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HP C7977B LTO-7 Ultrium Data Backup Tape Cartridge (6.0TB/15TB)

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The HP C7977B LTO-7 Ultrium Data Backup Tape Cartridge is a high-quality storage medium designed for data backup and archiving. It belongs to the Ultrium technology, specifically the seventh generation (LTO-7).

The HP C7977B tape offers a native storage capacity of 6 terabytes (TB) and can store up to 15 TB of compressed data with a 2.5:1 compression ratio. This substantial storage capacity makes it suitable for organizations dealing with large amounts of data, providing ample space for efficient backup and archiving.

Data transfer rates are crucial for tape storage, and the HP C7977B tape delivers impressive performance in this regard. It supports native data transfer rates of up to 300 megabytes per second (MB/s) and can achieve speeds of up to 750 MB/s with compression. This fast data transfer rate allows for quick backup and restore operations, optimizing data management workflows.

The tape cartridge is designed with durability in mind, featuring a rugged construction that can withstand varying environmental conditions, including temperature and humidity fluctuations. This design ensures the physical integrity of the tape and the data stored on it.

The HP C7977B tape incorporates advanced error correction techniques to ensure data integrity during read and write operations. This helps to minimize the risk of data loss or corruption, providing reliable storage for critical information.

Compatibility is an important consideration when integrating new tape technology into existing backup infrastructures. The HP C7977B tape is backward compatible with LTO-6 drives, allowing for seamless integration without the need for immediate hardware upgrades. However, it is not compatible with earlier-generation drives such as LTO-5 or LTO-4.

It's important to note that the HP C7977B tape does not come with pre-applied labels or barcodes. If labeling is required for easy identification and tracking, additional labeling options may need to be considered.

In summary, the HP C7977B LTO-7 Ultrium Data Backup Tape Cartridge offers a high-capacity, high-performance, and reliable solution for data backup and archiving. With its substantial storage capacity, fast data transfer rates, durability, and compatibility with LTO-6 drives, this tape cartridge is well-suited for organizations seeking efficient and secure long-term data storage and protection.

Where do we ship?

  • To all 50  States.
  • We ship to APO/FPO Military addresses also

International Shipments

  • We ship internationally to wherever UPS, FEDEX and DHL delivers.

Free shipment

  • We offer Free Ground Shipping to the 48 continental US States on orders over $500.
  • Applicable to ground shipping within Continental U.S.

Same Day Shipping

  • Our dedicated staff ships most orders the same day, unless the order is placed after 4 pm PST OR it is out–of-stock.
  • For priority mail, orders must be placed by 2:00pm PST
  • Not every product can be shipped on the same day, as they might require special packaging.

Next Business Day Shipping

  • Orders placed on national holiday/weekend will be shipped on the following business day.
  • Most of the products are shipped from our San Ramon, CA warehouse. In addition, we have 6 other regional warehouses located across the contiguous states. Products would be shipped from your nearest warehouse.
  • We ensure that all customer orders are safely delivered within the shortest time frame. However, there are rare chances that you may receive multiple packages as they would be delivered from different locations.

Shipping Couriers

  • FedEx, UPS, DHL and USPS.
  • Customers can also provide us theirFedEx/UPS account for “ Freight Collect”
  • You can also request a specific carrier. Please make sure that you mention it in the section of “special instruction”. Our efficient staff will do its best to fulfill your specific demands.

Substitute Courier Service

  • The company has the right to ship the order through any other carrier service that we think will be a better choice.

Shipment cost

  • The total cost can be viewed before placing the order, and it depends on
  • The location
  • Size and weight
  • Shipping method

Ground Standard

  • UPS or FEDEX ground is a low-cost, fast and reliable option for all routine shipments in the contiguous states.
  • Ground Shipments generally take 2 to 5 business days to deliver.

USPS Priority Mail

  • Economical choice for small quantities of light-weight items, especially the backup tapes.
  • Reaches anywhere in contiguous states within 2-4 business days.
  • Good news is that there is no extra charges for Saturday deliveries.

Saturday Delivery

  • No normal delivery services from FedEx and UPS on holidays/weekends.
  • Customers requiring urgent deliveries on these days can make a phone call and our staff would help fulfill their request.

Next Business Day Delivery

  • FedEx and UPS provide fastest delivery to all 50 states. The goods generally reach all addresses by 10:30am, noon, or the end of day.

Second and Third Business Day

  • Two & three days delivery is available through UPS & FEDEX


Top Reasons To Use Tape Vs Cloud Backup 

  • Store large amounts of data 
  • Long-term data preservation 
  • Ransomware resiliency 
  • Greater ROI vs. the public cloud 
  • Disaster recovery 
  • Sustainability 
  • Data governance 
  • Data sovereignty 

                  If you need to store large amounts of data for extended periods of time, using a On-Premise tape Backup solution has far more advantages compared to Public Cloud Storage.
                  There is considerable cost savings and more options without incurring unexpected charges.

                  HP C7977B LTO-7 Ultrium Data Backup Tape Cartridge (6.0TB/15TB)
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