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ALSO CALLED: Microtapes, Videotapes, Tapes
DEFINITION: Dual-layer magnetic tape, also known as dual-side magnetic tape, is a high-density storage medium with a capacity more than 15 times that of conventional magnetic tape. IBM and Fuji Photo have developed a prototype system that stores 6.67 billion bits of data per square inch. According to IBM, dual-layer magnetic tape in a linear tape open (LTO) cartridge could store the same amount of data as eight  … 
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Long Term Archivability and Stability of Fujifilm Magnetic Tape Using Barium-Ferrite (BaFe) Particle
sponsored by FujiFilm
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives the results of tests on a new magnetic tape storage solution that uses Barium-Ferrite particles to provide long term storage capabilities under various conditions.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

FujiFilm

Get the most out of your data backup tapes: Caring for magnetic media
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers have specific instructions for the care of magnetic tape cartridges, which differ from tape technology to tape technology. It's important to follow those instructions in addition to the general suggestions presented here. Read this tutorial now to find out so much more.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2010

Quantum Corporation

Disk-based Data Protection Options: The Changing Data Protection Landscape
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will compare and contrast the benefits of all new disk-based data protection options to allow you to select the best technology for each of the data types to be protected in your environment.
Posted: 20 Nov 2008 | Published: 20 Oct 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
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MAGNETIC TAPES DEFINITION (continued): … Dual-layer magnetic tape, also known as dual-side magnetic tape, is a high-density storage medium with a capacity more than 15 times that of conventional magnetic tape. IBM and Fuji Photo have developed a prototype system that stores 6.67 billion bits of data per square inch. According to IBM, dual-layer magnetic tape in a linear tape open (LTO) cartridge could store the same amount of data as eight million books, in a format half the size of a single VHS cassette. The prototype uses dual layers of barium ferrite, which is stable over time and not prone to corrosion, to provide greater data longevity and better read/write accuracy.Dual-layer magnetic tape drives for consumer use are expected to be on the market by 2010.
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