LTO Media

Overland Tandberg LTO Ultrium Tape Media

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Overview

Overland-Tandberg LTO Ultrium data cartridges and cleaning cartridges are recommended for use with all Overland-Tandberg LTO tape drives, tape autoloaders and tape libraries. Used in the design, test and manufacture of our NEO Series family of tape-based storage solutions, Overland-Tandberg Data LTO media ensures the availability and security of your data. With over 108 Exabytes of total capacity shipped in 2017, LTO media provides the absolute lowest cost per gigabyte and highest reliability for long-term data storage when compared with alternative archive media.

Key Benefits:

  • High capacity, with as much as 30TB of data stored on each LTO cartridge
  • Cartridge memory chip delivers faster access time and enhanced media monitoring
  • Durable cartridge reduces media failures and eliminates disrupted backup
  • Extreme laboratory testing for superior data availability
  • Data security via hardware encryption of cartridge contents
  • A variety of media type choices
  • Designed for a 30-year archival life and/or 260 full backups
  • Enables businesses to meet regulations for data retention and archiving
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Current LTO media products include:

  • LTO-4, LTO-5, LTO-6, LTO-7, LTO-7M & LTO-8 Data Cartridges
  • LTO Universal Cleaning Cartridge

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Comparison

Tape Format LTO-8 LTO-8M LTO-7 LTO-6 LTO-5 LTO-4
Native Capacity 12TB 9TB 6TB 2.5TB 1.5TB 800GB
Cartridge color Green Dark Blue Dark Blue Purple Light Blue Green
Includes barcode labels? Yes* Yes* Yes* Yes* Yes* Yes*
Cartridge weight 0.65 lbs. 0.65 lbs. 0.65 lbs. 0.65 lbs. 0.65 lbs. 0.65 lbs.
Temperature (operating) 10°-45° C 10°-45° C 10°-45° C 10°-45° C 10°-45° C 10°-45° C
Humidity (operating) 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80%
Storage Temperature 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C
Storage Humidity 20-80% 20-80% 20-80% 20-80% 20-80% 20-80%
Durability (Nominal) 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups
Archival Life 30 years 30 years 30 years 30 years 30 years 30 years
Warranty Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime

* may vary by configuration