TITLE

High-capacity, removable storage drives shake floppy foundation

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Maury
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
EDN;1/18/96, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the advent of high-capacity, removable storage drives based on magnetic and optical technologies. Possible replacement of floppy disks; Advantages over floppy disks; Potential applications of high-capacity storage drives; Examples of high-capacity, removable storage drives on the market. INSETS: Looking ahead.;Software makes tape suitable for near-line storage..
ACCESSION #
9703041412

 

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