LTO PROGRAM OUTLINES GENERATION 8 SPECIFICATIONS AND EXTENDS TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP TO 12TH GENERATION

Generation 8 specifications outline increased capacities of up to 30TB* per cartridge Newly extended technology roadmap demonstrates commitment to format, exponential increase in future capacity SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (October 17, 2017) — Today, the LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced the specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format,…

October 17, 2017

THE LTO PROGRAM CONTINUES TO BREAK YEAR-OVER-YEAR RECORDS IN TOTAL TAPE CAPACITY SHIPPED

Shipment trends show tape remained a key element of the growing storage landscape in 2016 SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (April 18, 2017) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs)—Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum—today released their annual tape media shipment report, detailing quarterly and year-over-year shipments.

April 18, 2017

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