June 14, 2017 Nicole Hemsoth
IPOs and major investments in storage startups are one thing, but when it comes to a safe tech company investment, all bets are still on tape.
The rumors of tape’s death are greatly exaggerated, but there have been some changes to the market. While the number of installed sites might be shrinking for long-time tape storage maker, SpectraLogic, the installation sizes of its remaining customers keeps growing, which produces a nice uptick in revenue for the company, according to its CTO, Matt Starr.
This makes sense since the relatively smaller backups and archives make better performance sense on disk—and many …Read more