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STK Media facts

StorageTek T10000 tape cartridge: 500 GB 
(StorageTekT10000) / 1 TB (StorageTek T10000B)

StorageTek T10000 tape cartridge, sport: 120 GB 
(StorageTekT10000) / 240 GB (StorageTek T10000B)

StorageTek T10000 T2 tape cartridge: 5 TB 
(StorageTekT10000C) / 8.5 TB (StorageTek T10000D)

StorageTek T10000 T2 tape cartridge, sport: 1 TB 
(StorageTekT10000C) / 1.6 TB (StorageTek T10000D)

What makes StorageTek T10000 and StorageTek T10000 T2 tape cartridges enterprise class?

StorageTek T10000 and StorageTek T10000 T2 tape cartridge media is designed for optimal match with recording head characteristics. Physical attributes include a ruggedized cartridge design for transport and a locking hub, which prevent
damage to media by locking media reel in place when not in use.

What are the media reuse capabilities of StorageTek T10000 and T10000T2 tape cartridges?
StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges are designed for reuse between two generations of StorageTek T10000 tape drives, allowing users to rewrite existing media at twice the capacity in the next generation of StorageTek T10000 tape drives. For example, the tapes written in the StorageTek T10000A tape drive for a total capacity of 500 GB can be rewritten in the StorageTek T10000B tape drives at 1 GB capacity without any other changes. Additionally, StorageTek T10000 tape
cartridges can be read in StorageTek T10000C tape drives and StorageTekT10000D tape drives.StorageTek T10000T2 tape cartridge media is designed for reuse between two generations of StorageTek T10000C and
T10000D tape drives, allowing users to rewrite existing at higher capacity in the next generation of StorageTek T10000 tape drives. For example, the tapes written in the StorageTek T10000C drive for a total capacity of 5 TB can be rewritten in the StorageTekT10000D tape drives at 8.5 TB capacity without any other changes.

Can I use my existing StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges with the StorageTek T10000B tape drive?
Yes. The StorageTek T10000 tape cartridge is reusable with the StorageTek T10000B at the new 1 TB capacity.

Can the StorageTek T10000B tape drive read the media that was written with a StorageTek T10000A tape drive?
Yes. The StorageTek T10000B can read media written with the StorageTek T10000A tape drive.

Can the StorageTek T10000C tape drive read the media that was written with a StorageTek T10000A tape drive?
Yes. StorageTek T10000C can read media written with the StorageTek T10000A tape drive, as well as media written by the StorageTek T10000B.

Can the StorageTek T10000D tape drive read the media that was written with a StorageTek T10000A tape drive?
Yes. The StorageTek T10000D can read media written with the StorageTek T10000A tape drive, as well as media written by the StorageTek T10000B. The StorageTek T10000D also can read media written by the StorageTek T10000C tape drive

To learn more about StorageTek Enterprise offerings, please contact sales at Sunstarco.com or call 310.330.2900