Size Matters…When it Comes To Your Data

LTO back up tapes have increased exponentially in storage capacity since their release in the early 2000s. In fact, Generation 6 of Ultrium’s flagship LTO tapes can hold up to 6.25 TB of data on a single tape. But how much information is that, really? What happens when data size gets bigger and bigger? And what exactly are terabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes anyway?

In this “Data Size Matters” infographic, [email protected] answers some of these questions and explores the history and future of commercial hard drives.

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Greg Bussmann is a Marketing Specialist at Office Essentials. He is a lifelong, proud St. Louisan, a technology enthusiast, and father to four teenage daughters. He spends his spare time providing rides, chaperoning dates and trying to keep track of his credit cards. He also enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals when it's his turn to use the remote. Email Greg anytime.