- Designed to work with the IBM 3996 Optical Library - Utilizes Ultra Density Optical (UDO) disc technology, designed for professional data storage applications - Features 30GB capacity for long-term archival storage - Available in rewritable and permanent write once, read many (WORM) models - Durable and offer long-term archive life - Highest capacity optical media offered by IBM - Support fast access to data - Easily removable from the IBM 3996 Optical Library - Include an anti-static treatment to help reduce electrostatic charges.
The IBM 3996 Optical Cartridge is designed to work with the IBM 3996 Optical Library. This 5.25-inch 30GB optical cartridge provides up to five times the maximum storage capacity previously offered by IBM and is based upon Ultra Density Optical (UDO) disc technology.
IBM 3996 Optical Cartridges are available in rewritable and permanent WORM formats designed to provide long-term archival storage of high-volume document images and emails, customer records, audio or video files, financial information and design documents.
Optical Cartridges are durable, can provide fast access to data, and are easily removable from the 3996 Optical Library. An anti-static treatment has been applied to the cartridge to help reduce electrostatic charges.
Rewritable model The 5.25-inch, rewritable cartridge has a usable capacity of up to 30GB, and is intended for storing data that has a finite life span and is rewritable.