Tape Storage Council Annual Report 2020

Tape Has Become a Strategic Imperative in the Mass Storage Landscape


SUMMARY:

The year 2020 will certainly be remembered for the COVID-19 pandemic, the defining global health crisis of our time. How it plays out remains unclear but the digital data storage landscape continues to expand presenting a constant stream of new challenges. This is evident for the tape industry as the steady arrival of many rich technology improvements has set the stage for tape to remain the most cost-effective storage solution for the enormous high capacity and archival challenges that lie ahead. Roadmaps signal this trend of steady technological tape innovation to continue well into the future.

TSC Annual Report (December 2020)