I completely agree with you George. I cannot fathom why people are still so loyal to tapes. Bulk hard drive storage is so far beyond tape, it makes you wonder what they find so special about them. Old'schoolers I suppose. Stuck in an era of linear magnetic storage.
Hard drives are far superior to tape. If people can make the effort to protect tapes in the way that they need to be protected to survive, then certainly the appropriate precautions and protections can be arranged for Hard Disks as well. I guess some of them are used to being able to chuck a tape down on a desk without worry. They're just lazy. It doesn't take all that much effort to handle a hard disk correctly.
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