High-performance,reliable,cost-effective data protection
Businesses and public organizations create mountains of data each day - information that is compiled,analyzed,moved,shared,stored,and which may have to be archived to comply with organizational,industry,and government regulations. As your organization increasingly relies on data-rich applications to generate revenue and achieve operational efficiency,protecting your data is vital;in fact,it may be the single most important thing you can do to ensure the ongoing success of your business. Tape backup is traditionally one of the most cost-efficiency ways to keep data safe and available.
LTO tape technology:the value of standards
Linear Tape Open,or LTO,technology was developed by an industry consortium to provide the reliability,scalability and performance that today's IT environments demand of tapestorage solutions. LTO tape's open standard enables tape and drive compatibility among vendors,and has spawned competition that leads to quality products,innovation and widespread availability at the best prices. Openness means the customer wins.
The Dell PowerVault LTO family Dell PowerVault
LTO tape drives help provide business continuity and disaster recovery for organizations of all sizes using Dell PowerEdge servers or PowerVault NAS servers. The Dell PowerVault LTO tape drive family offers a range of products that balance affordability and performance. LTO-6 delivers the greatest storage capacity in the portfolio at 2.5TB per cartridge - making it ideal for backing up large volumes and consolidating long term archival while reducing IT costs associated with data protection and data preservation.
The value of security
LTO-6 also offers the user added data protection and security features. For customers with data compliance requirements,LTO-6 offers write-once-read-many (WORM) technology. Data that is written to an LTO WORM cartridge in WORM format cannot be re-written or altered. The Dell PowerVault LTO-6 tape drives utilize a secret 256-bit key for data encryption,which is performed in the tape device after host data is received and compressed,at full line speed - resulting in no impact on throughput performance and no host-processor MIPS overhead.