You may wonder why anyone would need such massive amounts of storage space, but the more the better when it comes to mid-sized companies. More stringent record-keeping requirements have cropped up in recent years -- everything from the Sarbanes-Oxley regulations to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountibility Act. In fact, every four years, a company's data needs will grow an average of 8-10 times. Despite the exponential growth in storage demand, prices per gigabyte of storage have dropped dramatically -- primarily due to new technologies.
Mempile's disc should be on the market in a few years. Until then, let's see how high you can stack your CD collection. I'm at 28 -- think you can top that?
Stacked CDs image by Ctd_2005