Capacity and data transfer rate are the two most frequently compared specifications. The addition of data-streaming technology to improve a drive’s performance and reduce the wear and tear associated with frequent starts and stops is becoming more common in this class of product. All three Ultrium 2-based competitors now offer it, though HP’s version provides continuous variation while Certance’s and IBM’s vary in specified increments. Magnetic tape data storage formats. The standard configuration is a desktop model, but it can be converted to a 2U rack-mount via an optional rack-mount kit. Minimizes network interruption with blazing speed and dynamic data rate matching that squeezes optimal performance from your server and network environment.

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Tested, guaranteed to be in good condition and functional. LTO Ultrium tape is laid out with four wide data bands sandwiched between five narrow servo bands. The internal model is On this metric, Sony quotes a 2: Dec 01, Document information More support for: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

LTO-2 Ultrium Data Cartridges – /GB Data Capacity

Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Delivers a compelling technology roadmap, doubling speed and capacity each generation. Add to watch list. Retrieved 13 October Like all Ultrium 2 tape drives, the Certance CL is backward read- and write-compatible with first-generation Ultrium media.


Certance LTO Ultrium-2 (LTO-2) /GB Internal LVD SCSI Tape Drive

Magnetic tape data storage formats. Ceftance reader assumes sole responsibility for the selection of these materials to achieve cergance intended results. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. The rules for compatibility between generations of drives and cartridges are as follows:.

It is available in desktop, internal or rack-mount configurations as well as in bundled configurations with the full version of BakBone NetVault software included. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. Minimizes network interruption with blazing speed and dynamic data rate matching that squeezes optimal performance from your server and network environment.

HP is the notable exception.

One full file pass is equal to writing enough data to fill an entire tape and takes between 44 and end-to-end passes. All Ultrium drives support all Ultrium-certified media cartridges regardless of which manufacturer makes them.

In the event of an issue arises with the LTO-2 drive, the preferred corrective action is to upgrade your tape drive hardware to a newer generation LTO drive, then install the latest version of the IBM Tape Device driver. The tape head shifts laterally to access the different wraps within each band and also to access the other bands.


Ulhrium notification is made via the TapeAlert system, which causes the host software to display a cleaning request the Certance LTO Ultrium tape drives do not have liquid crystal displays [LCDs]. Skip to main content. Retrieved 20 November It can also be configured with seven data cartridges and one cleaning cartridge, yielding a maximum native capacity of GB.

When defining a device class for LTO 2 drives, use. A WORM cartridge is identical to a normal tape cartridge of the same generation with the following exceptions: Note that another IBM announcement disagrees: Part of the attraction of the Ultrium format is the requirement of media interchangeability.

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There are 1 items available. High capacity combined with low media cost delivers an exceptionally low cost of ownership. IBM Ultrium 2 pricing includes one data cartridge and one cleaning cartridge.