Weekend tech reading: Billion hour HDD reliability stats, IMAX plans VR rollout, Vegas eyes eSports

One billion drive hours and counting: Q1 2016 hard drive stats For Q1 2016 we are reporting on 61,590 operational hard drives used to store encrypted customer data in our data center. There are 9.5% more hard drives in this review versus our last review when we evaluated 56,224 drives. In Q1 2016, the hard drives in our data center, past and present, totaled over one billion hours in operation to date. That’s nearly 42 million days or 114,155 years

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