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Why LTO Tape Storage Will Be Important In The Zettabyte Era

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Why LTO Tape Storage Will Be Important In The Zettabyte Era
In this Blog we will discuss the increasing data growth projections, explain how you can safeguard your valuable information and how to do it cost effectively with help from LTO technology.

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LTO 8 Tape Media is Back

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LTO 8 Tape Media is Back
The wait is over, LTO 8 tape media back in PMD Magnetics warehouses!

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The Value of Tape

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The Value of Tape
High capacity data tape is the de facto format to protect the our most valuable digital assets for future generations.  With latest generation LTO 8 Ultrium providing up to 30TB capacity per tape, no other technology keeps pace with today's expanding data demands. LTO 8 media is a key product in the world of data storage.

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Data Storage - The Future is the use of Tape. Listen to the words of Mark Lantz at IBM Research

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Data Storage - The Future is the use of Tape.  Listen to the words of Mark Lantz at IBM Research
It should come as no surprise that recent advances in big-data analytics and artificial intelligence have created strong incentives for enterprises to amass information about every measurable aspect of their businesses.  Financial regulations now require organizations to keep records for much longer periods than they did in the past. So companies and institutions of all stripes are storing more and more data onto LTO tape and the introduction of LTO 8 media in 2019 will be most timely.

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WHY ORGANISATIONS NEED LTO 7 TECHNOLOGY TODAY

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WHY ORGANISATIONS NEED LTO 7 TECHNOLOGY TODAY

Fuji LTO 7 Ultrium Data Tape with 15TB of data storage capacity per tape is now available. With speeds of up to 750MB/second, the transfer rates on LTO 7 are impressively fast - more than double that of previous generations of LTO tapes. Fuji LTO 7 tape media features Fujifilm’s proprietary Barium Ferrite (BaFe) tape coating technology, developed specifically for long-term archival storage. BaFe tape coating also enables massive enterprise-class storage capacities of up to 15TB per tape. This equates to 2.4 times the capacity of LTO 6 and 4 times the capacity of LTO-5. LTO 7 Ultrium technology also...

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