StorageTek T10000D Tape Drive

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StorageTek T10000D

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Manufacturer: StorageTek
Part #: StorageTek T10000D
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Warranty: 90 Days

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StorageTek T10000D Tape Drive

The StorageTek T10000D is an enterprise class tape drive that has the highest capacity, best performance, reliability, and has the best data security. This is an ideal solution for the demands that a modern data center needs. This is a very economical storage solution that can lower your cost of ownership. Fewer devices means lower power consumption. It also means less hardware you have to purchase and maintain while at the same time delivering all the storage capacity you need. The T10000D is compatible with StorageTek enterprise class libraries and third-party hardware and software to ensure the most robust system available. The data you store on the T10000D can be encrypted to enhance security. It can be used for many different applications like archive, backup and recovery, disaster recovery, business continuity, compliance, and many more. The StorageTek T10000D has 25% more capacity than any other tape drive in its class.

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Native capacity
8 TB (1.6 TB, sport tape cartridge)
Up to 8.5 TB with the Maximum Capacity feature
Native sustained data rate
252 MB/sec
Maximum native sustained
data rate (compressed)
800 MB/sec
Access time* (see note) Tape load and thread: 13 sec
Average file access (excludes load/thread): 50 sec (14
sec for sport tape cartridge)
Maximum rewind: 97.0 sec (26 sec for sport tape
Unload time: 23 sec
Buffer 2 GB
Archive life Archive life
Uncorrectable bit error rate
1 x 10-19
Drive loads/unloads >150,000
Interface 16 Gb Native Fibre Channel
(compatible with 16 Gb, 8 Gb, and 4 Gb environments)
Native FICON
(compatible with 8 Gb and 4 Gb environments)
10 Gb native FCoE
Read compatibility interface StorageTek T10000A and StorageTek T10000B on
StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges
StorageTek T10000C and StorageTek T10000D on
StorageTek T10000 T2 tape cartridges
Emulation modes 3592 (MVS), VSM
Automation StorageTek SL8500, StorageTek SL3000 modular tape
libraries, rackmount
Height 3.2 in. (8.1 cm)
Depth 16.75 in. (42.6 cm)
Width 5.77 in. (14.6 cm)
Temperature Operating: +60°F to +90°F (+15°C to +32°C)
Nonoperating (storage): +50°F to +104°F (+10°C to
Relative humidity Operating: 20% to 80%
Nonoperating: 10% to 95%
Tape Format Linear Serpentine
Consumption/dissipation (drive only):
Operating max continuous – not peak
Hibernate mode
90 w
36 w


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We guarantee our products to be:

  • Original equipment manufactured and serial numbered numbered by StorageTek
  • Configured to exact user specifications
  • Fully refurbished to manufacturers standards of new [ETN]
  • All hard drives are 72 hour burn in/Load Tested
  • Complete with manufacturers ship group
  • Provided with 90 day warranty
  • Shipped in a timely manner

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