HP C7974A LTO4 Backup Tape Cartridge (800GB/1.6TB)

LTO-4 features doubled capacity compared to the LTO-3, offering 800GB native, or 1.6TB with 2:1 data compression. Performance is also improved with a transfer rate of 240MB/s. This boost in performance is not the only advancement: LTO-4 incorporates additional support for advanced data protection and security features. LTO-4 will continue to support the write-once, read-many (WORM) functionality seen in the LTO-3 and will now support 256-bit AES encryption.


The HP is one of the founders of LTO technology that worked in collaboration with IBM and Quantum to develop a powerful, reliable and scalable data backup solution. The C7974A is an HP LTO-4 data tape cartridge designed for greater data endurance and durability. This is compatible with previous LTO-3 formats that delivers data access during storage capacity enhancement process. You can confidently deploy this cartridge in your most busy enterprise environments, offering a peace of mind. This is ideal for medium to large scale data backup requirements.

  • A storage capacity of 1.6TB and 800GB of compressed and native data respectively.
  • An Improved transfer rate of native data @120MB/Sec for greater efficiency.
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES 256-bit) to ensure a higher level of data security.
  • WORM (Write once/Read many) features for Increased data tape life.
  • Rugged body, making it shock resistant during shipping.
Manufacturer: HP
Part Number: C7974A
Product Name: C7974A LTO Ultrium 4 Data Cartridge
Product Type: Storage media - LTO Ultrium

Package Content
  • (1) HPE LTO-4 Ultrium 1.6TB RW Data Cartridge.
  • Write-on label only. No bar code label.
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