DAT-8 (DDS2)

DAT-8 (DDS2) Tape Media Cartridge:
4GB Native - 8GB Compressed

DAT-8 (DDS2)

What is DDS2 / DAT8?

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. DDS2, also referred to as DAT-8, offers reliable protection that creates a safe storage environment.

What is DDS2/ DAT8 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.

DAT8 tapes balance value and performance with a variety of capacity, performance, and connectivity options. DDS2 tape technology continues to meet the needs of the small and midsize business market for reliable, cost-effective tape backup solution. DDS2/DAT8 is the first choice for data protection for many small and medium businesses with low-end and mid-range servers and workstations.

Specifications

  • Compressed Capacity Up to 8 GB
  • Native Capacity Up to 4 GB
  • Archival Storage Life: 30 years

List of LTO8 Tapes We Buy & Sale

Part NumberManufacturerDescription
Q2078AHPLTO-8 HP Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge
Q2078ACHPLTO-8 HP Ultrium 12/30TB Tape Library Pack (20-pk)
Q2078ALHPLTO-8 HP Ultrium 12/30TB Tape with Custom Barcode Labels (20-pk)
Q2078ANHPLTO-8 HP Ultrium 12/30TB Tape with Non-Custom Labels (20-pk)
Q2078WHPLTO-8 HP Ultrium 12/30TB WORM Data Cartridge
01PL041IBMLTO-8 IBM Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge
OV-LTO901805OverlandLTO-8 Overland Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge
MRL8MQN-01QuantumLTO-8 Quantum Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge
MRL8MQN-03QuantumLTO-8 Quantum Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge
MRL8MQN-BCQuantumLTO-8 Quantum Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge Barcode Labeled
MRL8MQN-20QuantumLTO-8 Quantum Ultrium 12/30TB Data Cartridge Library Pack

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