The 693398-001 HP LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is a high-performance data storage solution that is designed to meet the needs of small to medium-sized businesses. This tape drive kit provides efficient and reliable data storage, backup, and retrieval solutions for businesses that deal with large amounts of data. In this article, we will discuss in detail the features and benefits of this tape drive kit.
Capacity and Performance
The HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive comes with a capacity of 800GB, which can be expanded to 1.6TB with compression. This means that businesses can store more data in less space, which translates into lower storage costs. This tape drive kit is designed to provide high-performance backup and restore operations, with a transfer rate of up to 240MB/s. This allows businesses to backup and restore data quickly and efficiently.
Flexibility and Compatibility
The HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is a versatile data storage solution that is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac. This means that businesses can integrate this tape drive kit into their existing IT infrastructure without the need for additional hardware or software. Additionally, this tape drive kit is compatible with a wide range of backup software, making it a flexible and reliable storage solution.
Reliability and Security
Data security is a critical concern for businesses, and the HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is built to provide reliable and secure data storage solutions. This tape drive kit comes with AES 256-bit encryption, which ensures that data stored on the tapes is secure and cannot be accessed by unauthorized persons. Additionally, this tape drive kit is designed to provide reliable and error-free backup and restore operations, with a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 250,000 hours.
Ease of Use and Management
The HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is easy to use and manage, with a simple and intuitive interface that allows businesses to manage their data storage solutions efficiently. This tape drive kit comes with HP TapeAssure, a management software that provides businesses with real-time monitoring and alerts on the health and performance of their tape drives. This software also provides predictive analysis, which allows businesses to anticipate and prevent issues before they occur.
The HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is a cost-effective solution for businesses that need reliable and high-performance data storage solutions. This tape drive kit is designed to provide long-term storage solutions, with tapes that can last up to 30 years. This means that businesses can store data for extended periods without the need for expensive hardware upgrades. Additionally, this tape drive kit is energy-efficient, with a low power consumption that helps businesses reduce their energy bills.
Compatibility and Installation
The HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is designed to be installed easily and quickly. It comes with a simple and user-friendly installation guide, which makes it easy for businesses to install and configure the tape drive. Additionally, this tape drive kit is compatible with a wide range of SCSI controllers, making it easy for businesses to integrate the tape drive into their existing IT infrastructure.
Scalability and Expandability
The HP 693398-001 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SCSI External FH Tape Drive is scalable and expandable, allowing businesses to easily increase their storage capacity as their data storage needs grow. This tape drive kit is designed to work seamlessly
General Information about this HP 693398-001
- Manufacturer: HP
- Model Number or SKU# 693398-001
- Product Type : Tape Drive
- Interface Type : SCSI
- Tape Type : LTO-4
- Native Drive Capacity : 800GB
- Enclosure Type : External
- Native Data Transfer Rate : 120MBPS
- Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 240MBPS
- Compressed Drive Capacity : 1600GB
- Interfaces/Ports : Ultra320 LVD SCSI
- Form Factor : 5.25-Inch Full-Height
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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