Product overview of the HP C7976AN
C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 2.5TB/6.25TB Metal Particle is a product designed by HP to offer high-quality storage solutions for data. It is a pack of 20 LTO Ultrium-6 tapes, each with a capacity of 2.5 terabytes (TB) for uncompressed data and 6.25 TB for compressed data. This product is popular among businesses and organizations that require reliable and efficient storage solutions for large amounts of data.
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium-6 is a magnetic tape storage technology developed by IBM, HP, and Quantum. It is the sixth generation of the LTO Ultrium standard, which is widely used in data backup and archiving applications. LTO Ultrium-6 offers high-capacity storage, fast data transfer rates, and reliable data protection. The tape cartridges are designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions and can last for up to 30 years.
Metal Particle Technology
The C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 uses Metal Particle (MP) technology. MP is a type of magnetic recording media that uses tiny particles of metal, such as iron oxide or cobalt, to store data. MP technology offers higher storage densities and faster data transfer rates than other magnetic recording technologies, such as Metal Evaporated (ME) or Barium Ferrite (BaFe).
Non Custom Labeled
The C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 comes with non-custom labels. This means that the user can label the tapes with their own naming convention, making it easy to organize and identify data. Non-custom labels also help to reduce the cost of the tapes, as custom labeling can be more expensive.
Each tape in the C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 has a capacity of 2.5 TB for uncompressed data and 6.25 TB for compressed data. This capacity is achieved through the use of high-density MP technology and advanced data compression algorithms. The high capacity of LTO Ultrium-6 tapes makes them ideal for storing large amounts of data, such as backup and archive files.
The C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 is compatible with all LTO Ultrium-6 tape drives. It is also backward-compatible with LTO Ultrium-5 and LTO Ultrium-4 tape drives, although the capacity and data transfer rates will be lower. This compatibility ensures that the tapes can be used with a wide range of tape drives and backup software applications.
Data Transfer Rate
The C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 offers a fast data transfer rate of up to 400 megabytes per second (MB/s) for uncompressed data and up to 1,000 MB/s for compressed data. This fast data transfer rate allows for quick backup and restore operations, reducing the downtime of critical systems.
The C7976AN HP Non Custom Labeled 20pk LTO Ultrium-6 supports hardware-based encryption using the AES-256 algorithm. Hardware-based encryption provides faster and more secure data protection than software-based encryption. It also ensures that the encryption key is securely stored on the tape drive, preventing unauthorized access to the data.
General Information about the HP C7976AN
- Manufacturer: HP
- Model Number or SKU# C7976AN
- Product Type: Data Cartridge
- Tape Technology LTO-6
- Compressed Storage Capacity 6.25 TB
- Native Storage Capacity 2.50 TB
- Tape Length 2775.59 Ft
- Media Formats Rewritable
- Labeled Yes
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A data storage device that uses magnetic tape to read and write data is called a tape drive. For offline and archival data storage purposes, magnetic tape data storage comes out most-preferred among storage mediums. Tape media commonly possess favorable unit cost and high archival durability. According to some manufacturers, tape storage can last up to 30 years. However, LTO tapes are susceptible to storage conditions. Thus, you can count on the 30-year life-span if you deploy the drives in ideal storage conditions, including a constant temperature of approximately 70°F and 40% relative humidity.
A tape library in data storage is a collection of tape drives and magnetic tape cartridges. A tape library (in some cases) is home to hundreds or even thousands of tape drives and cartridges. In the library, there are multiple tapes for data reading and writing. Also, you'll find enclosures for mounting and unmounting cartridges, barcodes, and access ports for entering and removing tapes.
What is Linear Tape Open (LTO)?
Linear Tape Open (LTO), otherwise called the LTO Ultrium format, is a sturdy, scalable, versatile open tape format developed for maximum storage density, high capacity, and top performance. It is the most successful tape format ever made with over 5.6 million drives, 370,870 Billion GB of media capacity, and 351,732,245 cartridges sold.
Advantages of Magnetic Tape Drive Media
Magnetic tape drive media comes with many more benefits than other storage mediums; here is a handful of them.
High Capacity and Flexibility
The recording density of magnetic tape remains on the rise, and there has been confirmation of next-generation technologies— a feature that has almost reached its limits in hard disks. By making the tape longer and thinner, you can increase the capacity of the tape drive.
A Perfect Long-term Storage Solution
As mentioned earlier, magnetic tape drives can last up to 30 years, while hard disks can only manage a few years. With lower failure and error rates, it remains the best platform for storing data for longer periods.
With the magnetic tape media, the problems of hacking, theft, and blackouts are wholly erased as the tape stores its data offline.
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