Tape information

A number of companies make/market/produce tape storage units; the following is just a partial list: Yahoo lists additional companies that should perhaps be added to the above list.

Tape simulator information

When performing storage system research, it might not always be possible to test one's ideas with real tape drives. I know of no tape drive simulators.

Tape models

The following is the list of people that I know have been involved in developing models of tape performance:

Researchers in tertiary storage

In addition to the above list, the following have worked in tertiary storage:

Please send me additional pointers to tape manufacturers or tape drive simulators.