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Dell PowerVault LTO-5-140 Tape Drive
Double your capacity and reduce your backup window

Dell PowerVault LTO-5-140 Tape Drive

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The Ultrium LTO-5 technology offers up to 1.5TB native capacity with a transfer rate of 504GB/hr. That is a almost double the capacity, while shrinking the backup window by 15%, over previous generations of LTO4 drives. With a 6GB SAS interface the PowerVault LTO-5-140 leverages higher transfer rates over traditional SCSI interfaces.

Excellent Security:

PowerVault™ LTO-5-140 along with LTO4, offers device level encryption. This enables organizations to protect their data efficiently without the added cost and expense of software-based encryption.

  • Single external LTO-5 tape drive, internal model available within server configurations
  • High performance and capacity back up a maximum of 1.5TB (native) of information at up to 504GB/hr (native)
  • Read and write compatible with LTO-5 and LTO-4 media , LTO-3 media and is read compatible only
  • Available with LTO-5 WORM (Write Once, Read Many) media to protect your data from being altered or changed
  • Device Level Encryption simplifies the encryption process by helping to eliminate the need and cost of software-based encryption
  • Durable & integrated — Built for environments requiring the performance of LTO 5 along with the ability to support Dell's ML Family of Tape Libraries.
  • High speed — Provides data transfer rates of up to 280 MBps data speeds1 with either a 6 Gbps capable SAS, or an 8 Gbps capable Fibre Channel interface.
  • Energy efficient — 87% greater capacity and 16% faster than previous generations without increased power consumption for 'green' storage environments!
  • Greater usability — Media partitioning and Dell Long Term File System technology can significantly improve user experience!

Designed for the Dell ML Family of Tape Libraries, Dell's 5th generation of LTO tape drives offers up to twice the capacity and significantly faster throughput than the preceding Ultrium LTO 4 generation of drives. With a storage capacity of up to 3.0 TB, the Dell LTO 5 Full-high Tape Drive is an excellent tape storage solution for businesses requiring backup or low-cost archiving of their data within a small window of time.

Greater data protection with reliability and serviceability

With increasing regulatory and compliance requirements, the need to secure data for audit and compliance purposes has become critical. The Dell LTO 5 Full-high Tape Drive utilizes AES256 encryption and supports write once, read many (WORM) cartridges to help protect your data.

Designed for overall reliability, the Dell LTO 5 Full-high Tape Drive can stand up to the rigors of data centers requiring 24x7x365 support. For enhanced serviceability, this Dell tape drive captures error information and stores it in the its flash memory so that it can be recalled to minimize troubleshooting for IT staff and technicians.

"Green" storage with lower total cost of ownership

Despite the increases in performance and capacity, the Dell LTO 5 Full-High Tape Drive continues to be highly efficient. Consuming no more power than previous generations of LTO tape drives combined with the increased capacity makes the cost per gigabyte value proposition almost unbeatable. Tape drives are environmentally and economically more friendly than any other storage medium making them ideal for 'green' storage environments.

Partitioning and Long Term File System

The Dell LTO Ultrium Generation 5 Full-High Tape Drives with LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Media provides partitioning support, which, in conjunction with Dell's Long Term File System technology, provides customers the ability to have file-level access to tape data. This unique support helps quickly locate and update information on the tape media. It also provides customers with the knowledge of what is stored on the tape in a user friendly directory tree format, reduces tape file management and opens new use cases in entertainment, medical and manufacturing industries.

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