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Storage Wars Episode IV

Thinking about replacing your tape library with a de-duplicating virtual tape appliance? It seems to be a pretty trendy idea, but not necessarily well-understood in terms of its potential consequences or outcomes. This video explores the arguments for and against the decision – in what we hope you will find to be an entertaining format. It is a mash-up of tech speak, Star Wars, and the Annoying Orange (ask your kids about that one).

It is also the first installment of what will surely become an epic series of minor motion pictures designed to tickle your funny bone while stimulating some important questions. From Jon Toigo, storage columnist for ESJ.com and Toigo Partners International.

Posted by Jon William Toigo on 01/26/2012 at 11:53 AM