"Very much alive. And improving all the time," answers Verbatim
"Optical media is very much alive and thriving. It is entirely complementary to cloud, SSD and HDD storage because it has advantages that they don't.
That's not to say they don't have their place; they most certainly do; immediacy of access and potentially massive capacity being the two most obvious. They also have weaknesses which we'll discover as we examine optical media usage..." - Storage Newsletter
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