LTO Generation 8

LTO Generation 8 delivers the latest in tape technology with more than 30TB* of compressed capacity and up to 750 MB/s* data transfer rates. With continued support of partitioning to enable functions like LTFS making tape easy to manage, nothing beats LTO-8 technology for all of your storage needs.

Top 8 Reasons For LTO®-8 Technology

1

You Can STORE MORE with LTO-8. Double the capacity of LTO-7, up to 12 TB native per tape, and 30 TB compressed.

2

LTO-8 technology reduces the $ per TB of LTO-7 tapes by 50% with new Type M media.

3

LTO remains the lowest cost storage option for long term storage.1

4

LTO tape stores data offline to provide effective protection against ransomware and malware.

5

LTO tape is GREEN storage to help you minimize environmental costs over time.

6

LTO tape enables compliance with features like WORM and AES-256-bit encryption.

7

LTO is an OPEN standard, so you know your investment is protected, and you don’t get locked into proprietary technologies.

8

LTO tape has a strong technology roadmap with defined plans to get to Gen 12.


1. https://www.lto.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/ESG-WP-LTO-EVV-Feb_2016.pdf