Combined OEM revenue for all classes of compact tape
drives declined at a more moderate rate than units, falling from $1.
About the time [DEC's Compact Tape
was] getting successful, they sold it to Quantum.
The current edition of "Compact Tape
Outlook" report presents an in-depth analysis of the markets and detailed forecasts of shipments, revenues, and installed bases for twelve classes of compact tape
drives and four classes of related autoloaders from 2001 through 2007.
Advanced Digital Information Corporation (Nasdaq:ADIC), the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems for the open systems market, today unveiled a new compact tape
library, the Scalar(R) 24, that offers enterprise-class performance and features at a price low enough that it could reduce the cost of reliable, high performance backup for budget-constrained IT departments by 30% or more.
Combined revenue for all classes of compact tape
drives declined at a slightly higher rate than units, falling from $2.
The report shows that unit shipments of compact tape
drives increased 5% in 1999 as the decline in shipments into the desktop environment was more than offset by the increase in shipments into small and medium networks.
Abraham, author of the forthcoming edition of Freeman Report: Compact Tape
Performance Tape Outlook and Compact Tape
Outlook, respectively, assess the market for high performance and compact tape
With support for a trio of compact tape
libraries, AMASS 4.
Freeman Associates also publishes analyses of other data storage markets, including Compact Tape
Outlook, Tape Library Outlook, Optical Storage Outlook, and Optical Library Outlook.
The company's five annual storage reports cover the following areas: compact tape
drives, performance tape drives, optical disk drives, tape libraries and optical libraries.