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.
Proven technology that stores up to 1.6TB per cartridge—WORM and encryption-ready.
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.
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.
Reliable, affordable protection for smaller environments.
Cost-effective tape storage for small business and home office applications.
Up to 3TB capacity per cartridge, WORM, and encryption.
Latest LTO technology with up to 15TB capacity per cartridge. Featuring LTFS, WORM, encryption, and lower energy consumption.
Advanced LTO features and up to 6.25TB per cartridge at budget-friendly prices.