There are many backup mediums in the market but sadly there are very few that are in the budget of the small and medium scale companies. This is a sad but true fact, the large scale companies are always taking the best things because they have all the funds and resources to do that but these other two types of companies are left to their own devices. But that does not mean that they are left to the medieval devices of filing. You can still modernize your methods of backup and save yourself from all that hassle.
The tape storage devices are almost as old as the computers themselves and you can invest in them to back up your data and keep it away from the harm?s way. Gone were the days when tape devices were slow, sluggish and prone to virus attacks. This technology has changed immensely and you trust these devices now. The big companies of the world are trying to make it even more advanced and bring them back to their old glory. But right now the HP Company is taking the front seat and they are making some really amazing models for their clients.
The HP LTO 2 tape is one of those devices that are solely made for the small and medium scale companies. It has just the right type of storage capacity, the right efficiency, amazing security and so much more. It has the archival life of thirty years and it has a lifetime warranty from the manufacturer. It is also compatible with the 460 tape drives. Many experts believe that this device can live as long as thirty five to forty years, if you are careful with it. Also, is device is made by the HP experts and they say that this device is a keeper.
The HP LTO 2 tape has the highest storage capacity in its class.
You can store both the native and the compressed data on this device and sleep peacefully knowing that your data is safe. You will have two hundred gigabytes of storage capacity for your native, normal data. However if you are in need of a higher storage capacity then you can use this device by storing your data in the compressed form. In this way you will have four hundred gigabytes of storage capacity for your data.
Even though the storage capacity is the highlight of the HP LTO 2 tape but there are other features that make this device one of the best in its class. Take an example of the data transfer rate of this device. The normal, native data can be transferred at the amazing speed of sixty megabytes per second and if you are transferring your data in the compressed form then the transfer rate will be almost doubled. Plus this is a completely error free device, you will not be seeing many recovery issues as well. It works with your computer and makes sure that your data is securely transferred from one disk to another.