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drive bay

[′drīv ‚bā]
(computer science)
A space in the cabinet of a personal computer where disk drives, tape drives, and CD-ROM drives can be installed. Also known as bay.

drive bay

A cavity for a disk drive in a computer cabinet. See Device Bay.
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Half-height LTO2 data cartridges provide 20 percent more capacity than more expensive SDLT data cartridges and 250 percent more capacity than many DLT tape drives.
Tandberg leverages this know-how with its new LTO-2 half-height drive.
SMBs may purchase and install additional tape drives, up to a maximum of four LTO-2 half-height drives, two LTO-3 full-height SCSI drives, or two LTO-3 full-height FC drives.
6TB compressed (800GB native) storage capacity and a transfer rate of up to 32MB per second by incorporating Tandberg Data's recently introduced half-height LTO-1 tape drive.
When the data load or throughput speed requires an upgrade, the addition of a customer-installable LTO-2 half-height drive and 12-cartridge magazine can double or triple the initial capacity and speed of the Magnum 224, depending on the user's choice of configuration.
Tandberg's LTO-based tape drive solutions include the most compact and fastest LTO2 half-height drive in the industry - the 420LTO.
Tandberg's LTO-based tape drive solutions include the most compact and fastest LTO-2 half-height drive in the industry -- the 420LTO.
Qualstar(R) Corporation (NASDAQ:QBAK), a manufacturer of automated tape storage solutions, today announced two new models of its highly regarded RLS-Series Rackmount Tape Library family, designed specifically to leverage the lower cost and smaller packaging of the latest LTO 2 half-height tape drives.
NYSE:SYX), a direct marketer of brand-name and private-label products, announced today that Systemax is integrating the Tandberg 420LTO(TM) half-height LTO-2 tape drives into its Entry Level System (ELS), Small Office (SO) and AMD Opteron series of servers.
Half-height LTO Ultrium 1 tape drives and additional tape drive support for the popular HP StorageWorks 1/8 tape autoloader were also introduced.