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Quantum Tape Drive Product Information for both current and end of life Quantum tape drives and libraries.

Quantum CL400 LTO2 Full Height LTO Drive

Certance CL400 LTO2

Here is what Quantum had to say about their first LTO2 drive

Overview

Certance CL 400 LTO-2 tape solutions leverage LTO technology and Certance-exclusive features to provide the most reliable and affordable tape data protection to medium and large businesses. The latest in an LTO roadmap extending through 2010 and backed by industry leaders, the CL 400 balances price with increased capacity and performance.

All Certance LTO tape drive solutions include fully-licensed BakBone NetVault WorkGroup Edition ($1,195 value) that runs on Windows, Linux and Unix, support up to (5) heterogeneous clients and provides up to 100 GB of disk-to-disk-to-tape capacity.

Features

  • Complete solution including BakBone NetVault WorkGroup Edition backup software ($1,195 value)
  • Up to 400 GB capacity on a single cartridge
  • Up to 245 GB/hr backup speed
  • Convenient desktop form factor
  • Backward compatible with LTO-1 tape drives from any manufacturer
  • Satisfies the “archiving” component in many regulatory requirements
  • Backed by a 3-year limited warranty and the REACT Rapid Replacement Program .
  • Most reliable LTO-2 tape drive solution from any manufacturer
  • Certance-exclusive MediaShield doubles media life over other manufacturers
  • Certance-exclusive SmartVerify virtually eliminates the need for a traditional verify pass during backup, reducing the backup time by 50%
  • Certance-exclusive 13-Speed Transfer matches tape drive speed to the host, optimizing performance and increasing drive and media reliability
  • Certance-exclusive Dynamic Powerdown protects the data cartridge during unexpected power loss

Quantum CL200 LTO1 Full Height LTO Drive

Certance CL200 LTO1

Here is what Certance had to say about their first LTO drive

Overview

The Certance LTO Ultrium 1 has been molded by the Ultrium format of LTO technology and perfected by the engineers at Certance to provide the ultimate in high capacity, high reliability data protection. No other tape products perform like the Certance LTO Ultrium 1 family of tape products.

All Certance LTO tape drive solutions include fully-licensed BakBone NetVault WorkGroup Edition ($1,195 value) that runs on Windows, Linux and Unix, support up to 5 heterogeneous clients and provides up to 100 GB of disk-to-disk-to-tape capacity.

Features

  • Complete solution including BakBone NetVault WorkGroup Edition backup software ($1,195 value)
  • Up to 200 GB capacity on a single cartridge
  • The fastest LTO-1 drive on the market with up to 115 GB/hr backup speed
  • Satisfies the “archiving” component in many regulatory requirements
  • Backed by a 3-year limited warranty and the REACT Rapid Replacement Program .
  • CL 200 has a 7% performance advantage over HP and IBM LTO Ultrium format drives and over 45% performance advantage compared with Quantum SDLT 220
  • Compression engine runs at 80 Mbytes per second, the same speed as the SCSI bus. This provides an advantage compared with other Super Tape drives when recording highly compressible data. CL 200 is capable of up to 5:1 compression while the competitive drives max out at approximately 2.5:1
  • FastSense provides a performance/reliability advantage over Quantum, HP and IBM. FastSense alters tape speed in 5 steps, each 2 Mbytes per second. This allows CL 200 to be the most flexible when it comes to speed variability
  • Certance-exclusive Dynamic Powerdown protects the data cartridge during unexpected power loss.

 

Quantum DAT160

Quantum DAT160 DAT Drive

Quantum’s DAT 160 delivers a capacity of 160 GB on a single data cartridge and a transfer rate of up to 50 GB/hr (assuming a 2:1compression ratio). At the same time this sixth generation DDS/DAT drive provides the proven reliability and two-generation backward compatibility that users of the world’s most successful tape technology have come to expect.

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