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LTO Tape Technology Overview

Published: 16 March 2004

ID: G00107662

Analyst(s): Fara Yale, April Adams


Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is an open tape architecture developed jointly by HP, IBM and Certance. All three vendors now market second-generation tape drives.

Table Of Contents
  • Technology Basics
    • The LTO Ultrium Specification
    • Media
    • The LTO Technology Road Map
  • Technology Analysis
    • Business Use
  • Technology Leaders
  • Technology Alternatives
    • Recommended Gartner Research
  • Insight

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