LTO Media

Quantum Certified LTO Ultrium media is manufactured to the highest industry standards for quality and reliability, and ensuring high performance and durability, whether utilized for primary backup or long-term archive. LTO Ultrium Media is optimized for high capacity and performance with outstanding reliability in either stand-alone or automated environments with compressed capacities of up to 30 TB.



Featured Benefits

Quantum Certified LTO media supports your comprehensive, “edge-to-core” backup, recovery and archive strategy. When you use Quantum media and hardware, you get the added assurance of more than 30 years of storage experience and service behind the entire solution.

Quantum performs additional process and quality tests on its LTO Ultrium data media, demonstrating our continuing commitment to provide the highest quality LTO media. The Quantum Certification focuses on five key user metrics: capacity, transfer rate, servo and green media characteristics, with specific emphasis on testing the durability of the written data.


High Storage Capacity

Up to 12 TB native and up to 30 TB* compressed and up to 30 years of archival life.


Compliant with All Media Integrity Analysis Utilities

Adds another important level of data protection.


WORM (Write Once, Read Many)

Addresses today’s tough regulatory and compliance needs. 


High Performance

A high-durability non-contact IC memory chip up to 16 KB is built in, which contributes to significant improvement in tape library access and health reporting.


Bar Code Labeling and Library Packaging

Available to quickly load automation slots/trays.



Supports Government-level security with the highest level AES-256 bit Encryption Standard. 


Over 30 Years of Experience

Demonstrated top performance and innovation in hardware and media products.

*Based on 2.5:1 compression (LTO-6, LTO-7 and LTO-8), 2:1 compression (other LTO)

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