Late last month Oracle held its annual event for the analyst community. I took the opportunity while I was there to grab a few minutes with two of Oracle's storage execs…and you’re lucky because I had my handy-dandy video with me. Please don’t judge the quality of my cinematography but please do check out the content of these videos. The second interview was with Jim Cates, who leads the tape side of things. I can’t even tell you what he gets fed up with being asked because using the ‘D’ word (rhymes with fed) is like talking about the ‘Scottish king’ to a stage actor. You just don’t do it! Here’s what Jim had to say on the state of tape automation in the market and at Oracle:

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