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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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Eight Features Today's Datacenters Need from Storage
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper discusses 8 critical capabilities that today's data centers need from storage and should be reviewed while comparing offerings.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nimble Storage

Maximize Your IT with All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the budgetary issues that face storage pros and how they are managing today's soaring data growth.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Revolutionary VDI Storage
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This resource talks about a storage solution that can make VDI not only feasible but simple as well. This solution delivers an SSD user experience to every desktop while maintaining existing management techniques and driving virtual desktops far lower than physical counterparts.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

EMC & Arrow

Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization on HP Converged System 700x
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, in-depth resource to find out how HP's latest solution for virtual environments can benefit your organization.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Pay-as-you-Grow Data Protection for Small to Medium Businesses
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: There is a clearly identifiable need for today's storage administrators to refocus their approach toward a scalable data protection and recovery solution. Take a look at this white paper to learn about the data protection requirements for storage admins.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

The Value of Off-Site Data Protection Services
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes an off-site data protection service that can keep electronic media secure while providing efficient retrieval with the help of high-specification service elements for magnetic, optical and solid-state media.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Iron Mountain

Industry-Leading Duo Provides Innovative Cloud Performance and Reliability
sponsored by VMware and IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this game-changing resource to uncover the key features of a private cloud solution duo, which can provide your users with secure, available-access to your business-critical knowledge – and make virtualized business intelligence a reality for your organization.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

VMware and IBM

Flash Gains Ground as Enterprise Storage Option
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores the benefits and limitations of flash and how IT can develop an enterprise-level storage strategy that leverages—but doesn't rely exclusively—on flash. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

Dell and VMware

Plan for Success when Migrating from GroupWise to Office 365
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this exclusive white paper to find out how you can utilize key factors of migration from GroupWise to Office 365, to propel yourself through a successful transition process.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

The Truth About Tape
sponsored by FujiFilm
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives the facts on tape and its place in the world of storage. Industry expert Jon Toigo weighs in on the continued relevance of one of the oldest computer technologies still in use today.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

FujiFilm
 
 
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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