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USITC Investigates Latest Fujifilm LTO Complaint Against Sony

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced it will investigate a supplemental complaint filed by Fujifilm alleging that generation 4, 5 and 6 Linear Tape-Open (LTO) cartridges and components imported by Sony infringe patents owned by the company and affiliates.

FUJIFILM Celebrates 100 Million LTO Cartridges

FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A. announced that it has manufactured over 100 million Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium magnetic tape cartridges since the format’s introduction in 2000.

QStar Unveils LTFS Volume-Spanning for Tape Libraries

QStar Technologies announced that the latest update to its QStar Archive Manager software includes support for Linear Tape File System (LTFS) volume-spanning on LTO 5 and other tape libraries.

Tandberg LTO-5 Tape Drive Offers Thunderbolt

Tandberg Data announced a solution that allows its LTO-5 half-height (HH) Fibre Channel (FC) tape drive to connect to a Mac using Thunderbolt.

Tandberg Launches Fibre Channel LTO-5 Tape Drive

Tandberg Data announced its latest external LTO-5 desktop tape drive, which features a half height design and incorporates a Fibre Channel interface.

Imation Unveils LTO Tape Libraries

Imation announced two new Linear Tape-Open (LTO) libraries aimed at the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market.

Rorke Integrates Tandberg LTO-5 Tape Automation

Tandberg Data and Rorke Data announced that Rorke will integrate Tandberg’s LTO Ultrium 5 tape automation systems into its line of Digital Content Archive (DCA) products for the broadcast and entertainment industries.

Spectra Adds LTO-5 to T-Series Tape Libraries

Spectra Logic announced that it is now shipping LTO-5 drives and Spectra certified LTO-5 media cartridges in its T-Series tape libraries. According to the statement, LTO-5 media cartridges have a native capacity of 1.5 TB (3TB with 2:1 compression) and LTO-5 drives have a native transfer rate of up to 140MBps (280MBps in compressed mode). [...]

Tandberg Unveils LTO-5 Tape Libraries and Autoloaders

Tandberg Data announced its new family of tape autoloaders and scalable libraries based on LTO-5 technology, the latest generation of the LTO Ultrium tape format. According to the statement, designed for small to medium enterprise environments, Tandberg Data’s StorageLoader and StorageLibrary Series with LTO-5 allow customers to shorten backup windows, simplify storage management and reduce [...]

Maxell and Tokyo Tech Promise 50 TB Tapes

Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. and the Tokyo Institute of Technology announced that they have demonstrated a world-record areal density of 45.0 Gb/in2 in linear formatted perpendicular magnetic recording media. According to the statement, this development may enable magnetic tapes to eventually store over 50 TB of data, which is roughly 33 times larger than current LTO [...]

Maxell Climbs Aboard LTO Ultrium 5 Bandwagon

Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. announced that it has begun shipping its new LTO Ultrium 5 data cartridge, which meets the growing demand for storing and backing-up digital information by offering a maximum storage capacity of 3TB (assuming 2:1 data compression). According to the statement, Maxell recently completed the LTO Ultrium 5 data cartridge compliance verification process [...]

More than 3.3 Million LTO Ultrium Tape Drives Shipped

Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM Corporation and Quantum announced that the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium format continues to maintain high user acceptance rates.

Fujifilm Begins LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Production

Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., a division of Fujifilm Corporation, announced it will be one of the first manufacturers in the world to be certified by the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Technology Provider Companies (TPCs) as successfully completing compliance testing. Fujifilm plans to immediately begin mass production of LTO Ultrium Generation 5 data cartridges. According to [...]

Imation to Ship LTO Ultrium 5 Multi-Terabyte Tape

Imation Corp. announced that it will begin shipping its Imation LTO Ultrium Generation 5 tape cartridges, with nearly double the storage capacity, increased data transfer rates, and a new partitioning functionality over the prior tape generation. According to the statement, this follows certification by the Measurement Analysis Corporation (MAC), an independent testing board for compliance [...]

TDK LTO Ultrium 5 Data Cartridges Pass Certification Testing

TDK Corporation announced that it completed development of its LTO Ultrium 5 data cartridges, the fifth-generation Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium format, and the cartridges recently passed certification testing by the LTO compliance verification entity (CVE). TDK has now started mass production of its LTO Ultrium 5 data cartridges. According to the statement, TDK has long [...]