The web is buzzing with predictions for what will be big, what will collapse and what will take over in 2013. We thought we’d jump on the bandwagon and put up Infostor’s predictions for storage in 2013 alongside a look at the backup industry for the year ahead from Network World.
It seems that the Secret Service is nearly as good at keeping track of their backup tapes as they are at keeping a lid on their Columbian parties. The guys who keep the President safe day and night lost a couple of backup tapes way back in 2008 and it’s just come out now.
Think your data is important? You’ll probably want to keep it around for quite a while then. Dust off your old rock collection because engineers at Hitachi just used quartz to create a storage medium that could last for 300 million years.
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