Remember Those? A Trip Through Technology Then and Now

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    Channel Insider Staff

    | Posted 2008-07-02

THEN: IBM 2321 Data Cell Drive

The IBM 2321 Data Cell Drive was a random access device that could store up to 400 million alphanumeric characters or up to 800 million digits. Multiple drives, providing a storage capacity of billions of characters of information, could be linked to increase storage capacity. The 2321 provided online storage for large data volumes at lower costs than disk storage.


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