Overland LTO Tape Drives and Media

Overland Storage LTO tape drives protect your server data by providing cost-effective backup, archive and disaster recovery.

When it comes to LTO, Overland-Tandberg is your go-to-source for protecting, backing up and archiving your business-critical data. Our LTO tape drives protect your server data by providing simple, affordable backup, archive and disaster recovery.

Protect your data with cost-effective backup, archive and disaster recovery solution. Ideal solution for backup and archive of smaller workstations.

With superior performance and capacity, and available in both internal and external configurations, Overland-Tandberg LTO Ultrium tape drives are ideal for backing up and archiving data on single workstations or small networks. Features such as 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) ensure that data contained on the cartridges is secure for archiving and off-site transportation.

Our Linear Tape File System (LTFS) functionality, available since we shipped LTO-5, enables users to easily drag and drop files to tape just as they would with disk drives. Compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac OS environments, LTFS functionality eliminates the need for backup software and provides ease of data exchange between users.

We have the LTO solution to meet your data capacity requirements today and well into the future. With a twelve-generation roadmap, LTO tape drive technology is a clear choice for backup and archive continuity in small and medium-sized businesses.

Highlights

Backup as much as 30TB of data on a single cartridge

Reduce your backup window and use of server and network resources with high-performance data transfer rates

Maximize your investment and ensure that your data is safe with proactive drive and media management

Secure confidential information and address compliance issues with hardware data encryption and WORM support

Ensure effortless connectivity with widespread server and backup software support

Provide backward compatibility to legacy tape cartridges in automation environments

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Complete line of LTO Ultrium-based storage solutions

Overland-Tandberg LTO Ultrium tape drives are just one of many products in an entire line of NEO LTO-based storage solutions. Whether you need the simple storage capacity of a single tape drive, or the convenience, reliability, data availability and superior cost of ownership of a NEO Series LTO automated tape library, Overland-Tandberg has the solution that’s right for you.

Addressing Your Storage Needs

NOTE: Compressed capacities for generations 1-5 assume 2:1 compression. Compressed capacities for generations 6-10 assume 2.5:1 compression (achieved with larger compression history buffer).

SOURCE: The LTP Program. The LTO Ultrium roadmap is subject to change without notice and represents goals and objectives only. Linear Tape-Open, LTO, the LTO logo, Ultrium, and the Ultruim logo are registered trademarks of HP, IBM and Quantum in the US and other countries.

Tape drive lineup

  LTO-8 LTO-7 LTO-6 LTO-5
Capacity (native) 12TB 6TB 2.5TB 1.5TB
Capacity (compressed) 30TB 15TB 6.25TB 3.0TB
Transfer Rate (native) 300MB/s (1TB/hr.) 300MB/s (1TB/hr.) 160MB/s (576GB/hr.) 140MB/s (504GB/hr.)
Transfer Rate (compressed) 750MB/s (2.7TB/hr.) 750MB/s (2.7TB/hr.) 400MB/s (1.4TB/hr.) 280MB/s (1TB/hr.)
Interface 6Gb SAS/SFF 8088 6Gb SAS/SFF 8088 6Gb SAS/SFF 8088 6Gb SAS/SFF 8088
Dimensions (inches) 8.4 in. x 2.3 in. x 13.1 in. 8.4 in. x 2.3 in. x 13.1 in. 8.4 in. x 2.3 in. x 13.1 in. 8.4 in. x 2.3 in. x 13.1 in.
Read/Write Compatibility Write: LTO-7
Read: LTO-7
Write: LTO-7, LTO-6
Read: LTO-7, LTO-6, LTO-5
Write: LTO-6, LTO-5
Read: LTO-6, LTO-5, LTO-4
Write: LTO-5, LTO-4
Read: LTO-5, LTO-4, LTO-3
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) 250,000 hours @ 100% duty cycle 250,000 hours @ 100% duty cycle 250,000 hours @ 100% duty cycle 250,000 hours @ 100% duty cycle
Buffer Size 1024MB 1024MB 512MB 256MB
Desktop Weight 9.4 lbs 9.4 lbs. 9.4 lbs. 9.4 lbs.
Data Rate Matching (native) 112-365MB/s 80-300MB/s 40-160MB/s 40-140MB/s
Power Consumption (maximum) 30 watts 24 watts 24 watts 24 watts
Temperature (operating) 50°-105°F
10°-40°C
50°-105°F
10°-40°C
50°-105°F
10°-40°C
50°-105°F
10°-40°C
Humidity (operating) 20-80% (non-condensing) 20-80% (non-condensing) 20-80% (non-condensing) 20-80% (non-condensing)
Standard Warranty 3-year bronze advanced exchange 3-year bronze advanced exchangey 3-year bronze advanced exchange 3-year bronze advanced exchange

LTO Media lineup

  LTO-8 LTO-8M LTO-7 LTO-6 LTO-5 LTO-4
Native Capacity 12TB 9TB 6TB 2.5TB 1.5TB 800GB
Cartridge color Green Dark Blue Dark Blue Purple Light Blue Green
Includes barcode labels? Yes* Yes* Yes* Yes* Yes* Yes*
Cartridge weight .65 lbs. .65 lbs. .65 lbs. .65 lbs. .65 lbs. .65 lbs.
Temperature (operating) 10°-45° C 10°-45° C 10°-45°C 10°-45°C 10°-45°C 10°-45°C
Humidity (operating) 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80% 10 to 80%
Storage Temperature 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C 16°-32° C
Storage Humidity 20-80% 20-80% 20-80% 20-80% 20-80% 20-80%
Durability (nominal) 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups 1,000,000 passes on any area of tape, equates to over 20,000 end to end passes/260 full tape backups
Archival Life 30 years 30 years 30 years 30 years 30 years 30 years
Standard Warranty Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime