Capacity and Performance
The HP 311664-001 LTO-2 tape drive is an external tape drive designed for SCSI LVD interfaces. It offers a native storage capacity of 200 GB and a compressed storage capacity of up to 400 GB when using 2:1 compression. This tape drive is compatible with LTO-2 Ultrium tapes, which are highly reliable and durable, making them ideal for long-term archival storage and disaster recovery applications.
In terms of performance, this tape drive offers a native data transfer rate of up to 35 MB/s and a compressed data transfer rate of up to 70 MB/s when using 2:1 compression. This means that it can quickly and efficiently store and retrieve large amounts of data, making it well-suited for backup and restore operations in enterprise-level environments.
Benefits of Using
The HP 311664-001 LTO-2 200/400GB Storage works 460 SCSI LVD External Tape Drive offers several benefits for businesses and organizations that need reliable and efficient backup and storage solutions. Here are some of the key benefits:
- High Storage Capacity: The LTO-2 tape drive can store up to 400 GB of compressed data, making it an ideal solution for organizations that need to store large amounts of data.
- Fast Data Transfer: The SCSI LVD interface ensures fast data transfer rates, allowing businesses to backup and restore data quickly and efficiently.
- Reliable Backup: Tape drives are known for their reliability and durability, and the LTO-2 tape drive is no exception. It provides reliable backup and storage solutions for critical data.
- Compatibility: The HP 311664-001 LTO-2 tape drive is compatible with a wide range of software and operating systems, making it a versatile solution for different types of organizations.
- Cost-Effective: Tape drives are a cost-effective solution for backup and storage, offering a lower cost per gigabyte than other storage solutions.
- Long-Term Storage: The LTO-2 tape drive is designed for long-term storage, with a shelf life of up to 30 years. This makes it an ideal solution for archiving important data that needs to be kept for a long time.
Security Features and Data Protection Options
The HP 311664-001 LTO-2 200/400GB Storage works 460 SCSI LVD External Tape Drive is a backup storage device designed to provide reliable and secure data storage and protection. The drive comes equipped with a range of security features and data protection options, including:
- Encryption: The HP 311664-001 LTO-2 Tape Drive features hardware-based AES-256 encryption, which ensures that data is protected from unauthorized access, tampering, and theft.
- Compression: The drive features hardware-based data compression, which can increase the storage capacity of the tapes and improve backup speed.
- WORM (Write-Once-Read-Many) support: The drive supports WORM functionality, which allows users to create permanent, unalterable backups of critical data.
- Error correction: The drive uses advanced error correction techniques, such as cyclic redundancy check (CRC), to ensure that data is accurately written to and read from the tapes.
- Data verification: The drive features a tape verification feature that checks the integrity of the data after it has been written to the tape. This ensures that the data is accurate and complete and can be restored in the event of a data loss.
- Secure backup: The drive supports secure backup to prevent unauthorized access to backup data. This can be achieved through user authentication, access control, and other security features.
General Information about this HP 311664-001
- Manufacturer: HP
- Part Number or SKU# 311664-001
- Product Type: Tape Drive
Technical Information of HP LTO-2 Tape Drive
- Interface Type: SCSI
- Enclosure Type: External
- Tape Type: LTO-2
- Native Drive Capacity: 200GB
- Compressed Data Transfer Rate: 60 MBPS
- Compressed Drive Capacity: 400GB
- Native Data Transfer Rate: 30 MBPS
- SCSI Signaling Type: Differential (LVD)
About Refurbished Products
Media preservation has come a long way, and the methods of storing data over the years are ever-changing. However, one method had stood out since its invention in 1949; and that's tape storage. If you are looking for durability, low cost, longevity, energy efficiency, density, and scalability, then investing in tape storage is a smart move. Thanks to our vast collection of tape drive storage devices, you are all covered when this is what you need. Depending on your budget and storage needs, you can choose from categories including LTO - 5 Lib Expansion, LTO - 5 Rack Mount, LTO - 5 Library, LTO - 6 Library, LTO - 6 Rack Mount, LTO - 6 Lib Expansion, LTO - 6 Internal, LTO - 6 External, LTO - 6 Auto Loader, Magstar Internal, SDLT 220 External, SDLT 220 Internal, SDLT 320 External, SDLT 320 Loader, SDLT 320 Internal, SDLT 600 External, SDLT 600 Internal, SDLT 600 Loader, Storageworks Internal, Storageworks Library, Travan 10-20GB Internal, and Travan 20-40GB Internal. Tape drives present an excellent means to write data to storage and hold onto data for a couple of decades. They make an ideal medium for long-term storage and backups.
What is Tape Storage?
A tape drive is a storage device designed to store data on magnetic tape. It is primarily used for backup and archiving purposes. It functions like a tape recorder in recording data on a loop of a flexible celluloid-like medium that is readable and erasable. Tape drives operate in two ways. The first uses a linear tape technology where the heads never touch the tape or a regular helical scan where the playback and recording heads touch the tape.
Choosing a Tape Drive; Buying Guide
There are countless tape drives available on the market today; these few considerations will keep you on track when choosing one.
You'd want to go for a tape drive with the ability to complete a tape backup within your window of possibility. For instance, back up 400GB will call for a transfer rate of approximately 30GB/hour.
Tape drive manufacturers are always known to specify the drive's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF). Check this vital information to measure the reliability of the drive. A typical example is the Travan tape drive with an MTBF of 370,000 hours at a 20% duty cycle, and running the drive longer will reduce its reliability. Depending on your needs, you can tell if this tape drive is the best or not.
A tape drive should have the capacity to store your backups, and well come at the right price. The price of the drive is a function of capacity and performance. There are continuous modifications in tape capacity; the largest capacity is always a high price. However, it would help if you considered how much value-for-money the tape drive will give you. Depending on your budget and needs, you may prefer capacity over performance and vice versa.
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