October 25, 2017 Alex Woodie
Hot on the heels of the release of final LTO-8 specifications and the first LTO-8 drives from IBM, the LTO Consortium revealed plans to push the tape technology out to a 12th generation. By the time LTO-12 ships, ostensibly in the mid-to-late 2020s, a single cartridge should be able to store nearly half a petabyte of data, according to the group.
Last week, the LTO Consortium, which is composed of IBM, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and Quantum, announced that it has pushed the LTO Ultrium roadmap out two more generations. It was the first major addition since the …Read more