• tape drive

    A tape drive is a device that stores computer data on magnetic tape, especially for backup and archiving purposes.

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  • Benchmark debuts second generation DLT drive

    Benchmark Storage Innovations introduced its second generation, half-high DLT tape drive and media. The ValuSmart Tape 160 is aimed at handling the data backup needs of current server technology.

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  • Is StorageTek discouraging DLT buys?

    Rumblings of a feud with Quantum over DLT tape patents could lead StorageTek to nudge users toward the LTO format.

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  • Sony tape drive could subtly shift storage strategies

    Sony tape drive could subtly shift storage strategies

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  • Quantum strikes back with Super DLTtape drives

    The world of automated tape drives just got more interesting. Quantum Corp.'s DLT & Storage Systems Group announced here at Networld + Interop in Atlanta, Ga., that it has begun shipments of its next-generation Super DLTtape (SDLT) drives to its automated tape library partners. The Super...

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  • Quick Takes: Quantum partners for shared library access

    Crossroads Systems' FC470 2-Gigabit Fibre Channel Router can now be used to let multiple servers to share the same Quantum ATL P-Series tape libraries and drives; Emulex said its HBA has been selected by HP as a storage connectivity solution for the HP AlphaServer GS and ES server series; and...

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  • Backup targets: Tape libraries and VTLs

    Tape drives, tape libraries and virtual tape libraries are among the popular backup target options available today.

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  • LTO-4 gains favor among tape drive buyers

    Tape drive users have been busy since we surveyed readers about LTO-4 drives in December 2007.

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  • Sony soldiers on with AIT-5 tape drive

    Sony Electronics has announced its fifth-generation AIT drive, AIT-5, which, like other "super drives," features more than 1TB of capacity on a compressed cartridge (400GB native) and approximately 62MB/sec of throughput, compressed. The drive is scheduled to be available in early 2007.

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  • Which IBM 3592 tape cartridge has the highest capacity?

    There are a bunch of IBM 3592 'J' tape designations. How do you order the right capacity for your tape drives? Do you take compression into account?

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