still use it today. Are there any advantages that I don't know about?
Used in conjunction with some smart software (such as IBM's TSM) tapes are ridiculously valuable. When you're dealing with data that you have to retain for 7 years due to legislation, tapes all of a sudden become very attractive as once written too they can be stored without the need for power or the such.
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