Advanced Intelligent Tape


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Advanced Intelligent Tape

(storage)
(AIT) A form of magnetic tape and drive using AME developed by Sony for storing large amounts of data. An AIT can store over 50 gigabytes and transfer data at six megabytes/second (in February 1999). AIT features high speed file access, long head and media life, the ALDC compression algorithm, and a MIC chip.

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The removable digital tape storage technology is Sony's Advanced Intelligent Tape platform, which provides ease of use, flexibility, minimal downtime, and multi-partitioning.
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