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Ten Interesting Facts About Tape Backup

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    Tape's Got Your Back

    Tape has proven its value as a reliable method for recovering data in the best and worst of circumstances. In other words, it’s always got your back. It has helped many companies recover from natural and man-made disasters, breaches, viruses and other security violations.

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Ten Interesting Facts About Tape Backup

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    Tape's Got Your Back

    Tape has proven its value as a reliable method for recovering data in the best and worst of circumstances. In other words, it’s always got your back. It has helped many companies recover from natural and man-made disasters, breaches, viruses and other security violations.

Tape technology celebrated its 63rd birthday on Thursday, May 21, and unlike some of us, it’s managed to only get better with age. Did you know that in 1952, when tape was first created, it weighed 935 pounds and held 2.3 MB of data? Today, it weighs closer to 12 pounds. Now that’s a digital diet!

To celebrate tape’s birthday and better understand how tape has remained a viable and vital means of protecting data, Iron Mountain has compiled 10 interesting facts about tape backup you may not have known.