Normally seen in reference to digital tape storage. The capacity for one generation of storage device to write to media of a previous generation. For example, LTO-6 is backward write compatible with LTO-5. An LTO-6 drive can write LTO-5 media.
The leading open-format tape storage offers performance, capacity, security, and manageability, along with a long-term roadmap.
Advanced LTO features and up to 6.25TB per cartridge at budget-friendly prices.
Cost-effective protection for small and medium sites with the leading tape storage technology—works with all backup software and as a drag-and-drop archive.
Supporting a full range of DLT generations and applications.
Make encrypted security a core component of backup and archive without sacrificing performance or budgets.
Cost-effective tape storage for small business and home office applications.
Latest LTO technology with up to 15TB capacity per cartridge. Featuring LTFS, WORM, encryption, and lower energy consumption.
Linear Tape File System turns tape devices into NAS shares, giving users a drag-and-drop archive without any additional software.
Fully compatible with all Quantum LTO libraries as well as tape products from other suppliers.