ArGest® LTO-8 and LTO-7 Speed Results updated December 19, 2019

ArGest tape hardware

WOW!  BRU is still the fastest backup and restore software available.


Continuing the tradition of BRU™ products driving LTO technologies OVER the rated speed, the BRU™ software drives SAS LTO-8 and LTO-7 at an average of 322 MB/sec for real world, non-doctored data!  Even better performance and lower latency is seen with BRU™ and Fibre Channel LTO-8 and LTO-7 tape.  Your actual source material content and source volume performance are the only potential bottlenecks to achieving the performance at this level.


We used our ArGest® brand SAS, Thunderbolt, and Fibre Channel LTO-8 and LTO-7 drives in our standalone Cube and 1U rack models, TGL1800, TGL2240, TGL4480*, and TGL6800 automation/library models with our BRU™ software (using the native bru format) and the compatible HBAs to the computers in use for testing, and achieved numbers consistently in real world use:


There is no other solution that can match what BRU and ArGest® bring to your organization!

Unmatched high speeds, proper and real verification, system and hardware error detection and recovery, true cross platform restore, there is simply no solution that can protect your assets as quickly, and as reliably as the native BRU format.


Read about these special features in our White Papers, and on our individual product software pages for ArGest® BRU Server™ and ArGest® Backup.


Additional ArGest® software solutions include one button click restore for all tape formats and camera card data transfer with ArGest® Ingest.  Create tar tapes on macOS with TOLIS Tape Tools.  Automated data archival for medical, government, and law enforcement use with Automated Data Archival solutions.  Don't want to archive/restore on your own?  Take advantage of our TOLIS Group Archive Creation Services.


BRU...Because it's the RESTORE that matters[SM]!


*TGL4480 model discontinued June 2019, replaced with TGL3480 model with same performance, and more expandability.




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