With todays announcement of the LTO-6 media (available starting later this week, on Dec. 7!) IBM LTO-6 rollout is now complete.
IBM Media announced today is based on the same advanced BaFe (Barium ferrite) technology we had first introduced with the TS1140 enterprise drive back in 2011. Compared to MP (metal particle) media, the BaFe media has a number of significant advantages in terms of durability,smoothness and the so-called signal-to-noise (SNR) ratio.
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