Press Release

UNITEX Corporation Launches New LTO Tape Drive With LTO-9 Technology and the World’s Only USB Connection

UNITEX Corporation, the leader in the computer storage space for over 30 years, is pleased to announce today that its popular USB LTO tape drive will be available with LTO-9 technology in the spring of 2022. It features USB connectivity, a native storage capacity of 18 TB and compressed storage capacity at 2.5:1 of 45 TB, and a data transfer rate of up to 300 MB/second.

UNITEX Corporation has specialized in the computer storage space since it was founded in 1990. Over the years, UNITEX has developed various driver and application software, greatly increasing interoperability and making storage devices compatible across the entire spectrum of computer operating systems. This solid history and experiences make UNITEX an extremely reliable data storage solution provider.

UNITEX USB LTO-9 highlights

  • LTO-9 tape archiving solution with the world’s only USB connectivity
    You can use USB LTO-9 by connecting to laptop PCs and other USB devices to store large volumes of data anywhere, conveniently, with small IT-invested. Both half-height (HH) and full-height (FH) drives are available.
  • Increased capacity. Increased speed.
    Offering up to 45 TB of storage capacity (18 TB for non-compressed data), a 50% greater capacity than LTO-8. Transfer speeds with USB connection reach up to 300 MB/ second, a 25% faster than the previous USB LTO-8.
  • Offering protection against cyber crime
    LTO tape can be stored offline and off-network, creating a physical “air gap” of protection to minimize the risk of data exposure to cyber attacks. In addition UNITEX archiving software protects your data safely with tamper-proof by hash value and encryption functions.
  • Lower environmental impact
    LTO tape and USB connectivity have a significantly lower environmental impact as there is no need to have it constantly powered-on during data storage, thereby reducing CO2 emissions generated by 94% when compared to hard disk drives (HDDs).

Source: UNITEX