Lower-cost disk storage solutions based on??Ãx86 architectures will put extreme stress on traditional high-end storage providers by 2013.
10Trend 9: LTO Architecture Gaining Favor
Enterprise tape drives will continue to give way to LTO (Linear Tape-Open) architectures.
11Trend 10: Backups Move to Online Archives
Traditional backup practices will begin to shift. Data centers will begin to move to online, file-based archives for their long-term data retention instead of utilizing offline backups in proprietary formats.