LTO Ultrium 7 Tapes
LTO 7 tapes have an uncompressed storage capacity of 6TB and a compressed capacity of up to 15TB. LTO 7 tapes more than double the capacity of LTO 6 tape. Additionally, LTO-7 tape drive technology increased the tape head channel count from 16 to 32. This increase will provide a higher data transfer rate, resulting in a reduction of approximately 50% of the time to read or write a full tape.
Features and Benefits of LTO 7 Ultrium Tape
- Higher Storage Capacity - 6TB native and up to 15TB Compressed
- Better Performance - Expect data transfer rates of up to 700 MB/sec
- Future Compatibility - LTO 7 tapes will be able to be read by and written to by LTO 8 tape drives and be able to be read by LTO 9 drives.
- Backward Compatible - LTO 7 drives can read LTO 5 tapes and Read and Write to LTO 6 Tapes