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Sony Tape Storage Breakthrough Could Bring Us 185 TB Cartridges 208 208

jfruh (300774) writes "Who says tape storage is out of date? Sony researchers have announced a breakthrough in magnetic tape tech that increases the data density per square inch by a factor of 74. The result could be 185 TB tape cartridges. 'By comparison, LTO-6 (Linear Tape-Open), the latest generation of magnetic tape storage, has a density of 2 gigabits per square inch, or 2.5 TB per cartridge uncompressed.'"
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Sony Tape Storage Breakthrough Could Bring Us 185 TB Cartridges

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