The LTO-4 External Tape Drive will read and write LTO-4 tapes offering an uncompressed capacity of 800GB on a single tape and up to 1.6TB compressed capacity.It will suit rental applications where backing up data to media with excellent long term data integrity is important or applications where recovering data previously backed up is necessary.
Backwards read compatible with earlier incarnations of the LTO standard, the LTO-4 External Tape Drive can read tapes backed up on LTO-3, LTO-2 and LTO-1 (LTO) devices making it useful for those with a need to restore from media which has been backed up via unknown hardware.
For backup or data storage applications, the LTO-4 External Tape Drive offers 15-30 years of data integrity if tapes are stored correctly making it useful for backing up critical data.
Connectivity is via either Ultra160 SCSI 2 or Serial Attached SCSI dependant on model. Hire Intelligence provides each type of LTO-4 External Tape Drive along with all required cabling and can also rent suitable Host Bus Adapters should the connecting hardware not already have a suitable SCSI or SAS connection.