*Introduces industry-first tape library technology capable of storing nearly 3 exabytes of data — enough to store almost 3X the mobile data in U.S. in 2010*
ARMONK, N.Y., – 09 May 2011: IBM today announced new tape storage and enhanced archiving, deduplication offerings designed to help clients efficiently store and extract intelligence from massive amounts of data.
The amount of information generated is increasing dramatically each year driven by armies of sensors, mobile devices, social networks, cloud computing and public sources of information like the Web. At the same time, demand for storage capacity worldwide will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 49.8 percent from 2009-2014, according to IDC (1). Clients require new technologies and ways to capitalize on the growing volume, variety and velocity of information known as “Big Data.” (more…)