Clipper NotesTM: In Search of the Long-Term Archiving Solution – Tape Delivers Significant TCO Advantage over Disk

Clipper NotesTM: In Search of the Long-Term Archiving Solution – Tape Delivers Significant TCO Advantage over Disk

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Putting to rest many of the claims that tape has passed its prime, this Clipper Note from The Clipper Group confirms that tape can be an important cost-saving storage technology for long-term archiving of big files in a tiered storage architecture.  A couple of highlights:

  • For long-term archiving of digital data, the average disk-based solution costs 15 times the average tape-based solution. 
  • The cost of energy alone for the average disk-based solution exceeds the entire TCO for the average tape-based solution.
Vendor:
Oracle Corporation
Posted:
11 Mar 2012
Published
07 Jun 2011
Format:
PDF
Length:
20 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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