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IBM Ultrium LTO 6 2.5TB/6.25TB Data Cartridge

IBM Ultrium LTO 6 2.5TB/6.25TB Data Cartridge


The IBM LTO Ultrium 6 Data Cartridge is designed to help you manage explosive data growth, sustain rapid, reliable access to data and ensure business resilience.


The sixth generation of LTO Ultrium tape media delivers 2.5 TB native capacity and up to 6.25 TB of compressed capacity for even 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.

Cartridge models: LTO Ultrium 6 2.5 TB rewritable data cartridge; LTO Ultrium 6 2.5 TB non-erasable, non-rewritable WORM cartridge.

  • Media type: Linear serpentine recording half-inch cartridge
  • Data capacity: 2.5 TB native; Up to 6.25 TB with 2.5:1 data compression
  • Total tape thickness: 6.1 µ (0.00024 in.)
  • Tape length: 846 m (2775 ft)