The Evolution of Data Storage

THE EVOLUTION OF DATA STORAGE A LOOK BACK AT THE LAST 134 YEARS OF DATA STORAGE. 1880's 1950's PUNCH CARD MAGNETIC TAPE A device which helped analyze the 1890 US census data more efficiently than by hand. Originally made to record audio, became the new storage method of choice. 1971 1963 1962 FLOPPY DISK REMOVABLE HARD DRIVE CASSETTE TAPE IBM introduces the first floppy disk which greatly increased the convenience of data handling. The Philips Company of the IBM brought out the first removable hard drive, which had six 14-inch platters and held 2.6MB. Netherlands invented and released the first compact audio-cassette 1982 1990 CD-ROM CD-RECORDABLE Sony and Philips were the first to bring CDs to the market. Sony comes out with a compact disc that can record and erase as well as play back. 1 GB 1994 ZIP DRIVE 2000 1999 1995 Introduced by lomega, it was never popular enough to replace the floppy disk nor could ever match the storage size on CDs. USB FLASHDRIVE SD CARD DVD-R A rewritable plug-and-play By Panasonic, Toshiba and SanDisk, storage device first sold by IBM and Trek Technology. had the ability to store encrypted data from music to the use in phones Digital optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic. and cameras. 2013 THE CLOUD More than half of the business use cloud storage. As of 2013, 1 Exabyte of data is stored in the cloud (that's 1,073,741,824 GB). SOURCES: Brought to you by: canvas

The Evolution of Data Storage

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See how businesses have collected information for the past 134 years.




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