OWC announces the Mercury Pro LTO with ArGest software

OWC has released the OWC Mercury Pro LTO with macOS, Windows, and Linux compatibility, plus bundled ArGest Backup software. The software supports LTFS bulk transfer and delivery, backup, archive, and a variety of storage options. 

With the  Mercury Pro LTO users can store up to 6TB native/15TB compressed1 on the LTO-7 drive or 12TB native/30TB compressed1 storage capacity per tape cartridge. The LTO-7 drive will read LTO-7, and read and write LTO-6 and LTO-7 tapes while the LTO-8 Drive reads and writes LTO-8, LTO-M8, and LTO-7 tapes

The included ArGest Backup software provides drag and drop asset management utilizing the BRU archival format. The Mercury Pro LTO is currently available with LTO-7 or LTO-8 drives providing native capacities of 2.5TB and 6TB (LTO-7), 6TB, 9TB, and 12TB (LTO-8), and is designed to support the future release of LTO-9 drives later this year.

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