At 06:46 AM 2006-12-12, Tom Fine wrote:
>I am actually somewhat surprised that there isn't a large enough
>medical and mil-spec market for high-quality data storage that a
>manufacturer would have enough critical mass right there. Tack on
>archvies/institutions and the music "business" (in quotes because it
>is quickly becoming the opposite of a business model if business
>model = profitable and long-term) and it seems there's room for a
>quality niche. Why not?
Because...the only real niche for optical media are the archives too
small for a managed digital store. All of the large institutions are
looking towards managed digital stores aka institutional repositories.
It's true. You and I keep things on spinning hard drives even now.
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