Even though this technology is stuck in the 90s, studies have shown a 15 per cent increase in sales in 2007 over 2006 – which is surprising considering the LTO tape has proved to be next to impossible to recover when re-writes or failures occur.
Kroll Ontrack is one company which has seen a huge increase in the amount of requests for LTO tape recovery, as they now have the capability to recover previously lost information.
This capability is especially critical as more and more companies have to comply with rules and regulations regarding data retention or produce backup data during litigations and investigations. µ
Retro storage formats have it taped
By Emma Hughes on Aug 25, 2008 7:49AM