Preserve your library investment with LTO media and drive upgrades.

Even greater capacity and performance
Realize even greater capacity and higher transfer rates inside your existing tape library with an LTO drive upgrade. For further investment projection, you can count on additional generations of drives and media to be released. Learn more about the LTO roadmap.

Library Capacity and Throughput by LTO Drive/Media

Spectra T380 (max 12 drives)

LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-7 Type M LTO-8
Maximum Capacity* 1.1 PB 2.37 PB*** 5.7 PB*** 8.55 PB*** 11.4 PB***
Maximum Throughput* 12.1 TB/hr 17.3 TB/hr*** 30.24 TB/hr*** 30.24 TB/hr*** 32.4 TB/hr***

Spectra T680 (max 12 drives)

LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-7 Type M LTO-8
Maximum Capacity* 2.0 PB 4.1 PB*** 10 PB*** 15.07 PB*** 20.4 PB***
Maximum Throughput* 12.1 TB/hr 17.3 TB/hr*** 30.24 TB/hr*** 30.24 TB/hr*** 32.4 TB/hr***

Spectra T950 РSingle Frame Configuration (max 24 drives)

LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-7 Type M LTO-8
Maximum Capacity* 2.85 PB 5.7 PB*** 13.8 PB*** 20.7 PB*** 27.6 PB***
Maximum Throughput* 24.2 TB/hr 34.6 TB/hr*** 60.48 TB/hr*** 60.48 TB/hr*** 64.8 TB/hr***

Spectra T950 РEight Frame Configuration (max 120 drives)

LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-7 Type M LTO-8
Maximum Capacity* 30.15 PB 62.3 PB*** 150.3 PB*** 225.4 PB*** 300.6 PB***
Maximum Throughput* 121 TB/hr 172.8 TB/hr*** 302 TB/hr*** 302 TB/hr*** 324 TB/hr***

Spectra TFinity ExaScale РForty-Four Frame Configuration (max 120 drives)

LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-7 Type M LTO-8
Maximum Capacity* 150 PB 334.12 PB*** 801.9PB PB*** 1.2 EB*** 1.6 EB***
Maximum Throughput* 121.0 TB/hr 207.4 TB/hr*** 362.88 TB/hr*** 362.88 TB/hr*** 388.8 TB/hr***

Spectra TFinity ExaScale РLibrary Complex Configuration (max 960 drives)

LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-7 Type M LTO-8
Maximum Capacity* 1202 PB 2,505 PB*** 6.1 EB***
Maximum Throughput* 968 TB/hr 1,382 TB/hr*** 2,471 TB/hr***

*2:1 Compression **half-height drives ***2.5:1 Compression

BlueScale Management
Alongside drive upgrades, a current Spectra Service contract allows you to upgrade your existing tape library with the latest firmware and feature updates. Learn more about the current BlueScale features.

Certified Tape Media
Spectra Certified LTO Media offers a lifetime guarantee and continuous performance and reliability feature enhancements (including Media LifeCycle Management) as new media generations are introduced. Learn more about Certified Media

Trade In Your Spectra Logic Tape Library
If you are looking for greater capacity and throughput, and have an older Spectra tape library not listed above, you may want to consider one of our trade in programs.

For more information about upgrades, or to begin the upgrade process, please contact a Spectra representative.

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