Sixty years ago, hard drives were the size of grand pianos — but only held the equivalent of one mp3 file. We've come a long way since then.
When IBM rolled out its first hard drive in 1956, the computing giant literally had to roll it out.
Though its storage capabilities were puny, the 5-megabyte drive was the size of a grand piano and weighed over a ton.
Thankfully, the next six decades were marked by rapid innovation.
Here's a look back at how hard drives have climbed to new heights in storage while also shrinking like crazy.