AIT-3Ex external tape backup drive U160 SCSI, 390GB (2.6:1), 63GB/h.
Thanks to high capacity 150GB media and 18MB/s (63GB/h) performance, you don't have to compromise while keeping backward compatibility. Not only AIT-3Ex has been designed with previous AIT formats in mind but it's also ready for your next step. When your storage requirement grows beyond 150GB, AIT-3Ex tapes are compatible with AIT-4 and AIT-5 drives.
AIT-3Ex drives are tested for compatibility with servers from HP, IBM, Dell and Fujitsu-Siemens.
The WORM tape capability allows companies that require non-alterable media to gain up to a 20x cost advantage over other WORM optical and hard disk based technologies.
As with all Sony StorStation AIT products AIT-3Ex drives are bundled with backup software and 3 year Rapid Replacement warranty.
Backwards compatible with all lower capacity AIT generations
The ideal upgrade for current AIT users - Read: AIT-E Turbo, AIT-1, AIT-1T, AIT-2; Read/Write: AIT-3, AIT-2T
150 GB native (uncompressed) capacity in a 3.5" form factor drive
The same size as a DAT drive, but with much greater capacity
The most reliable tape drive available
400,000 hrs @ 100% duty cycle MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure)
Backup 150GB of data in just under 2.5 hours
18 MB/s - very fast backup and restore
Dust protective bezel
Most reliable tape drive that which can work in dusty office environments
HP Proliant, IBM, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens server compatible
Hassle free installation for server integration.
Sony AITE390SBK AIT-3Ex External Tape Backup Drive. Type: AIT, Compression ratio: 2.6:1, Interface: Ultra 160 SCSI LVD/SE. Native capacity: 150 GB, Compressed capacity: 390 GB, Drive device, buffer size: 96 MB. Burst transfer rate: 160 MB/s, Drive device, transfer rate: 18 MB/s, Sustained data transfer rate (compressed): 46.8 MB/s