THE LTO PROGRAM RELEASES SPECIFICATIONS FOR UPCOMING GENERATION 9

Specifications Include up to 45TB Capacity* SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (September 9, 2020) — Today, the LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced the specifications of LTO Ultrium format generation 9, which are now available for licensing. The new LTO generation 9 specifications are designed to increase tape cartridge…

September 9, 2020

LTO Tape Shipment Report Reveals Record Breaking Tape Capacity Shipments

Continued increase in capacity shipments point to reliance on LTO tape in modern-day storage environments SILICON VALLEY, Calif.– The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM Corporation and Quantum today released their annual tape media shipment report, detailing year-over-year shipments. The report showed a record 114,079 petabytes (PB) of total tape capacity (compressed) shipped…

July 8, 2020

THE LTO PROGRAM ANNOUNCES FUJIFILM AND SONY ARE NOW BOTH LICENSEES OF GENERATION 8 TECHNOLOGY

LTO Seeing Continued Relevance for Archive and Offline Long-Term storage SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (August 5, 2019) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM Corporation and Quantum are pleased to announce Fujifilm and Sony are now licensees of Generation 8 technology, meaning that both companies are planning to produce LTO-8 media…

August 5, 2019

RECORD BREAKING AMOUNT IN TOTAL TAPE CAPACITY SHIPMENTS ANNOUNCED BY THE LTO PROGRAM

Ongoing shipment trends demonstrate tape technology’s continued role in the ever-growing storage landscape in 2017 SILICON VALLEY, CALIF. — (March 14, 2018) — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM Corporation and Quantum today released their annual tape media shipment report, detailing year-over-year shipments. The report showed a record 108,457 petabytes (PB)…

March 14, 2018

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