Normally seen in reference to digital tape storage. The capacity for one generation of storage device to read media written by a previous generation of storage device. For example, LTO-6 is backward read compatible with LTO-5 and LTO-4; therefore, an LTO-6 tape drive can read tape cartridges written by LTO-5 and LTO-4 drives.
Supporting a full range of DLT generations and applications.
Linear Tape File System turns tape devices into NAS shares, giving users a drag-and-drop archive without any additional software.
Reliable, affordable protection for smaller environments.
The leading open-format tape storage offers performance, capacity, security, and manageability, along with a long-term roadmap.
Quantum media builds on a 30-year history of development expertise to provide users optimum performance and reliability.
Latest LTO technology with up to 15TB capacity per cartridge. Featuring LTFS, WORM, encryption, and lower energy consumption.
Proven technology that stores up to 1.6TB per cartridge—WORM and encryption-ready.
Fully compatible with all Quantum LTO libraries as well as tape products from other suppliers.
Advanced LTO features and up to 6.25TB per cartridge at budget-friendly prices.