We supply LTO backup tape drives from all the major vendors including Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Quantum, mTape & Tandberg. An LTO tape drive is designed to store backed up data from computer systems and retain the information in case it is required to restore data, we are able to supply internal or external LTO tape drives with Thunderbolt, SAS, iSCSI or Fibre Channel host connection options.
The tape we supply are all based on LTO tape technology and are available in the following formats:
LTO tape technologies, the LTO tape is rigidly defined by a particular generation of LTO technology and cannot be used in any other way. While LTO tape drives are also defined by a particular generation, they are required to have some level of compatibility with older generations of cartridges. The rules for compatibility between generations of drives and cartridges is as follows:
For example, an LTO-6 cartridge cannot be used in an LTO-5 drive, it can be used in an LTO-7 drive, although it performs as if it were in an LTO-6 drive.
If for any reason you cannot see or need to discuss your LTO tape drive requirement, are interested in trading up an existing drive or require support renewal, we are happy to discuss your requirements in more detail over the phone or have a meeting and provide a quotation.
In addition to the LTO backup tape drives, we can also supply LTO tape media in small quantities or in bulk.
For free advice or a quotation on an LTO tape drives please call us on 01256 331614 or 0207 193 5760.