1 post • joined 25 Aug 2012
You can buy 60TB of tape storage for about $18K (US). That's $.30 per gigabyte one time purchase. If you expect your tape library to last 7 years, then you would pay $.84 per gigabyte for the Amazon solution. And, you have no retrieval costs with tape storage. How is 3X the cost a killer?
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