hp dds5 / dat72

HP DDS5 / DAT72 4mm Tape Cartridge: 36GB Native - 72GB Compressed
Part # C8010A

  • HP DAT72 4mm Tape Cartrdige
  • Part # C8010A
  • Compatible with DAT72 Tape Drive

The HP DDS5 / DAT72 data cartridge delivers the backup needs of a very wide range of organizations and networks. As a DDS compliant drive with backwards read and write compatibility, the DAT72 tape cartridge offers customers real value with the balance of cost, capacity and performance that they need in backing up their data. With broad server hardware, backup software and operating system connectivity it is second to none in ensuring the customer has no need to worry about the security of their data.

HP DDS5 / DAT72 Performance

HP ensures the highest level of quality and performance with media specifications that far exceed industry standards. Backed by HP’s thorough media qualification process, the C8010A HP DAT 72 data cartridge, 72 GB (170m) supports the launch of the HP StorageWorks DAT 72 tape drive. Extending the enduring popularity of the DDS format, HP DAT 72 data cartridges offer stress free and straightforward backup. The new platform is capable of protecting nearly 11 GB/hour of data and storing up to 36 GB on one piece of HP DAT 72 media (80% more capacity than DDS-4).

Features and Benefits

Increases capacity with 36 GB native storage on a single DDS format cartridge Built upon proven, reliable DDS technology Lowers the cost of ownership for small and medium sized organizations compared to AIT and DLT VS with superior cost per GB Reinforced by HP’s unique media testing and qualification process for maximum reliability in backup and restore Blue cartridge shell for ease of identification in mixed media archives where older versions of DDS media may be in use

Improved capacity: supports capacities up to 72 GB Value-for-money: better than DLT VS, AIT or SLR-60 Reliable: seamlessly evolves existing DDS technology Easy to use: no new learning for DDS-3 and DDS-4 users Distinctive: DAT 72 cartridges are blue for ease of recognition

Tested to extremes in HP’s media laboratory, to a level of specification unique to Hewlett-Packard. Many of the test procedures required for HP Brand qualification are not required for the industry standard logo tests. 36 GB (native), 72 GB (2:1) Supports transfer speeds of 3 MB/s (native), 6 MB/s (2:1) Unique blue cartridge shell Compatible with all HP and non-HP DAT 72 tape products

Tape Specifications

  • Tape Capacity: Up to 36GB native and up to 72GB compressed (2:1)
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 3.2MB/sec
  • WORM Capable (Write Once Read Many) Solution Help address todays tough regulatory and compliance needs with a write once read many data cartridge

Data Sheet

hp dat72 drive