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DEFINITION: CD-R shelf life refers to the length of time that a recordable compact disc will remain viable once data has been burned onto it. Top manufacturers like Mitsui, Verbatim, Maxell, Memorex and TDK claim that premium discs, with protective coating and special dyes, will last 50 or even 100 years. Many industry experts, however, think that the unrecorded shelf life of a CD-R disc is more conservatively  … 
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A New Storage Platform Built to Handle Analytics Software
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can deploy a powerful yet cost-effective storage platform for business-analysis software such as Splunk Enterprise. Read on to learn how this open-source, software-defined approach can handle physical, virtual, and cloud environments.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Three Options for Dealing with Data Growth
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the challenges of modern storage and explores options that organizations can leverage to keep up with modern demands.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Dell and VMware

Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to EMC Storage Virtualization Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of storage virtualization and compares the costs and benefits of one specific solution.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

IDC MarketScape: Who Stands Out in the Data Center Hardware Support Services Market?
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: This study assesses the data center hardware support services market to give you a better sense of which vendors are best positioned to meet current and predicted future demands. Read on to learn which vendors set themselves apart in terms of capabilities and strategies.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CISCO & INTEL®

Is High-density Storage the Key to Your Converged Infrastructure?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource explores the possibility of utilizing dense storage solutions within converged infrastructures.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

PowerEdge R630: Big Performance in a Small Package
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn of a space saving yet powerful 1U server. Discover how with one server you can boost orders-per-minute performance by up to 10.5 times.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Questions to Consider When Selecting an All-Flash Array
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up some key questions you must ask as you search for the right all-flash array for your organization.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Investec Asset Management Shows High Returns from All-Flash Array
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study explains how one asset management company was able to use flash technology to revolutionize their storage systems, creating an 80% reduction in hardware requirements from 1.5 racks to only 10U of rack space.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

A "How-To" Guide on Using Cloud Services for Security-Rich Data Backup
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how cloud services for security-rich data backup can help your organization avoid the risks involved with data growth.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM
 
 
CD-R MACHINES DEFINITION (continued): …  estimated to be between five and 10 years. One expert from IBM estimates longevity at two to five years. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published results of accelerated aging tests on CD-Rs and DVD-Rs in 2004. CD-Rs that used phythalocyanine dye and had a gold and silver alloy coating performed best. Overall, the study estimated that 13% of discs would fail within 50 years, if the media was stored under normal office environmental conditions. NIST and the Library of Congress are now collaborating to determine the life expectancy of DVD-R media. They hope to develop a … 
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