Across all industries worldwide, data continues to grow exponentially. Additional compliance regulations and longer retention times add to the complexity, meaning businesses with data storage greater than 300TB demand innovative solutions at low-cost. The LTO technology Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator below aims to demonstrate the real costs of ownership for your data over the long-term, compared with alternative disk or cloud-based solutions.
How many terabytes of storage you’ll need
Your annual growth rate
Your typical retention period (in years)
The percentage of your data you will retrieve every month
Any data that will be retrieved every month
An estimate of your datacenter floor space costs (not including power)