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20 May 2014 IBM and Fujifilm Show Super Dense Storage Tape for Big Data Work [36596]
InfoWorld, May 20th, 2014

"Anticipating a storage crunch spurred by big data, IBM and Fujifilm are advancing the state of art in magnetic tape with a prototype capable of storing 85.9 billion bits of data per square inch.

In an industry standard LTO size cartridge, tape like that could store up to 154 terabytes of uncompressed data. Today's LTO version 6 cartridge holds 2.5 terabytes..."
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19 May 2014 Whomp! There It Is: IBM Demos 154tb Tape [36597]
The Register, May 19th, 2014

"IBM and Fujifilm have demoed a 154TB LTO-size tape cartridge which could come to market in 10 years' time.

While it falls short of the Sony 185TB development, it should, with IBM's tape partnerships, see Sony exit the field.

The Sony development involved a 148Gbit/in^2 tape density and its own tape design to achieve a 185TB uncompressed capacity. IBM has been working with Fujifilm to extend today's Barium Ferrite (BaFe) tape particle technology to achieve 85.9Gbit/in^2..."
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09 Apr 2014 1.3 Cents/GB When Using LTO-6, Said LTO Program [35802]
Storage Newsletter.com, April 9th, 2014

"The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), HP, IBM and Quantum, announced that LTO generation 6 tape has reached a cost-per-gigabyte of 1.3 cents based on the current market price of tape media. (Assuming LTO-6 cartridge price of $80 based on a pricing survey of more than two dozen websites offering LTO-6 cartridges and assuming 2.5:1 compressed capacity of a single cartridge. Actual prices may vary.).."
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07 Apr 2014 3 Trends Driving Big Data Breakthroughs: A CIO's View [35761]
Information Week, April 7th, 2014

"The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), HP, IBM and Quantum, announced that LTO generation 6 tape has reached a cost-per-gigabyte of 1.3 cents based on the current market price of tape media. (Assuming LTO-6 cartridge price of $80 based on a pricing survey of more than two dozen websites offering LTO-6 cartridges and assuming 2.5:1 compressed capacity of a single cartridge. Actual prices may vary.)..."
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24 Jan 2014 Fujifilm Manufactured 100 million LTO Cartridges [34646]
StorageNewsletter.com, January 24th, 2014

"Fujifilm Recording Media USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, a manufacturer of storage media, has manufactured over 100 million LTO (Linear Tape-Open) Ultrium data cartridges since its release of the first generation of LTO in 2000.

This equates to over 53 thousand petabytes of storage and more than 41 million miles of tape, enough to wrap around the globe 1,653 times..."
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