T10000 (T10K)

The T10000 is the latest Oracle/Sun StorageTek tape drive and cartridge product line for mainframe systems.

The first model, know known as T10000A has a native capacity of 500 GB and a native transfer rate of 120 MB/s (native). This line has seen two updates, the first was the T10000B drive, which support 1 TB on the same cartridges as used by the T10000 drive, providing backward read compatibility. In January 2011, the T10000C tape drive was introduced, along with a new tape cartridge capable of storing 5 TB of data natively.