The IBM LTO-5 Ultrium data tape offers 1.5 TB of storage capacity and up to 3.0 TB of compressed capacity with a 2:1 compression ratio. It has a compressed data transfer rate of 280 MB per second. This reduces the time and amount of storage space you need on operations, saving you and your team valuable time and money. With an estimated life of 30 years, it is compatible with LTF systems and adheres to LTO-5 design specifications. The LTO cartridge memory chip also makes it easier and quicker to share cartridge files and data with others. This data cartridge has been tested thoroughly to ensure maximum performance and durability.