LTO Ultrium tape storage

LTO Ultrium tape perfect for backup

LTO Ultrium is where we hope you will find a solution to your backup and archiving requirements. Since the early 1990’s we have been providing tape storage solutions and provided some of the very first Ultrium tape storage solutions.  With the latest announcement of LTO 10 holding 120TB’s at a transfer rate of 2,750MB/s, click here for details.

About LTO Ultrium tape

LTO Ultrium tape

As an open tape standard LTO is the world’s most popular backup technology and the latest generation LTO-7 continues to provide high capacity allied to low cost per gigabyte. As LTO is an “open format” technology, means that users will have multiple sources of product and tape media. The “open” nature of LTO technology also provides a means of enabling compatibility between different vendors’ offerings.

LTO History

Initially LTO was developed jointly by HP, IBM and Certance (Seagate) now Quantum to provide a clear and viable choice in an increasingly complex array of tape storage options. LTO Ultrium tape provides a robust, highly convenient and very cost effective way of storing data. An LTO Ultrium tape provides a perfect solution for backing up or archiving a huge variety of computer systems and applications. Ultrium tapes are manufactured by a variety of media vendors and are readily available. LTO Ultrium tape was available in various formats LTO-1, LTO-2, LTO-3, LTO-4, LTO-5, LTO-6 and the current cartridge format LTO-7 has a native capacity of 6TB. LTO-7 tapes can also be used for archival purposes using WORM functionality. Another feature of LTO-7 cartridges is the ability to be partitioned to allow different drives/systems to see different parts of the tapes. The huge installed base of LTO Ultrium tape products in the field going back 10 years ensures that LTO tape will continue to be the first choice for any company wishing to backup data.

LTO Ultrium tape vendors

We are able to provide LTO tape from all of the following vendors, typically providing next day delivery and discounts for bulk purchases or regular orders. We also supply LTO WORM media and cleaning tapes to keep your drive in tip top shape.LTO tape dimensions

  • Fujitsu
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Oracle
  • Overland
  • Fuji
  • Maxell
  • Sony
  • Quantum
  • Tandberg Data
  • Spectra Logic

Please call us on 01256 782030 for LTO Ultrium backup solutions, pricing and availability.

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