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Millenniata Announce New M-DISC Providing 1,000 Years of Permanent Data Storage

Gadgehit writes: "Millenniata Partners and Hitachi-LG Data Storage have announced a new type of disc that allows permanent data storage for up to 1,000 years. The technology uses laser-etching technology to “engrave” data into a disc so that it will not fade."

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dude_meister1941d ago

Too bad you need new drives, meaning this will completely fail.

IronFist1941d ago

Businesses will probably adopt it as a backup solution.

gaffyh1941d ago

I doubt it, it would be a massive security risk if someone misplaces the disc. With the current tape drive backups, they just overwrite the same backup and never move the drive, it's much safer.

Mr_Lu_Kim1941d ago

OK...

Just have to post that this website has taken a major dive of late when the top 5 hottest stories on here have 4 comments, then 2, 0, 0 and 0 respectively...

Move to a new site people.

tplarkin71941d ago

It seems like it would be smarter to simply transfer data to new media every ten years. Technology changes fast.