eWeek May 18, 2012 May 21, 2012,
Volume 171, Issue 4
"Despite vocal naysayers from the spinning-disk school, tape storagewhich turns 60 years of age in 2012continues to hold its own, by and large, throughout enterprise IT. This, of course, is due to its significant cost advantages, reliability and continued improvement in capacity, speed and ease of use. While many organizations are already familiar with tapes traditional usesbackup, disaster recovery and compliancemost probably don't realize that modern applications now enable tape to be used as an active file archive and as low-cost network-attached storage for latency-tolerant data..."