DDS-5 tape cartridge delivers reliable performance for unattended backups. At 150m, DDS-5 tape is longer than DDS-3 (125m), holding two-thirds more data. Use with Sony SureStore DAT and non-Sony brand DAT tape drives. Cartridge is electronically tested to withstand a minimum of 2,000 passes or 100 full backups. Tape cartridge offers 72 GB compressed capacity, 10 years of archival life and a lower cost of ownership compared with AIT and DLT vs. technologies.