Nowadays, businesses all around the world are giving importance to finding a reliable and secure data storage backup system. With the increasing complexity of corporate world, the amount of data to be managed, preserved and protected is increasing at a faster rate. To provide businesses with an efficient data storage backup system, many leading manufacturers such as Dell, HP and Quantum have joined hands to manufacture Linear Tape Open (LTO) devices. The LTO-2 tape is the most reliable and superior performance data storage backup system which is engineered to handle the demands of medium/small organizations. In comparison to the previous generation ultrium tapes, this technology offers much improved features. Some of its features are mentioned below.
- LTO2 media offers a much larger storage capacity than the previous generation LTO-1 tape. It offered its clients a data storage capacity of 100GB while this cartridge offers above 200GB data storage capacity.
- In addition, this tape format is more efficient than the previous generation drives as it offers double the data speed.
- Greater media capacity and transfer rate helps businesses in lowering their operational cost as fewer tapes are required to store data.
- Good news for managers, who are worried for investment protection, is that by installing this system they can secure their investment as LTO 2 provides compatibility with the prior version.