LTO vs. IBM and Oracle tape drives

LTO: The New Enterprise Tape Drive

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When comparing tape devices, your evaluation needs to be more in-depth than it would be for a disk system: since most tape drives are installed in an automated tape library, you must consider the reliability and durability of the tape library, as well as media quality—all of which contribute to overall performance and reliability.

To help you in this manner, this technical brief compares Linear Tape Open (LTO) tape drives to the proprietary enterprise tape drives sold by IBM and Oracle in terms of capacity, data performance, mechanical reliability, and TCO.

Keep reading to additionally view a discussion on the future of tape.

Vendor:
Quantum Corporation
Posted:
16 Jan 2019
Published:
31 Dec 2018
Format:
PDF
Length:
14 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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