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compact tape

Magnetic tape technologies that use small cartridges. It includes the Travan and SLR QIC formats as well as DAT, 8mm, SAIT, DLT/SDLT and LTO. The following market projections are reproduced with permission from Freeman Reports, Ojai, CA (www.freemanreports.com), an organization devoted to magnetic tape market research. See Freeman Reports, magnetic tape, QIC, DAT, 8mm tape, AIT, DLT and LTO.

































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