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Nearly Half the World’s Data Is Stored on Tape—And That’s Great News. See Why.

Nearly Half the World’s Data Is Stored on Tape—And That’s Great News. See Why.

Your bank stores its most critical information on tape. So does your hospital. So do your favorite businesses, stores, and venues. That’s because it’s the best medium for long-term storage across the board.

It’s not old school, it’s smart school. But what are you supposed to do when some (disk-only) vendor says things like “tape is expensive,” or outdated, or unreliable?

Long-standing myths about tape storage are not just debunked, they’re held up to the light, shredded to bits, and discarded like yesterday’s news. You’ll learn that:

  • Tape has a lower TCO than disk—and why
  • Tape provides the best archival foundation for modern tiered storage solutions
  • Tape is about 4 million times more reliable than disk (really)
  • Tape is secure

And this is a reminder that if you’re looking into backup and archive solutions, look no further. Because Oracle tape storage solutions provide the most complete, scalable, and secure storage for your archival data.

Download the Oracle tech brief: Debunking Five Myths About Tape Storage.


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