What IBM LTO Ultrium 5 Data Cartridge does for you

IBM LTO Ultrium Generation 5 media is designed to deliver exceptional capacity and reliability at a lower cost per GB than other types of storage medium. Cartridge capacity of up to 3 TB (at 2:1 compression) helps reduce the number of cartridges and the amount of equipment, space and labor associated with tape-based storage. In addition, it helps reduce the time associated with backup and restore operations by reducing the amount of cartridge handling, further lowering operational costs.
IBM LTO Ultrium 5 Data Cartridge

Save space and reduce manual efforts

Reduce manual intervention by IT staff for tape operations and cut the physical storage space needed for backup cartridges with up to 3 TB (with 2:1 compression) of capacity in a single cartridge.

Speed up load and unload cycles

Leverage the fast sharing of cartridge-dependent data with tape drives to speeds up load and unload cycles.

Support infrastructure growth

Use IBM LTO Ultrium 5 in products featuring LTO Gen 5 tape technology to provide value as your storage needs and infrastructure grow.

Improve read/write reliability

Designed to help improve read/write reliability by storing IBM’s statistical media read/write analysis on every use of the cartridge when used with IBM LTO tape drives.

Key features

  • High capacity tape cartridge
  • WORM capability
  • Distinguisable cartridge colors
  • Adherence to Linear Tape-Open standard
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Media partitioning capability
  • Dual-partition capability
  • Rigorous testing and optimization
  • Multiple cartridge model and label options