Double storage capacity for long-term data preservation
The IBM® LTO Ultrium 9 data cartridge (LTO 9) provides 50% more storage capacity than the previous generation for long-term data preservation and rapid, reliable access to data. The ninth generation of LTO Ultrium tape media delivers 18 TB native capacity and up to 45 TB of compressed capacity for even greater efficiency and performance. Purchasing LTO 9 data cartridges from IBM gives you peace of mind in sourcing media from a trusted, time-proven tape technology leader. Discover how the LT0 9 can help you manage explosive data growth, sustain rapid, reliable access to data and ensure business resilience.
Get 18 TB of native capacity and up to 45 TB of compressed capacity for significantly greater efficiency and performance while reducing the number of cartridges, equipment, space and labor you need.
Ultimate Cyber Resilient Storage
Get better protection with physical air gap adding a barrier between data and online hackers.
Avoid data corruption with immute tape
Prevent overwriting and reduce the risk of data loss due to human error with WORM cartridges.
Enhance data access
Give users and apps direct access to files from tape without having to rely on third-party apps. This improves data access and can reduce software licensing costs and dependencies.
Prevent data visibility
Tape cartridges offer AES-256-bit data encryption at rest to ensure data privacy and reduce the risk of data corruption due to virus or sabotage.
Key features of LTO-9 tape media
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