Quantum Corp (NYSE:QTM)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

Quantum Corp. is the leading global specialist in backup, recovery, and archive. It offers a broad portfolio of disk, software and tape products for data protection, retention and management.

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Player Avatar kaputnikov (< 20) Submitted: 2/13/2008 4:27:26 PM : Underperform Start Price: $2.50 QTM Score: +97.92

these guys are already DEAD!
They realized, that tape is dead, and went to disk-based VTLs (virtual tape libraries).
But VTLs are just a temporary phaenomenon - like in the early 90s disk-compression (stacker/doublespace) was.
It's just a question of 1-2 years, when disks are large enough (3-5 TB per drive) to not require such products as workarounds.
AND the natural place for such technologies is actually the drive itself.
So if Seagate/WDC accidentally does it ... good luck.
Another significant negative factor is the CEO.

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