The Emergence of a New Architecture for Long-term Data Retention
By Claudia Caramelli-Oracle on Jun 13, 2014
A new research report from Wikibon explains how the combination of flash
and tape makes for a superior solution for long-term data archives
versus using dedupe appliances.
The combination of these two technologies, that have been in the market, one for a few years and the other for decades, introduces a new concept. The concept is “Flape”, a concept first coined by Wikibon in October of 2012.
Flape is a
combination of Flash (SSD) technology and tape…this combination of
technologies when used for long-term archiving can save IT departments
as much as 300% of their overall IT budget over the course of 10
Do you want to know more? You can review the whole report here.