SNIA LINEAR TAPE FILE SYSTEM FORMAT SPECIFICATION NOW AN ISO/IEC STANDARD

ISO/IEC reinforces confidence in file management system for Linear Tape-Open technology SILICON VALLEY, CA. and COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (June 8, 2016) The Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Consortium and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) announced today that the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) Format Specification is now an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical…

June 8, 2016

SONY AND FUJIFILM PASS LTO ULTRIUM GENERATION 7 INTERCHANGE TESTING

Leading Tape Manufacturers to Support LTO-7 Technology and the Ultrium Format Capacity, Performance and Feature Enhancements SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (November 18, 2015) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM Corporation and Quantum Corporation, today announced that Fujifilm Corporation and Sony Corporation have completed interchange testing for LTO Ultrium generation 7…

November 19, 2015

THE LTO PROGRAM ANNOUNCES UPCOMING GENERATION 7 SPECIFICATIONS FOR LICENSING

Specifications Include Up to 15TB Capacity* and Up to 750MB/s Performance* SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (September 14, 2015) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), HP, IBM and Quantum, announced today that the LTO Ultrium format generation 7 specifications are now available for licensing by storage mechanism and media manufacturers. The new LTO generation 7…

September 14, 2015

LTO® Program Announces Price Per Gigabyte Now Less Than One Penny

Cost Now at 0.8 Cents Per Gigabyte, $8 per Terabyte When Using LTO-6 media SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (March 9, 2015) — The LTO Program announced today that LTO Generation 6 tape has reached another cost-per-gigabyte milestone of below a cent.  Today, LTO storage can be as low as 0.8 cents per gigabyte and $8…

March 9, 2015

LTO® Program Further Extends Product Roadmap Through Generation 10

Updated roadmap increases capacity expectations to 120 TB per cartridge Throughput rates expected to increase more than 600 percent SILICON VALLEY, ” said Joel Tax, Santa Clara Research Group. “With a road map showing four more generations beyond the current one, the LTO Program has shown commitment to innovation and support for the format”. Transfer…

September 10, 2014

LTO® Program Announces Lowest Cost Ever Per Gigabyte

Cost now less than 1.5 cents per gigabyte when using LTO-6 media Beats competing solutions that can be two to four times more expensive (virtual tape) to 26 times more expensive (disk-based storage solution) when total cost of ownership is measured SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (April 3, 2014) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies…

April 3, 2014

LTO® Generation 6 Tape Storage Adoption Outpaces Previous Generation

Big Data applications in healthcare, energy, media & entertainment, and more, help push shipments of high-capacity, environmentally friendly, LTO tape over the 225 million mark SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (Sept. 4, 2013) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), HP, IBM and Quantum, announced today that the adoption rate of LTO Generation 6 tape…

September 4, 2013

LTO Program Announces LTFS Compliance Verification Testing

SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (April 2, 2013) — The Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Program Technology Provider Companies, HP, IBM and Quantum, announced today that they will offer Linear Tape File System (LTFS) compliance testing to demonstrate compatibility with the open standard Linear Tape File System specification. Tapes for the initial review cycle can be submitted to…

April 2, 2013

Fujifilm, Hitachi Maxell Ltd., Imation, Sony, and TDK Corporation Pass LTO Ultrium Generation 6 Interchange Testing

Leading Tape Manufacturers to Support LTO-6 Technology and the Ultrium Format Capacity, Performance and Feature Enhancements SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (Nov. 26, 2012) — The Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Program Technology Provider Companies — HP, IBM Corporation and Quantum Corporation — today announced that Fujifilm Corporation, Hitachi Maxell Ltd., Imation Corporation, Sony Corporation, and TDK Corporation…

November 2, 2012