Arkeia Software

Tape Drives

WD Arkeia network backup supports hundreds of tape drives from many dozens of manufacturers. We add support for new tape drives every quarter. Chances are that we already support your drives because we support all devices that respect the SCSCI II standard, among others.

To confirm that we support your specific tape drive/library model, contact us or begin your free trial here.

Supported Backup to Tape Technologies

DAT, 8MM, MAMMOTH, VXA, 3590, MAGSTAR, LTO, DLT, SDLT, TRAVAN, AIT, DTF, SAIT, 9840/9940, REDWOOD, SLR, VIRTUAL TAPE DRIVE

ModelManufacturerCapacityTransfer Rate
DAT
DAT 320 HP 160 (320) GB 12 (24) MB/s
DAT 160 HP 80 (160) GB 6.9 (13.8) MB/s
DAT 72 HP 36 (72) GB 3 (6) MB/s
DAT DDS-1 Sony 2 (4) GB 0.15 (0.33) MB/s
DAT DDS-2 Sony 4 (8) GB 0.75 (1.5) MB/s
DAT DDS-3 Sony 12 (24) GB 1.2 (2.4) MB/s
DAT DDS-4 Sony 20 (40) GB 2.4 (4.8) MB/s
8MM
8mm Exabyte 7 (14) GB 2 (4) MB/s
MAMMOTH
Mammoth 1 Exabyte 20 (40) GB 3 (6) MB/s
Mammoth 2 (M2) Exabyte 60 (150) GB 12 (30) MB/s
VXA
VXA-1 Exabyte 33 (66) GB 3 (6) MB/s
VXA-2 Exabyte 80 (160) GB 6 (12) MB/s
VXA-3 Exabyte 160 (320) GB 12 (24) MB/s
3590
3590B IBM 20 (60) GB 9 (27) MB/s
3590E IBM 40 (120) GB 14 (34) MB/s
MAGSTAR
Magstar MP 3570B/XL IBM 5 (15) GB 7 MB/s
Magstar MP 3570C/XL IBM 7 (21) GB 7 (15) MB/s
LTO
LTO Ultrium - Gen 1 HP, IBM, Certance, Tandberg 100 (200) GB 15 (30) MB/s
LTO Ultrium - Gen 2 HP, IBM, Certance, Tandberg 200 (400) GB 32 (64) MB/s
LTO Ultrium - Gen 3 HP, IBM, Certance, Tandberg 400 (800) GB 80 (160) MB/s
LTO Ultrium - Gen 4 HP, IBM, Quantum, Tandberg 800 (1600) GB 120 (240) MB/s
LTO Ultrium - Gen 5 HP, IBM, Quantum, Tandberg 1600 (3200) GB 140 (280) MB/s
LTO Ultrium - Gen 6 HP, IBM, Tandberg 2500 (6250) GB 160 (400) MB/s
DLT
DLT VS-80 Quantum, Benchmark 40 (80) GB 3 (6) MB/s
DLT VS-160 Quantum, Benchmark 80 (160) GB 8 (16) MB/s
DLT1 Quantum 40 (80) GB 3 (6) MB/s
DLT2000XT Quantum 15 (30) GB 1.25 (2.5) MB/s
DLT4000 Quantum 20 (40) GB 1.5 (3) MB/s
DLT7000 Quantum 35 (70) GB 5 (10) MB/s
DLT8000 Quantum 40 (80) GB 6 (12) MB/s
SDLT
SDLT220 Quantum 110 (220) GB 11 (22) MB/s
SDLT320 Quantum 160 (320) GB 16 (32) MB/s
SDLT600 Quantum 300 (600) GB 36 (72) MB/s
TRAVAN
Travan 20 Seagate 10 (25) GB 1 (2) MB/s
AIT
AIT-1 Sony 35 (90) GB 4 (10) MB/s
AIT-2 Sony 50 (130) GB 6 (15) MB/s
AIT-3 Sony 100 (260) GB 12 (24) MB/s
AIT-4 Sony 200 (520) GB 24 (62) MB/s
DTF
DTF Sony 42 (108) GB 12 (20) MB/s
SAIT
SAIT Sony 500 (1,300) GB 30 (78) MB/s
9840/9940
9840A/B StorageTek 20 (40) GB 10 (20) MB/s
9940 A StorageTek 60 (210) GB 10 (35) MB/s
9940 B StorageTek 200 (466) GB 30 (70) MB/s
REDWOOD
Redwood SD-3 StorageTek 50 (150) GB 11 (22) MB/s
SLR
SLR100 Tandberg 50 (100) GB 5 (10) MB/s
SLR140 Tandberg 70 (140) GB 6 (12) MB/s
SLR2 Tandberg 0.525 (1.05) GB 0.2 (0.4) MB/s
SLR24 Tandberg 12 (24) GB 1.2 (2.4) MB/s
SLR3 Tandberg 1.2 (2.4) GB 0.3 (0.6) MB/s
SLR32 Tandberg 16 (32) GB 1.5 (3) MB/s
SLR4 Tandberg 2.5 (5) GB 0.3 (0.6) MB/s
SLR5 Tandberg 4 (8) GB 0.4 (0.8) MB/s
SLR50 Tandberg 25 (50) GB 2 (4) MB/s
SLR60 Tandberg 30 (60) GB 4 (8) MB/s
SLR7 Tandberg 20 (40) GB 3 (6) MB/s
VIRTUAL TAPE DRIVE
Virtual Tape Drive - Backup to Disk N/A N/A N/A