Date Added: May 2011
Data storage and backup needs have evolved over the years necessitating the need for evolution of data storage methods and devices. The needs for a higher storage capacity as well as versatility of storage devices and the need for technologically advanced storage devices became apparent. Once upon a time, storage devices were simple hardware under the direct control of computer. Since those times, storage devices have grown substantially in quantity and in complexity. The invention of the computer really marked the starting of new era in human life style. It not only made the work simple and easy, but it stored the data in a highly secure manner.