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Ait Tapes

tony shawn
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Ait Tapes


About AIT tapes… They were developed by Sony and are pretty similar to Data8 or 8mm cartridges in that they are dual-reeled and they use 8mm tapes. One of the most advantageous features of AIT tapes is that many of the generations are backwards and forwards compatible (to read the cartridge at least). This means that you can upgrade your current backup system to the next generation of AIT tapes without having to transfer your whole database or backup solution to the next generation of tape cartridges. You can check out some of these tapes at http://www.tape4backup.com Tape 4 Back up or more specifically at http://www.tape4backup.com/ait-tapes.php AIT Tapes. You should probably also know that whilst still in use, AIT tapes are far less popular and it is likely that they will be replaced by some newer and better form... Already Sony is placing more emphasis on the development of Super AIT tapes or SAIT-tapes. These are single reeled and are similar to DLT and LTO tape cartridges with whom SAIT tapes compete. SAIT-1 tapes have a 500 GB native capacity and can go up to 1.3 TB in compressed form. Here's a link to check SAIT-1 tapes out: http://www.tape4backup.com/sait1-500.php SAIT-1 tapes>

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Rajanikant
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Re: Ait Tapes

Hi,

Good useful information

Thanks a lot
Regards

Raj

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