mLogic® Announces mTape® Extreme 10TB LTFS Thunderbolt Tape Drive


AMSTERDAM--()--International Broadcasting Convention (IBC 2014) - Following on from the hugely successful mTape, the world’s first Thunderbolt certified LTO-6 tape drive, mLogic is demonstrating mTape Extreme at IBC on the Global Distribution stand 7.J31.

“We are thrilled to announce mTape Extreme, the latest addition to our line of Thunderbolt tape backup and archiving solutions”

mTape Extreme is a 2U rack-mount backup/archiving solution offering unparalleled capacity and performance. mTape Extreme fuses the latest in enterprise class digital tape technology with the ease of use of LTFS. The system also features RAID 6 disk storage and dual bus Thunderbolt connectivity. mTape Extreme provides data transfer rates up to 360MB/second and 10TB (native) of storage capacity per tape cartridge. mTape Extreme is over twice as fast as LTO-6 and offers four times the storage capacity per tape.

mTape Extreme is designed for maximum reliability for 24/7 mission critical environments. The enterprise level error checking on mTape Extreme means that the chance of a bit error occurs only once every 12,499 Petabytes - this is five orders of magnitude greater reliability than enterprise SATA hard drive technology.

mTape Extreme Highlights:

  • The world’s first 10TB tape drive with Thunderbolt connectivity
  • Supports LTFS for drag and drop functionality
  • Integrated high-speed, 8-drive Thunderbolt RAID
  • Compact 2U rack-mountable enclosure
  • Compatible with the leading LTFS backup/archive software
  • Mac and Windows compatible

“We are thrilled to announce mTape Extreme, the latest addition to our line of Thunderbolt tape backup and archiving solutions,” said Roger Mabon, CEO of mLogic. “mTape Extreme is designed for content creation professionals who are pushing the envelope in their creative workflows. For these users who require the ultimate in performance, highest capacity and unparalleled data integrity, mTape Extreme is in a class by itself.”

mTape Extreme will be available in December.

mLogic is also showcasing the following new line up of mTape products at IBC 2014:

  • mTape R - 1U dual-drive LTO-6 Thunderbolt solution
  • mTape R Pro - 2U dual-drive LTO-6 Thunderbolt solution with 8-drive RAID
  • mTape SAS - LTO-6 desktop SAS tape drive

About mLogic

mLogic designs and markets innovative computer peripherals including disk and tape-based storage solutions featuring the high-speed Thunderbolt™ interface. mLogic is headquartered in Culver City, California. For more information, please visit the company’s website at Join us on Facebook: mLogicLLC.

mLogic & mTape are trademarks of mLogic LLC. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.


mLogic LLC
Roger Mabon, 310-717-2472


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