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LTO Represents 87% of Worldwide Tape Cartridge Revenue in Q4 2010

According to Santa Clara Consulting Group Backup tape cartridge sales amounted to $209.08 million in the fourth quarter according to Back-Up Tape Tracker. LTO accounted for 87.2% of total with sales of $182.23 million.

The media market is expected to have sales of $209.75 million in the next quarter.

Total LTO sales grew to 6.4 million units in Q4 on the strength LTO-5 which more than doubled. It accounted for 10% of unit sales and 25% of dollars. LTO-4 was also up, representing 48% of units and 41% of dollars. LTO-3 was down 8% but still accounted for 30% of volume and 24% of dollars. LTO-1 and LTO-2 were also off. LTO-2 accounted for 11% of units and 9% of dollars. LTO-1 sold 1% of units and 1% of dollars. HP led the LTO market with a 34% share. Fuji was the second largest supplier and IBM was third. In Q1 LTO volume is expected to be supported LTO-5 and LTO-4 but the total will be slightly down as sales of earlier generations decline.

The balance was made up of DDS/DAT with sales of $8.9 million, DLT and Super DLT with sales of $7.81 million, DLT-V with sales of $2.99 million and the balance made up of AIT, QIC, VXA and Mammoth.

 


 
LTO-3
 
24R1922 IBM LTO-3 24R1922 Data Cartridge Tape, LTO3, Ultrium-3, 400/800GB

 
LTO-4
 
HP C7974A Data Cartridge Tape, LTO, Ultrium-4, 800GB / 1.6TB LTO-4 LTO4 Sony LTX800G Data Cartridge Tape, LTO, Ultrium-4, 800GB / 1.6TB LTO-4 LTO4 Fujifilm 26247007 Data Cartridge Tape, LTO, Ultrium-4, 800GB / 1.6TB LTO-4 LTO4

 
LTO-5
 
Sony LTO-5 Ultrium Data Cartridge 1.5 TB / 3.0 TB LTO Ultrium-5 Tape Part # LTX1500G TDK LTO-5 Ultrium Data Cartridge 1.5 TB / 3.0 TB LTO Ultrium-5 Tape Part # 61857

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