Sony LTO-7 tape media

Sony LTO-7 tape for high capacity backup requirements

Sony LTO-7 tape delivers 6TB’s native capacity and 15TB compressed.  The transfer rate is 300MB/s native and 750MB/s compressed.  Ideal for large system backups or suitable for archival purposes.  Sony provides peace of mind from the world’s largest manufacturer of LTO tape media.  Designed for organisations that need to store massive amounts of information at the lowest cost per GB, the new media provides exceptional error correction compared to previous versions 10^19 vs 10^17 of LTO 6 so an improvement in data reliability.

LTO-7 also continues support for Linear Tape File System allows LTO tapes to be seen as a very large USB drive!shop site link 1

The drives are also backward read/write compatible with LTO-6 so buying an LTO-7 drive will enable you to use LTO-6 tapes.

All LTO media has a lifetime guarantee against defects. If for any reason your LTO-7 tape becomes defective we will send out a replacement. In addition to this if the media fault leads to data loss and it has been kept in the correct environmental conditions and used correctly Sony also offer a tape data recovery service.

For organisations that require LTO in their tape libraries we can now provide these with either a new library or upgrade to your existing library, call us for details.

If purchasing 20 or more pieces of  LTO-7 tapes we can provide you with printed barcodes for use in your LTO tape library that have the correct barcode sequence.Sony LTO-7 tape cartridge

General Characteristics
Magnetic material Metal Particle BaFe
Tracks per wrap 32
Total tracks 2584
Cartridge Width (mm) 105.4
Cartridge Height (mm) 102.5
Cartridge Depth (mm) 21.5
Weight with case (g) 275

Physical Characteristics
Tape Length (m) 960
Tape thickness (μm) 5.6
Tape width (mm) 12.65

LTO-7 tape capacity – 6TB / 15TB

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