HPE Q2078A LTO 8 Tape with Custom Barcode Label
HP LTO 8 Ultrium Tape (Q2078A) with a Barcode Label customized to your library or autoloader and the alpha-numeric sequence you specify.
HP LTO-8 Ultrium Tape can write or read data up to a blistering 900 MB/second, storing, encrypting and protecting up to 12TB (up to 30TB compressed) on a single cartridge.
Good News! The shortage of LTO 8's is over.
In early August, Sony and Fujifilm settled the patent infringement lawsuit that had stopped production and distribution of LTO 8 tape media. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed but production of LTO 8 tapes will resume and we are hoping to see supplies of LTO 8 tapes by the end of September 2019. Fujifilm and Sony currently manufacture LTO 8 tapes for all brands (IBM, Quantum, HPE and of course Sony and Fuji).
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- LTO-7 tape media can be used in LTO 8 tape drives and has an uncompressed storage capacity of 6TB and a compressed capacity of up to 15TB.
- Also, new, unused LTO 7 tape can be formatted as “M8” tape. LTO-7 "Type M media" is a new LTO-7 tape format with an "M8" label - when initialized it can hold up to 9TB native capacity. Representing the lowest cost per TB option available for use with LTO-8 drives.
Features and Benefits
- 1 - HPE LTO Ultrium 8 Tape with a capacity of 12 TB and up to 30 TB compressed capacity.
- 1 - LTO 8 Barcode Label. Customized to your library or autoloader and your alpha-numeric sequence
- Supports transfer speeds of 360 MB/s (native) and up to 900 MB/s (2.5:1) with Generation 8
- Barium Ferrite (BaFe) technology
- Support for tape drive hardware encryption
- Compatible with Linear Tape File System (LTFS)
- Simplified tape path to reduce wear and tear.
Prices valid for US End Users Only