Patricia Barbeau operates an IBM 729 at Camp Smith in Hawaii (1969). Credit: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Why More Tech Giants Opt for IBM’s Tape Data Storage in the Cloud

On the 20th anniversary of the open LTO tape standard, more companies are turning to the reinvented digital tape-in-the-cloud technology.

By Katia Moskvitch

Remember the days of Walkman, with your favorite tape stuck inside? The era of audio cassettes may be long gone, but quietly, tape technology lives on in our digital world.




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