HP’s LTO Ultrium 6 is The Most Widely Used Tape Storage System in Large Business Industry

The importance of backing up data cannot be denied in today’s modern world where every business activity takes place on computers. Nowadays computers are used from the simplest business task such as recording customer and client information to the most complicated ones such as research and development. This means that businesses of today cannot afford to suffer from a system failure and data loss. A decade from today many businesses experienced data loss either through a system failure or simply by losing the mediums on which data was stored. This situation resulted in major problems for those who lost data, some managed to recover from it, while some failed to recover from this loss and were driven out of the industry.

No business in the modern world desires for a similar fate and it is for this reason they have obtained help from Linear Tape Open technology. This form of backup technology is developed by the experts of information technology field, including Hewlett-Packard, Seagate and IBM. This form of backup technology is adopted by most of the modern businesses because it is easy to use and most suitable to the business environment of today. Many other types of backup technologies were introduced by failed to stay because they did not add as much value to the business as did Linear Tape Open technology. December 2012 welcomed the sixth generation of Linear Tape Open technology and businesses all over the world are eager to learn all about it.

One of the brands launched this sixth generation of Linear Tape Open Technology is Hewlett-Packard. Now, HP is a brand that is not slave to any kind of introduction and has one of the largest loyal customer bases from all over the world. The very first thing that businesses need to know about HP LTO6 tape is that its storage capacity and processing speed are not matched by any other product in the industry. The tape cartridge has the potential of saving 2.5 TB of native data, but with a compression rate of 2.5:1 it can store around 6.25 TB of data. The processing speed goes as high as 400 Megabytes’ per second, making this LTO6 tape the fastest in the market.

In order to make the usage of HP LTO6 tape a premium experience for businesses the latest LTFS drag and drop feature has been incorporated in the tape. Now all businesses have to do to enter data into the tape cartridge is to drag and drop it into the cartridge. There are some other exclusive features in the tape, and one of the best features is the partition feature. This feature will also allow businesses to divide their tape cartridge in two sections.

HP LTO6 tape is expected to help business in improving the efficiency of the business by enchaining the flow of information as well organizing the saved data and making its retrieval less time consuming and more efficient. On the other hand it is also expected to reduce the costs of businesses because one single tape cartridge can now save immense amounts of data.

Frank Miller is the Marketing Manager of Backuptape and markets LTO 6 tape and Sony LTO6 tape. He has vast experience in the marketing and trading industries and has been helping buyers who have the backup needs and guide clients about the technology.

Frank Miller
3984 Washington Blvd #503 Fremont CA 94538
Tel: 888-686-8273
Fax: 888-449-5050
Email: sales@backuptapes.net

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