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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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Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
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Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

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Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
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WHITE PAPER: This infographic highlights a flash storage solution that is 1/5 the price of other SSD solutions, but has 90% less latency than traditional spinning arrays.
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The Basics of Data Deduplication Solutions
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EGUIDE: This guide gives the basics of deduplication and focuses on how deduplication fits in with disaster recovery strategies. It also shows the advantages of hardware and software deduplication.
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Accelerating eCommerce with IBM FlashSystem
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Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

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Hitachi Accelerated Flash Storage
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DATA SHEET: This concise data sheet highlights a storage solution that offers a rack-optimized design that delivers more than 30TB per 2U tray and 4 times better device performance compared to enterprise solid-state drives.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

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The Changing Face of Tier-1 Storage in the Modern Data Center
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WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative, in-depth white paper to discover how the modern data center is affecting the face of tier-1 storage.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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IBM PureFlex System and VMware vCloud Enterprise Suite
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Check out this in-depth document to discover how IBM and VMware are working together to provide the tools needed for customers to deploy a cloud infrastructure successfully.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

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Data Storage Efficiency Tips: Reuse, Virtualize, Don't Overdo Flash
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EGUIDE: The e-guide gives tips for efficiency in storage centers from an expert in the industry. It also gives some challenges that are facing storage managers these days.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

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Take Control of Your Data - A Guide to Understanding Storage Technologies
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WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this informative guide to discover how you can master your storage needs with HP's industry-leading solution.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

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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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