IBM LTO7 38L7302

With volumes of data growing exponentially—and no end in sight—the IBM LTO Ultrium 7 data cartridge is designed to help organizations protect and preserve more data for longer periods of time. This latest generation of the IBM solution offers more than double the storage capacity of previous generations for long-term data preservation that provides security as it sustains rapid, reliable access to data and helps ensure business resilience.

Purchase IBM (38L7302) LTO-7 Tape Cartridge. Quick information development exacerbates the requirement for expanded stockpiling limit. The seventh era of LTO Ultrium tape media conveys 6 TB local limits and ups to 15 TB of packed limit for fundamentally more noteworthy productivity and execution. This remarkable limit lessens the quantity of cartridges and the measure of gear, space and work connected with tape-based information stockpiling.

Rapid data growth compounds the need for increased storage capacity. The seventh generation of LTO Ultrium tape media delivers 6 TB native capacity and up to 15 TB of compressed capacity for significantly greater efficiency and performance. This exceptional capacity helps reduce the number of cartridges and the amount of equipment, space and labor associated with tape-based data storage.

  • High-capacity, high-reliability tape cartridge for LTO Ultrium Generation 7 storage environments
  • Provides 6TB native storage capacity and up to 15TB with 2.5:1 compression
  • Supports IBM Spectrum Archive
  • Compatible with Linear Tape File System (LTFS)
  • 30 Year Archival Life
  • Designed to help improve read/write reliability by storing IBM’s statistical media read/write analysis on every use of the cartridge when using IBM LTO tape drives
  • Designed to adhere to widely supported Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 7 design specifications
  • Higher capacity per volume requires less library cartridge capacity and helps reduce backup windows by requiring less volume mounts
Media type
Linear serpentine recording half-inch cartridge
Data capacity
6TB native Up to 15TB with 2.5:1 data compression
Data Rate
300MB/s (native), 750MB/s (with compression)
Media format
Re-writable
Tape length
960 m (3,149.61 ft)
Cartridge size (L x W x D)
102.0 mm x 105.0 mm x 21.0 mm (4.0 in. x 4.1 in. x 0.8 in.)

IBM LTO-7 Tapes offer upto 15TB Compressed capacity on a single tape cartridge.  With LTFS File system and a 30 year archeival life, this is your next logical replacement  when you have outgrown LTO-6 tapes.