Tape Media

Spectra launched its first tape library in 1995, and since that time, has built the most rugged, reliable tape systems in the industry. Today, Spectra delivers a portfolio of tape solutions that are second to none in meeting the needs of global organizations—from small to midsize establishments, to large Fortune 50 corporations and government entities.

TS1160 Tape Technology

With double the capacity of the TS1150, the new TS1160 breaks new barriers, offering users the largest capacity per tape and the fastest data rate of any tape technology available on the market.

This translates into fewer tapes needed to store the same amount of data, less labor and time to manage the tape inventory, and reduced library, application and offsite slot costs. Superior performance provides customers with the ability to get the same amount of work done with fewer drives and reduced support costs.

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TS1155 Tape Technology

TS1155 Technology offers one of the most reliable tape technologies ever developed. Designed to provide enterprise-class reliability with 24 x 7 usage.

In addition to robust reliability and data integrity, the TS1155 Technology offers users one of the largest capacities per tape and one of the fastest data rates of any tape technology. This translates into fewer tapes needed to store the same amount of data, less labor and time to manage the tape inventory, and reduced library, application and offsite slot costs. Superior performance provides customers with the ability to get the same amount of work done with fewer drives and reduced support costs.

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LTO-8 Tape Technology

LTO 8 Tape Cartridge Image

Spectra libraries will support LTO-8 Tape (linear tape open) technology, the eighth generation of tape technology that delivers on the promise made by the LTO Consortium to develop LTO tape technology through at least 10 generations. With much higher LTO-8 capacity, the entire line of Spectra tape libraries will allow customers to store more data and better utilize their existing tape library footprint.

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LTO-7 Type M Tape Technology

LTO M8 Tape Media

LTO-7 Type M media is an industry first offering, which provides a 50 percent increase in capacity from 6TB to 9TB by converting LTO-7 media. Customers who normally wait for the latest generation of LTO tape to be cost effective before upgrading can now immediately realize cost savings by simply adding LTO-8 drives and Spectra Certified LTO-7 Type M media to a Spectra library.

Once a new uniquely labeled LTO-8 tape cartridge has been initialized in an LTO-7 drive, the new LTO-7 Type M media will have a capacity of 9TB, with a price point comparable to LTO-7 media.

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LTO-7 Tape Technology

With LTO-7’s greater storage capacity, you can maintain or reduce your existing footprint with Spectra’s industry-leading storage density. Spectra tape libraries use innovative “cabinets” instead of slots, and TeraPack containers in place of individual cartridges, resulting in a storage density that is unmatched by any other library available. This incredible density lets you maximize the amount of data that can be stored per square foot of expensive data center real estate.

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