back to article WD punts cash at ... no, it couldn't be... another 'tape library killer'?

WD Capital has invested $10m in object storage startup Amplidata and has put its HGST unit to work developing a set of high-capacity storage systems with Amplidata, using the latter's Himalaya software. El Reg storage desk believes the end game is intended as a tape library killer. Verizon is building a Himalaya-based cloud …

  1. jake Silver badge

    You'll kill my tape library ...

    ... when you pry it out of my cold, dead data center.

  2. seven of five

    I´ve always asked myself:

    Is tape as dead as mainframes? :)

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