Superior ""smart grabber"" mechanism and mechanical interlock to prevent the leader pin from being pulled inside the tape housing (a key weakness of DLT media)
Sensors detect proper connection and prevent leader loss that would ruin the tape
Simplified tape path to reduce wear and tear
Very low media cost per GB
LTO cartridge memory in media to improve access time and provide enhanced media monitoring
Durable cartridge designed to minimize wear and debris (important in automation)
Custom labeled offerings allow automation customers the ability to customize their label to their specific needs
HP Ultrium tape technology has been designed to deliver exceptional reliability and performance at the lowest cost per GB. The Ultrium format builds on the best of existing technologies; open standards increase innovation and widen customer choice in terms of performance, capacity, and form factor. Backed by HP's exhaustive media qualification process, HP Ultrium data cartridges support all HP StorageWorks and non HP Ultrium tape devices.
HP's Custom Labeled Data Cartridges allow customers to place a custom order with HP and specifically define the exact barcode sequence printed on each label. Customers should expect a longer lead time for custom order processing.