ODS-D380F (Optical Disc Archive Fibre Channel Drive Unit for the ODS-L30M/L60E/L100E PetaSite Scalable Library with Very High Transfer Speeds of 1.5Gbps Write (verify on) and 3Gbps Read Using ODC-5500R Generation 3 Cartridge)
100 years estimated archive life for all data files*
The ODS-D380F Optical Disc Archive fibre channel drive unit works with the ODS-L30M/L30E/L100E PetaSite scalable library. The drive is part of the Optical Disc family of data storage products designed to provide an extended life cycle for storing and archiving all forms of audio-visual assets and data files for the very long term.
*Referring to the ISO/IEC16963 method, this is the estimated average archival life of an archival bare disc calculated by internal acceleration testing. (Generation 2, 3)
Deep archive for very long-term archiving requirements
Fully backward-read compatible, the Sony Optical Disc Archive drive technology is designed to provide read capability for all generations of optical disc cartridge media, giving you access to your content for 100+ years, whilst eliminating the need for a forced media migration due to media and drive obsolescence.
Reliable and robust large-capacity media
The drive unit handles a single optical disc cartridge that offers an alternative to LTO or traditional forms of data tape for the longer-term archiving of valuable assets. With a low total cost of ownership, the Sony optical disc cartridge offers very fast random access to all content and files. The innovative drive design provides for a ‘dual channel’ capability and, being file format independent, it can store your assets in a data file format. Sony optical disc cartridges are available in 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.5TB, 3.3TB and 5.5TB * capacity sizes, in re-writable and write-once formats.
* 5.5TB ODC5500R and 3.3TB ODC3300R cartridge is write-once. ODS-D380U/ODS-D380F can read from Generation1~3 cartridge and write to Generation2,3 cartridge. DS-D280U/ODS-D280F can read from Generation1~2 cartridge and write to Generation2 cartridge. ODS-D55U/ODS-D77UA/ODS-D77F can read/write from/to Generation1 cartridge. Generation1 Cartridge : ODC300R/RE, ODC600R/RE, ODC1200RE, ODC1500R Generation2 Cartridge : ODC3300R Generation1 Cartridge : ODC5500R
Ideal for deep archive and near-online archive
The Sony Optical Disc Archive system is ideal for deep archive for very long term archiving, such as broadcaster archives where data tape does not provide the assurance or meet the need for write-once, very long-term archive requirements. It provides second copy archive at a remote site and is ideal for business continuity/disaster recovery, post house and production back-up and for video, film and stock footage archives or national archives. The system can also be used for news and sports clips that need to be near-online and as an on-line browse and proxy clip store.
A world of solutions
You’ll find Optical Disc Archive solutions from Sony at work in a wide range of environments where speedy, reliable access to your precious data is crucial – along with effortless scalability and attractive ownership costs. Optical Disc Archive provides archiving solutions across seven key industries, from digital Media Asset Management to healthcare, banking, education and more.