100TB Tapes Rival Tapes, Hard Drives, DNA For Data Archiving Dominance

While cloud storage remains the most visible segment of consumer storage in the entire technology ecosystem, the piece that requires the most capacity remains hidden. Archival and long-term storage of data by hyperscalers and service providers has gathered steam over the past decade as more of our lives – especially due to the COVID lockdown – have taken place online.

Optical storage (think DVD and Blu-ray) has been overshadowed as film, exotic media (like silicon or DNA) and hard drives compete for supremacy in the hotly contested area of ​​archiving. However, a newcomer, Folio Photonicsaims to deliver the goods faster than anyone else by putting a new spin on existing optical technology.

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