Fujifilm today announced it will begin mass production of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium Generation 4 data cartridges.
The Fujifilm LTO Ultrium Gen 4 cartridges will be available worldwide on April 30th .
Fujifilm LTO Ultrium Gen 4 media will be the first midrange product to use Fujifilm NANOCUBIC thin-film coating process to reach the higher capacity levels currently only found in enterprise-class storage systems.
The Fujifilm LTO Ultrium Gen 4 media will feature 800 gigabytes (GB) native capacity and transfer rates of up to 120 megabytes (MB) per second (depending on drive and data type).
LTO Gen 4 systems will also introduce for the first time to midrange tape storage the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit encryption algorithms to keep data secure.
LTO technology is an open tape format developed and continuously enhanced by technology providers HP, IBM and Quantum to help address the growing demands of data protection in the midrange to enterprise-class server environments.