HP DAT40e External DDS4 DAT Drive
The HP StorageWorks DAT 40 Tape Drive is an entry level, dependable solution for small to medium server storage backup needs as well as enterprise networks.
With its economical price, the DAT 40 Tape Drive provides outstanding value to customers in a wide range of organizations and networks. It is part of a long line of DDS products continuing to offer excellent solutions for storing data.
The DAT 40 can store up to 40 GB of compressed information at an enhanced rate of 6 MB/sec making it the ideal product for storageaware companies.
With its low price the DAT 40 offers a low cost of ownership. It has backwards compatibility with previous DDS technologies, making it a costeffective solution to businesses protecting their previous investment.
Additionally, the DAT 40 comes with the unique HP One Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR). It provides the ability to restore their systems quickly and effortlessly with the touch of a single button, eliminating the need for backup disks and software.
include the TapeAlert for monitoring the tape drive and media and, the HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (L&TT) for troubleshooting. It is compatible with other leading operating systems, servers, and backup software.
- New “HP StorageWorks” branding
- New tape drive model number for
HP ProLiant and HP AlphaServer systems
Key features and benefits
- Low price: Provides backup solution for
value conscious customers
- Effortless: Supports HP One-Button Disaster Recovery
for fast, easy recovery from system crashes
- Dependable: Mean time between failure (MTBF) of
DAT 40: 400,000 hours at 12% duty cycle; also
provided is a 3-year warranty
- Scalable: Reads and writes DDS-2 and DDS-3 media,
providing a painless upgrade path
- Manageable: TapeAlert monitors both drive and
media to warn of any problems; Library and Tape
Tools is available for diagnostics and for firmware
- Compatible: “Plug-and-play” functionality with
servers, operating systems and backup software
- Adaptable: Available in internal, external,
tape array and hot-plug models; also supported
on the 3U rackmount kit