Fujifilm to manufacture 5TB Tape Cartridge
FUJIFILM has announced that they have begun delivering the
world's largest capacity of 5TB and the fastest transfer rate of 240MB/s
Magnetic Tape “T10000C Tape Cartridge” for Oracle Corporation. This is the
world's first Barium-Ferrite (BaFe) based Magnetic Tape for the enterprise tape
Due to the rapid increase in the amount of data and numerous
regulatory compliance rules (Sarbanes-Oxley, HiPAA, etc), the amount of data for
back-up and archive applications is constantly increasing. Compared to the
different storage media available, Magnetic Tape has many advantages such as
capacity, portability, power savings and long-term archivability. This is why it
has been used for many years in various business environments including
government, banking, broadcasting, healthcare, etc.
LTO Ultrium Technology, which garners over 80% of the
total tape market share, and the key dominant player in the industry is
currently shipping Generation 5 of their roadmap.
are 1.5TB Native and 3.0TB Compressed. Some of our customers are
purchasing LTO-4 tapes for their new
autoloaders and libraries for Dollar cost averaging, with LTO-5 media hovering
around $70-$80 and LTO-4 media at a cool $30.