How Ransomware And AI Are Making Tape Backup More Viable
ITProToday, June 4th, 2019
June 4, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1

As ransomware gets smarter and the use of AI increases, tape-based backup offers some security and budget relief

"For well over a decade, tech journalists and backup vendors alike have been saying that tape is dead. Conventional wisdom has long held that disk and cloud-based backups are far superior to tape backups, and that it is time for tape to go the way of the floppy disk. But is tape about to make a comeback? On the surface, the idea that tape is about to have some sort of grand revival seems ludicrous. Even so, truth is sometimes stranger than fiction, and tape may very well be poised for a resurrection..."

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