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DAT-24 (DDS3) Tape Media Cartridge:
12GB Native - 24GB Compressed

DAT-24 (DDS3)

What is DDS3/ DAT 24

Digital Data Storage (DDS) is a format for storing computer data on a Digital Audio Tape (DAT). DDS is traditionally the most dependable and durable technology ever established within the tape market. DDS3, also referred to as DAT-24 offers reliable, affordable protection for smaller storage environments. With 12 GB of native capacity the reliablity and performance are unmatched.

What is DDS3/ DAT24 Used For?

In today’s data center, tape storage is being replaced by disk and other recent data storage methods. However, tape technology still has its benefits. Tape is better fit for long-term storage and archiving than disk storage thanks to its reduced cost, higher capacity and transportability.

DAT24 tapes balance value and performance with a variety of capacity, performance, and connectivity options. DDS3 tape technology continues to meet the needs of the small and midsize business market for reliable, cost-effective tape backup solution. DDS3/DAT24 is the first choice for data protection for many small and medium businesses with low-end and mid-range servers and workstations.

DDS3/DAT40 Specifications

  • Compressed Capacity Up to 24 GB
  • Native Capacity Up to 12 GB
  • Average File Access Time < 40 seconds
  • Backup Speed 3.96 GB/hour
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