Tasty Baking Co produces more than 4.8 million cakes, doughnuts, cookies and pies each day. The Philadelphia-based snack food giant also manages to generate another crucial commodity — computer data — in equally impressive amounts. "It's something to be concerned about," says Brendan O'Malley, Tasty Baking's vice president and CIO.
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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has also jumped into the 500GB, two-platter, environmentally friendlier, 2.5-inch-wide mobile drive market.
Fujitsu has unveiled two new 500GB hard drives that are thinner, use less power and take up less space in devices than previous models.
Tape library sales and revenue dipped in 2006 after two years of double digit growth, according to research by Freeman Reports, which specialises in researching the tape market.