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09-05-12, 12:00 PM
http://storageconference.org/2012/Speakers/NewmanPhoto.jpg (http://www.enterprisestorageforum.com/features/cloud-storage-marketing-hype-amazon-glaciers-big-claims.html)Over at Enterprise Storage Forum (http://www.enterprisestorageforum.com/features/cloud-storage-marketing-hype-amazon-glaciers-big-claims.html), Henry Newman is up in arms about Amazon‚??s new Glacier cloud storage announcement (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/08/30/quantum_q_cloud/). Is Glacier (http://aws.amazon.com/glacier/) a ‚??Tape Killer‚?? or has marketing run amok?

They start off the marketing with the usual claim that what we have developed will kill tape. How many times have I heard this over how many decades? Does anyone believe it? Sadly there are some that likely will.

Read the Full Story (http://www.enterprisestorageforum.com/features/cloud-storage-marketing-hype-amazon-glaciers-big-claims.html).

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