LTO Ultrium data tape format is the ideal data storage solution. LTO is produced by some of the most respected names in the industry including: HP, Fuji, IBM, Quantum, and Sony. It is referred to as an “open format”, allowing multiple vendor products to work in unison. Originally, LTO Ultrium was developed as a stand-in for DLT and with a similar design. LTO delivers a wide range of system applications where capacity, transfer rates, and reliability are critical. This supreme data tape technology is defined by a road map securing reliability well into the future.
The standard form-factor of Linear Tape Open (LTO) technology is known as Ultrium. The earliest form could hold 100 GB of data in a single cartridge. A latest version released can hold 12 TB in a cartridge of the same size. LTO Ultrium is commonly used with small and large computer systems, mainly for backup.