LTO 6 tape ideal for reliable backup and archiving

LTO 6 Backup Tape

We supply LTO 6 tape, are a UK based company supplying both the UK & international market with LTO solutions. Next day delivery call 01256 331614.

An LTO 6 tape provides 2.5TB’s of native capacity, 6.25TB compressed at a transfer rate of 160MB/s native and 400MB/s compressed.  LTO 6 tape is ideal for large systems backups or suitable for archival purposes and provides peace of mind backup and archiving using LTO tape media. Designed for organisations that need to store massive amounts of information at the lowest cost per GB, LTO 6 also continues support for LTFS that allows LTO tapes to be seen as a very large USB drive!

LTO 6 Tape

We provide LTO 6 tapes from Fujifilm, HP, IBM, Quantum, Spectra, in packs of 5-5,000 tapes.  We even supply barcode labels and media packs!

LTO 6 Drives have an improved robust magnetic layer can withstand more that tens of thousands of drive passes providing the user with stable and smooth operation under various environmental conditions.

All LTO tape media has a lifetime guarantee against defects. If for any reason your LTO 6 tape becomes defective the manufacturer will send out a replacement. In addition to this if the media fault leads to data loss and it has been kept in the correct environmental conditions and used correctly can also provide a tape data recovery service.

For organisations that require LTO in their tape libraries, we can now provide these with either a new library or upgrade to your existing library, call us for details.

If purchasing 20 or more pieces of LTO 6 tapes we can provide you with printed barcodes for use in your LTO tape library that have the correct barcode sequence.

LTO 6 Specification

General Characteristics
Magnetic material: Metal Particle
Cartridge Width (mm) 105.4
Cartridge Height (mm) 102.5
Cartridge Depth (mm) 21.5
Weight with case (g) 275

Physical Characteristics
Tape Length (m) 846
Tape thickness (μm) 6.4
Tape width (mm) 12.65

LTO 6 tape capacity - 2500GB / 6250GB

*The actual capacity, compression ratio and data transfer rate may vary depending on equipment, software usage, environments and data. 1TB = 1 Trillion bytes *compressed

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