DAT-320 (DDS7)

DAT-320 (DDS 7) Tape Media Cartridge:
160GB Native - 320GB Compressed

DAT-320 (DDS7)

What is DDS7 / DAT320?

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. DDS7, also referred to as DAT-320, is perfect for entry-level and small networks looking for increased capacities and decreased cost of ownership. DDS7/DAT320 is a cost-effective solution for offsite backups.

What is DDS7 / DAT320 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.
DAT320 tapes balance value and performance with a variety of capacity, performance, and connectivity options. DDS7 tape technology continues to meet the needs of the small and midsize business market for reliable, cost-effective tape backup solution. DDS 7 / DAT 320 the first choice for data protection for many small and medium businesses with low-end and mid-range servers and workstations.

DDS7 / DAT 320 Specifications

  • DAT 320 capacity: 160Gb native 320GB compressed
  • DAT 320 speed: 24MB/s compressed or 86.4GB/hr
  • Cartridge Life: 2,000 passes or 100 full back ups
  • Archival Storage Life: 30 years

Key Features

  • Low cost of ownership and low media cost
  • Out of box to backup in less than 60 seconds
  • Future proof with 8-generation roadmap
  • Proven reliability MTBF of 125,000 hrs at 100% duty cycle
  • Write Once, Read Many (WORM) for regulatory compliance
  • Enhanced data protection with AES 256-bit Encryption
  • The lowest power consumption of any tape drive on the market

List of DDS7 Tapes We Buy & Sale

Part NumberManufacturerDescription
Q2032AHP4mm 153m DDS-7 DAT-320 Tape Cartridge 160/320GB
46C1936IBM4mm 153m DDS-7 DAT-320 Tape Cartridge 160/320GB
229325MAXELL4mm 153m DDS-7 DAT-320 Tape Cartridge 160/320GB
MRD7MQN01QUANTUM4mm 153m DDS-7 DAT-320 Tape Cartridge 160/320GB
DGDAT320SONY4mm 153m DDS-7 DAT-320 Tape Cartridge 160/320GB
Q2039AHP4mm DAT320 Cleaning Cartridges
46C1937IBM4mm DAT320 Cleaning Cartridges
DGDAT320CLSONY4mm DAT320 Cleaning Cartridges

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