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Published: 05 Dec 2013

HP has been close to the top in our Quality Awards for tape storage systems, but this time it breaks through in a big way -- leading both the midrange and enterprise classes. Hewlett-Packard (HP) Co. has long been a mainstay and key player in the tape library world, and has finished respectably in both the midrange and enterprise classes of our Quality Awards for tape libraries for the past eight years. But in our latest survey, HP breaks from the ranks of respectable to charge into the winner's circle -- twice. Among its enterprise rivals, HP notched the fourth-best winning score ever, while nudging out Quantum Corp. by a narrow margin. HP triumphed in the midrange group by improving on last year's third-place finish -- previously HP's best showing -- to top Dell Inc. and IBM. The double win by HP isn't all that surprising, as it's been a strong contender over the years, often earning high enough marks to prevail in specific rating categories. About the survey Spectra Logic Corp., a double winner in last year's Quality Awards for tape storage systems, ... Access >>>

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