Tape Storage Council Annual Report 2022

Tape to Play Critical Roles as the Zettabyte Era Takes Off


SUMMARY:

As the zettabyte era accelerates, it’s anticipated that the issue of carbon emissions and climate change will become even more critical. Fortunately the tape ecosystem has significantly expanded its roles in recent years evolving from its original function as a backup target to a key storage optimization solution contributing significantly to improving carbon emissions from IT operations. Roadmaps signal that this trend of steady tape innovation will continue in 2022 and well into the future.

TSC Annual Report (March 2022)