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Tandberg Data Announces Industry’s First LTO-6 Half Height External Tape Drive with Fibre Channel Connectivity

Tandberg Data, a global leader in data storage and data protection solutions, has announced the availability of the industry’s first LTO-6 Half Height (HH) Fibre Channel (FC) external desktop tape drive, capable of backing up 6.25TB* of data on a single cartridge. The new LTO-6 HH FC tape drive is particularly well suited for media, entertainment, broadcasting and imaging applications because it provides a highly cost-effective means of storing large video files, managing workflow within the production environment and simplifying archiving tasks.

For Mac users, the LTO-6 HH FC tape drive delivers fast, portable backup and archiving when used with a Fibre Channel-to-Thunderbolt bridge solution. The LTFS (Linear Tape File System) feature permits users to quickly access and share large files of digital assets. With the LTO-6 HH FC tape drive, for example, an hour of HD video (500GB) can be transferred in less than 50 minutes.

Quick Look: Tandberg Data LTO-6 HH FC External Tape Drive Features

  • Capacity: 2.5TB/ 6.25TB (native/compressed)
  • Performance up to 1.4TB/Hr (compressed)
  • Low media costs – less than $.02/GB per cartridge
  • 30-year archive life
  • Future proof with eight-generation roadmap
  • LTFS (Linear Tape File System) support for Mac, Linux & Windows
  • AES 256-bit hardware encryption
  • Backward write compatible one generation/read compatible two generations
  • Three year Advanced Replacement Service warranty

Availability

The LTO-6 HH FC external tape drive is available now through Tandberg Data’s established channel of global distributors and resellers.

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