Tape Drives

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ingest Back-Up System supports broadcast production.

April 9, 2014

Engineered to streamline workflows for news departments and live production applications, FIFOPro™ continually records and archives multiple HD-SDI feeds on rolling first-in/first-out basis, retaining content for 72 hr before deleting it. Data is automatically recorded in edit-ready AVCi 50 format along with metadata, including channel, date, and time. If original content is lost/damaged, user can find and access stored media via web browser and export selected clips to folder for editing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Backup Appliances target SMBs.

July 5, 2013

Delivering all-in-one backup and disaster recovery solution for small- and medium-sized businesses, fourth-generation WD Arkeia™ Backup Appliances include R120s and R220s, which integrate dual-core Atom and quad-core Xeon processors, respectively. Units feature integrated LTO5 tape drives and memory up to 96 GB to accelerate data backup/recovery speeds of files and disk images. Raw capacity ranges up to 48 TB, configured in RAID-6. Bundled WD Arkeia v10.1 software supports hybrid cloud backups. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Video Storage Appliance uses linear tape file system.

April 11, 2012

Using network connection, Model LTS-50 archives media files to LTO-5 high-capacity tape, regardless of file format. Linear Tape File System records video and enables reading/writing of files from PC via FTP. Model LTS-50 is suited for data backup that does not require video I/O, as well as archives of nonlinear editing materials that will be reused. With installation of external LTO drive, Model LTS-50 can create original and duplicate copies. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software

Software offers centralized tape backup management.

March 13, 2008

Available on Linux, Windows, and UNIX for use with all editions of Oracle Database 11g and 10g, Oracle® Secure Backup v10.2 provides policy-based encryption at domain, host, backup, or tape level using AES128, AES192, or AES256 encryption algorithms, as well as automated management of all encryption keys associated with tape backups. Software automates tape management per user-defined policies throughout its life cycle from creation, expiration, to reuse. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive stores up to 160 GB on single cartridge.

August 27, 2007

Available as both internal and external tape drive, Freecom DAT 160 is suitable for small to medium businesses and enterprise work groups. Drive is available with USB 2.0 or legacy Ultra SCSI-3 interfaces, and comes in 5.25 in. half-height form factor. Features include 49.7 GB transfer speed and read/write compatibility with DAT-72 and DDS-4 devices. Unit has storage and operating temperature ranges of -40 to 158°F and 41 to 104°F, respectively. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Storage Appliance features up to 66 TB of raw data capacity.

July 26, 2007

Designed for SMBs and distributed enterprises, REO(TM) 9100 disk-based VTL appliance includes Dynamic Virtual Tape(TM) technology that provides provisioning for optimized capacity utilization of both virtual/physical tape cartridges. It comes with dual 3Ware SATA RAID controllers, multiple 4 Gbps Fibre Channel or iSCSI host connectivity, and RAID 5 protection. Features include user-definable VTL with up to 32 virtual tape drives, up to 180 virtual cartridges, and up to 4 library partitions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive offers AES 256-bit native encryption.

July 26, 2007

Model LTO-4 secures and protects business-critical data, offers 800 GB capacity, and reaches native performance levels of up to 120 Mbps. It prevents data stored on tape media from being accessed by unauthorized parties. Product ensures forward and backward compatibility, as well as interchangeability across manufacturers. LTO-4 tape carries its own file system directory, allowing direct drag-and-drop access by applications and operating systems. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive Security Appliances support 4 Gbps interfaces.

November 17, 2006

Used in backup applications such as CA, CommVault, and Symantec, Models FC712 and SC702 of CryptoStor Tape family use hardware-based AES-128 or AES-256 encryption for data security. FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified products support hardware-based LZS compression for optimum tape utilization and cryptographic authentication of tape data. Model FC712 allows users to double number of tape drives secured on single channel, while SC702 secures data to SCSI-attached tape drives. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Autoloaders support Ultrium 3 tape drives.

May 9, 2005

TotalStorage® 3581 Tape Autoloader Models L28, F28, L38, and F38 and TotalStorage 3581 Tape Autoloader Express Models L3H and F3H are external 2U stand-alone or rack-mountable units that utilize LTO Ultrium 3, 400 Gb tape cartridges. With capacity for 8 tape cartridges, all units support entry-level unattended backup, provide open systems attachment flexibility, and feature LC-SC fibre cable interposer. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

Autoloader supports Ultrium 3 tape drives.

May 9, 2005

Models L3H and F3H, of series 3581, support entry-level unattended backup, open systems attachment flexibility, and enhanced capacity and performance. They include: LVD SCSI native switched fabric 2 Gbps fibre channel, Ultrium 3 autoloader native data capacities up to 3.2 TB with 8 cartridge slots, use of LTO Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with native drive data rate of 80 MB/sec, sequential or random access, and optional bar code reader and/or remote management unit. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Half-Height LTO-2 Drive suits servers and workstations.

April 19, 2005

Featuring 5¼ in., half-height design, Tandberg 420LTO provides entry into LTO technology for small to medium businesses. LTO Ultrium 2 tape drive is fully compatible with all other LTO-2 drives and media and offers backward read/write compatibility to LTO-1. Working at speeds to 24 MB/s, product has native back-up capacity of 200 GB and is scalable to 3.2 TB, compressed on one LTO cartridge. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive suits midrange open systems environment.

March 2, 2005

TotalStorage® 3580 Tape Drive Model L3H incorporates Linear Tape-Open TotalStorage Ultrium 3 Tape Drive, which offers maximum throughput data rate of 80 MB/sec and up to 400 GB capacity per cartridge. It includes dual stage 16-head actuator, independent tape loader and threader motors with positive pin retention, 128 MB internal buffer, and dynamic braking to maintain tension. SCSI Ultra160 LVD attachment enables connection to open system servers. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Libraries meet backup, recovery, and archive needs.

February 11, 2005

Featuring LTO-3 technology, M-Series rack-optimized tape libraries meet storage needs of medium-sized business to larger enterprise requirements. Units can be inter-mixed as well as integrated through StackLink(TM) pass-through mechanism. LTO-3 technology offers backward read and write compatibility with LTO-2 media and read compatibility with LTO-1 media. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive adheres to LTO specifications.

December 1, 2004

TotalStorage® 3580 Model L33 incorporates Linear Tape-Open Ultrium 3 Tape Drive, which delivers maximum throughput data rate up to 80 Mb/sec and 128 Mb internal buffer. Dual stage, 16-channel head actuator provides precision head alignment to help support high track density. Drive includes positive pin retention, independent tape loader and threader motors, as well as dynamic braking, which helps prevent stretching or breaking of tape. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Library meets military specifications.

September 20, 2004

With capacity of 20.8 Tb (compressed), Military-Grade Spectra® 10K is designed with internal cooling feature that offsets and withstands temperature fluctuations. It also includes filtering system that accommodates dusty, sandy climates. Housed in 4U cast aluminum frame that takes up 7 in. of rack space, product incorporates AIT-4 drive technology for transfer of up to 96 Mbps and includes LVD SCSI and Fibre Channel interface options. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Autoloader is designed for midrange xSeries systems.

September 10, 2004

IBM 36232SX incorporates Super Digital Linear Tape (SDLT320) tape drive and 8-cartridge robotic carousel, providing unattended native backup capacities and speeds to 1.28 Tb at 16 Mb/sec. Using onboard hardware data compression, product is capable of up to 2.56 Tb capacity at 32 Mb/sec. It features 2U form factor, downward read/write compatibility to SDLT220 autoloader and SDLT220 drive, LVD SCSI interface, barcode reader, and Remote Management Unit. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Library features Sony's AIT-4 drive.

July 29, 2004

Suited for small- to medium-sized customers, Spectra® 2K library offers 16 TB capacity when offered with AIT-4 drive. Data storage solution supports Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, and iSCSI protocols, facilitating connection to existing infrastructures. Library offers storage automation at 225 GB/hr throughput and includes integrated barcode reader, single AIT-4 tape drive, 15 licensed library slots, and 3 AIT-4 media cartridges. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Drive offers storage capacity to 1.6 terabytes.

July 28, 2004

With 1U form factor, 7212 Model 312 VXA-2 Autoloader supports unattended data storage, archiving backup, and retrieval for PC work groups in multiserver networks. Compatible with eServer pSeries® and RS/6000® servers, VXA-2 packet tape drive achieves physical data transfer rate of up to 12 Mbps and stores up to 160 GB of compressed data per cartridge. Up to 10 data cartridges can be stored on rotating carousel. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tape Backup System suits midrange xSeries® environment.

July 16, 2004

With 2U form factor, LTO Generation 2 Tape Autoloader 3623 Model 2LX incorporates one Linear Tape-Open (LTO) IBM Generation 2 Drive, which offers native data transfer rate of 35 MB/sec. Using IBM LTO Generation 2 200 GB Data cartridge, tape drive offers native write capacities up to 200 GB. Rack-mountable unit comes with LVD Ultra160 SCSI attachment and holds up to 8 tape cartridges, providing media capacity of up to 1.6 TB. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Automated Tape Library supports WORM and short media.

May 3, 2004

TotalStorage® Enterprise Automated Tape Library 3494 supports TotalStorage Master Console, which integrates service monitoring to assist in determining if unit is working properly and provide diagnostic support. When used in conjunction with TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3592 Model J1A, it accepts 300 GB WORM Cartridge, 60 GB WORM Cartridge, Economy short-length 60 GB rewritable cartridge, and 300 GB rewritable cartridge in same library. Read More