Category: LTO 8

  • The Technology and Innovation That Keeps Magnetic Tape Alive

    The Technology and Innovation That Keeps Magnetic Tape Alive

    When mentioning magnetic tape as a data storage medium, those unfamiliar with the recent advances in technology might envision cassette tapes, VHS tapes, or even round reel tapes of decades past. Unbeknownst to many, magnetic tape has not only made leaps and bounds in the digital storage space, but…

  • Spectra unveils its largest, most advanced tape library to date; Introducing Spectra TFinity ExaScale

    Spectra unveils its largest, most advanced tape library to date; Introducing Spectra TFinity ExaScale

    Spectra unveils its largest, most advanced tape library to date; introducing Spectra TFinity ExaScale SpectraLogic has unveiled its greatest tape library to date, the TFinity ExaScale Edition. The massive tape library has the ability to store an exabyte of data in a single footprint storage system using the most…

  • Turn Your LTO Tapes Into Ca$h

    Turn Your LTO Tapes Into Ca$h

    The World’s Easiest Way to Turn Used Data Tape into Cold Hard Cash Chances are if your business or someone you know has recently upgrade their data storage infrastructure, there is going to be an abundance of old storage media not being used. It makes no sense to have…

  • Features of LTO Technology over the Years

    Features of LTO Technology over the Years

    Linear Tape Open or better known as (LTO) Ultrium is a high-capacity, single-reel tape storage created and frequently improved by HPE, IBM and Quantum. LTO tape is a powerful yet scalable tape format that helps address the growing demands of data protection. PROVIDING GROWTH FOR GENERATIONS. Originally introduced at…

  • What You Need to Know About LTO-8

    What You Need to Know About LTO-8

    Everything You Need to Know About LTO-8 We are currently in the midst of an exciting time in the world of storage media! The continuous advancements in storage technology brings about even more chances to gather additional data and gain insights from stimulating discoveries.  Here is everything you…

  • The Role of Tape in the Motion Picture Industry

    The Role of Tape in the Motion Picture Industry

    I’m sure we all can remember a time when movies were shot and recorded on those extremely large round reels of 35mm tape. In fact, most film producers still used 35mm recording film up until late 2008. It wasn’t until 2012 when digital recording finally overtook film recording in the…

  • HPE’s Revolutionary Name Change

    HPE’s Revolutionary Name Change

    LTO 8 Type M is now LTO 7 Type M LTO Ultrium LTO Type M media products have changed. Why the LTO Type M Name Change? During the innovative fourth quarter of 2017, HPE, IBM, and Quantum proclaimed a new feature of LTO-8 drives.

  • Data Tape Migration

    Data Tape Migration

    Tape’s not Dead- Data Tape Migration Keeps it Alive Super fans of AMC’s hit show The Walking Dead and tech geeks alike might picture magnetic tape as a zombie; it should be dead, but somehow it keeps coming back around. Much like a zombie, magnetic tape is far from…

  • Tape in the Modern Data Center

    Tape in the Modern Data Center

    Although many organizations have reduced their tape usage within their IT infrastructures, it has not completely disappeared as many would think. Various experts even question why anyone would want to use tape in a current data center. However, tape continues to be a clever alternative in regards to certain applications…

  • Data Storage Wars 2:  Tape vs. Disk

    Data Storage Wars 2: Tape vs. Disk

    On the internet, there is 1.2 Zettabytes or 1.3 trillion gigabytes of data. That amounts to 75 billion fully loaded 16gb iPads. If you stacked them on top of one another, they’d reach a towering 339 miles into the sky! That number grew 62% in 2009 alone. Organizing, tracking, and…