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IBM Half-High LTO Generation 4 SAS Tape Drive
IBM Half-High LTO Generation 4 SAS Tape Drive, LTO, 2:1, 800 GB, 1600 GB, 240 MB/s, 120 MB/s

 SKU:   1011640124 - 1577909
 Manufacturer:   IBM Corporation
 Mfg. Part number:   44E8895
 Availability:   No
 Our Price:    $2349.63



Native capacity
800 GB

Compressed capacity
1600 GB

Sustained data transfer rate (compressed)
240 MB/s

Sustained data transfer rate (native)
120 MB/s

Interface type



Compression ratio
The new IBM Half-high LTO Gen 4 SAS Tape Drive delivers enterprise-class capacity at an entry-level LTO Gen 4 price point. In addition, the condensed half-height form factor now allows internal installation into standard 5.25-inch HH bays on mid- to high-end System x servers, providing a high-capacity, high-performance, and high-reliability tape solution.

Take advantage of solid performance, excellent data storage capacity, a high-density form factor, and industry leading LTO backup technology with the IBM Half-high LTO Generation 4 SAS Tape Drive.

The drive offers is an attractively priced entry offering into LTO technology, designed for mid- to high-end System x servers requiring high-capacity, high-performance, and high-reliability tape solutions in a 5.25-inch, half-high form factor. Using its onboard hardware data compression feature and assuming a 2:1 compression ratio, this drive can
store up to 1600 GB compressed per cartridge at a backup rate of up to 240 MB/s.

The LTO Generation 4 delivers strong performance with data transfers up to 120 MB/s in native mode (432 GB/hr) and up to 240 MB/s in compressed mode(2) (864 GB/hr).

Key messages
-Mid- to high-end server class capacity, up to 1600 GB compressed, at an entry-level LTO Generation 4 price point.
-2x transfer rate increase from current half-height LTO Generation 3.
-5.25-inch half-height form factor for internal mounting in more System x Tower systems.
-1 o SAS interface for improved performance and reliability.

Features and functions
-Form factor: 5.25-inch half-height internal drive.
-Capacity: 800 GB (1600 GB compressed) capacity.
-Performance: Up to 120 MB/s (240 MB/s compressed) transfer rate.
-Interface: SAS.
-Backward compatibility: Read/Write compatible with LTO Gen 3 cartridges. Read compatible with LTO Gen 2, and 3 cartridges.
-Service and support: One-year, customer replaceable unit (CRU).
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