Overview: The explosive growth of computer disk capacity networks and database applications has driven a huge demand for data storage products. And tape drives due to their low cost per megabyte are the solution of choice for regular data backup and storage. But as the speed at which information is created continues to skyrocket traditional tape backup solutions are hard-pressed to keep up. For organizations with data-intensive applications and large information storage requirements the problem is even more critical-as the volume of information grows the time and cost required to safely back up that data also increases. These organizations need reliable high-performance high-capacity storage solutions that can keep pace with their businesses.??Sony's Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) technology is the latest in a long line of innovative tape solutions developed and brought to market by Sony.