Digital Data Storage (DDS) is a format that evolved from the Digital Audio Tape (DAT) technology. All certified DDS cartridges feature the Media Recognition system which prevents you from accidentally writing valuable data to basic DAT or other incompatible formats. DDS backup tapes have an expected life of at least 10 years. DDS and DAT tape products available. Tape media generally has a favorable unit cost and long archival stability.
8MM DATA TAPES
Data 8 (or 8mm tape) technology as tape backup is a reliable way to store computer data. Data backup on tape can be done (for 8mm tapes) up to 40 GB on 170m length tapes and up to 150 GB on 225m length tapes . 8mm tape technology was the first form of helical-scan system used commercially for data storage. Data8 or 8mm tapes were also some of the first commercially available dual-reel backup cartridges.The 8mm tape is a dependable form of tape backup using the Exabyte Mammoth tape drive. The 8mm tape uses AME (Advanced Metal Evaporated) formulations to offer expanded transcription content and low-toned abrasivity.