Imation Releases AIT-2 Tape Cartridge

Imation Corp. today announced the availability of Imation AIT-2 tape cartridges.

According to Imation, the new cartridges are compatible with all Advanced Intelligent Tape(TM) AIT-2 drives and libraries, provides 50 gigabyte native capacity (up to 100 gigabyte capacity with data compression) and has a native sustained data transfer rate of 6 megabyte/sec. (up to 12 megabyte/sec. compressed).

Frank Russomanno, general manager of Imation data storage media and services, said, “AIT-2 offers a combination of speed, size, and cost-effectiveness that serves the needs of businesses coping with the amount of data that is increasing at an exponential rate due to the storage demands of e-business.”

Imation AIT-2 tape have an estimated street price of $103.

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