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cartridge, enclosure), optical recording on phase-change, write-once tape media differs somewhat from magnetic tape
recording due to differences in the write/read optical head and its media.
IBM's world-record achievement leverages breakthrough improvements in 4 areas of the magnetic tape
has accumulated 37 years of non-interrupted experience with magnetic tape
Technical details: IBM's world-record achievement leverages notable improvements in four areas of the magnetic tape
IRS Publication 1220, Specifications for Filing Form 1098, 1099, 5498, and W-2G Electronically or on Magnetic Tape
, Tape Cartridge, and 5 1/4-, 3 1/2- and 8-Inch Magnetic Diskettes, contains additional information about magnetic media reporting generally and the waiver request process specifically.
060"), powerful magnetic tape
rated at 6 pounds of pull per foot.
Who knows how long magnetic tapes
will last, how long polymer coatings on optical disks will survive?
As we continue to see growth in open format tape products with lower gross margins, these difficult but necessary organizational changes are required for Imation to remain competitive in the manufacture of advanced magnetic tape
products," said Frank Russomanno, chief executive officer and president, Imation.
Transferring the records to computer-based magnetic tape
or optical disks is not an acceptable option, the panel says.
67 billion bits per square inch -- more than 15 times the data density of today's most popular industry standard magnetic tape
The magnetic tape
industry revenues consisting of drives, libraries and media have ranged between $4B-$5B since 2001.