HP Q2044A 1TB External Storage USB-2
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HP Q2044A 1TB Hot Swappable 5.4K RPM Cartridge RDX Bulk Bulk

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Q2044A 1TB (Terabytes) Hot Swappable 2.5-inch 5400 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Cartridge Removable Disk Exchange (RDX) | Made by HP | New Bulk Pack

Interface Types of This Product: USB-2 1TB

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New Bulk Pack
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are providing specifications below to explain why you should consider purchasing the HP 1TB USB-2 External Storage, including a general overview, performance specifications, relevant images, media files, and technical information about the Q2044A compatibility.

Key Features of 1TB Cartridge

The HP Q2044A is a 1TB data cartridge that is used for data backup and archiving. The cartridge has several key features that make it a useful tool for data storage and protection.

Storage capacity: The cartridge has a storage capacity of 1 terabyte, which is a large amount of storage space. This makes it ideal for large-scale backups and archiving of important data.
LTO-4 technology: The cartridge uses Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology, specifically LTO-4. This technology provides a high data transfer rate and improved data compression, which allows for fast data transfer and efficient use of storage space.
Durable design: The cartridge is built with a sturdy construction that can withstand frequent use. This makes it reliable and long-lasting, reducing the need for frequent replacement.
Compatibility: The cartridge is compatible with a wide range of HP and non-HP tape drives and libraries that support LTO-4 technology. This allows it to be used with a variety of different systems and devices.
Encryption: The cartridge supports hardware-based data encryption. This feature can help to protect your data from unauthorized access, ensuring that your data is secure and confidential.

Low Power Consumption

The HP Q2044A 1TB data cartridge is designed to have low power consumption, which can help to save energy and reduce operating costs. This is achieved through several features and technologies:

  • Low power tape head: The cartridge uses a low power tape head that requires less energy to operate, which helps to reduce power consumption.
  • Energy-efficient design: The cartridge's design is optimized for energy efficiency, which helps to reduce power consumption during use.
  • Power management: The cartridge includes power management features that can help to reduce power consumption when the cartridge is not in use.
  • LTO-4 technology: LTO-4 technology is designed to be energy-efficient and requires less power to operate compared to other technologies.

By having low power consumption, the HP Q2044A cartridge reduces the operating costs and environmental impact, and also allows the use of the cartridge in environments where power consumption is critical.

Data Encryption and Security

The HP Q2044A 1TB data cartridge includes support for hardware-based data encryption, which can help to protect your data from unauthorized access. This feature provides an extra layer of security for your data, ensuring that it is kept confidential and secure.

  • AES-256 encryption: The cartridge supports Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) with a 256-bit key length. This is considered to be one of the strongest encryption standards available and provides a high level of security for your data.
  • Hardware-based encryption: The encryption is performed by the tape drive's hardware, rather than by software. This can provide a higher level of security as it is less likely to be bypassed or hacked than software-based encryption.
  • Key management: The cartridge supports key management, which allows you to control access to your data by setting and managing encryption keys. This can help to prevent unauthorized access to your data.
  • Compliance: The HP Q2044A cartridge is compliant with various security standards, such as HIPAA, SOX, and GLBA, which can help organizations to meet their regulatory requirements for data security.

The HP Q2044A cartridge provides a robust data encryption and security, which is particularly useful for data that needs to be stored for a long period of time, or for sensitive and confidential information.

General Information

  • Manufacturer : Hewlett Packard
  • Manufacturer Part Number : Q2044A
  • Sub-Type : 1TB
  • Type : External Storage

Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity 1 TB
  • RDX Technology Yes

Drive Performance

  • Spindle Speed (rpm) : 5.4K

Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor : 2.5inch
  • Height : 3.4inch
  • Width : 5.3inch
  • Depth : 8inch

About New Bulk Pack Products

New Bulk Pack products come with clamshell boxes and do not have any manufacturer warranty. Many times manufacturers disassemble whole units to use parts or pulled from a new system. Typically, this product doesn't come with software or instructions unless indicated and no Manufacturer’s genuine warranty. You can take note these are not brand new products.

USB 2.0 is the most popular type of flash drive in the market today. You will find them in many applications and take all forms and shapes. There is USB 3.0, but it is not commonly used since very few host computers support this new version. Another feature that has made USB flash drives popular is their portability. Most of them are half the size of an index finger but boasts a high storage capacity of more than 64GB.

Portable Data Storage Solution

You can have your critical data backed up in a USB 2.0 flash drive and carry it with you wherever you go. It is an alternative to cloud backup, with the only difference being that USB flash drives do not have remote data access. On the other hand, they are more secure since they mainly stay offline and some feature data encryption features.

Easy Data Transfer

There is an increasing need for flash drives because of high data transfer capability. They are commonly used when transferring programs and other critical system applications that cannot be shared through a network. It is also possible to boot your computer from a USB flash drive if desired. That is a feature that has been exploited in repairing crashed operating systems.

High Data Storage Capacity in a Small Form Factor

Some professionals use these drives mainly for data storage and backup. You can find high-capacity devices at affordable prices compared to other form factors. If you are not already using these devices for that purpose, then you might be the only one left.

Inexpensive Data Storage with RDX Removable Disk Cartridge

These are USB 2 removable storage devices that make it possible for you to keep your business-critical data. The RDX disks are hot-swappable. Meaning, you can plug them into the system without having to shut it down. That reduces downtime and enhances the reliability of your IT infrastructure.

Another good news is that they come in high memory capacities and insane data throughput. They are also both forward and backward compatible. You get the worry-free and long-lasting storage solution that your business needs.

Maintains Data Security

Data security is of great concern. Whether you need to protect your organization's data or clients' data, you will face cases of break-in attempts. Fortunately, the USB 2 hot-swappable RDX disk cartridges integrate with the HP Continuous Data Protection Software (CDP). That offers data security needed to ensure the safety of any data stored offsite.

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Contact our team if you need help choosing the best USB 2.0 flash drive or RDX hot-swappable disk cartridges for your system. We are always at your service and guarantee the best quality products sourced directly from vendors.

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