Reliable Resources for LTO-5 Tape Data Recovery Services

Secure Data Recovery Services is the nation's leading LTO Ultrium data tape repair provider. With service locations in most major cities, we offer an excellent set of data loss solutions with dependable success rates and carefully managed security.

LTO-5 Tape Data Recovery

Our flexible service options help you quickly regain access to your LTO-5 media.

Introduced in 2010, the fifth generation of the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium format provided an increased native capacity of 1.5 terabytes. With data transfer speeds of 140 megabytes per second and support for encryption, the LTO-5 met the needs of many enterprise-level system administrators by providing a safe, fast and secure option for archival data storage.

While LTO-5 is an advanced format with a number of built-in mechanisms to protect against data loss, all magnetic media can lose information over time. When stored in an improper environment, an LTO-5 may lose oxide at a higher-than-average rate. Physical tape cartridge components can also take damage due to humidity, fire, smoke or flooding.

Common failure symptoms for LTO-5 tape drives include:

  • Unusual Sounds and Error Messages
  • Deformed or Unspooled Tape
  • File Corruption
  • Drive Cooling Problems Resulting in Tape Deformations
  • Multiple SCD Codes Indicating Unreadable Tape

Regardless of your tape failure scenario, you need fast help from a qualified data recovery company in order to control system downtime. Secure Data Recovery Services offers the best LTO-5 data recovery options available, and our tape media evaluations can provide you with a risk-free turnaround time and price estimate. We offer 24/7/365 emergency tape recovery services through our network of offices across the United States.

Contact our customer service team today to get started.

Factors That Affect LTO-5 Tape Data Recovery

LTO Ultrium media require specialized tools and a case-specific approach. The LTO-5 was the first generation of Linear Tape-Open Ultrium to support partitioning, and data recovery engineers need to use appropriate procedures on partitioned cartridges for the best possible chances of a successful case result. Likewise, encryption can significantly affect the difficulty of a particular case. Ideally, data recovery engineers should have experience with all popular data backup programs, RDBMS applications and modern encryption algorithms.

Secure Data Recovery Services is one of the only data recovery firms in the United States to offer Certified Class 10 ISO 4 Cleanroom services for LTO-5 cartridges and other LTO Ultrium media. We also invest in our laboratory technology, and our teams have experience with all popular backup applications.

Advantages of our LTO-5 tape data recovery services:

  • Proprietary Technology for LTO-5 Cartridges
  • SSAE 18 Type II Certification and Other Credentials
  • More Than 40 Facilities Across the United States
  • Risk-Free Media Diagnostics and No Recovery, No Charge Guarantee
  • Fast Access to Other Services Including RAID Repair and RAID Data Recovery

Our flexible case options give you an easy way to control your costs and turnaround time when using our LTO-5 tape data recovery services. In addition to our risk-free standard service, Secure Data Recovery Services offers 24/7/365 same-day emergency data tape repair and other expedited options.

What to Do When an LTO-5 Tape Cartridge Fails

For the best possible chances of a successful recovery, you should immediately shut down your tape drive or library as soon as you notice signs of data loss. Make a list of error symptoms, including any messages generated by your backup application, and contact our customer service team to set up a media evaluation. Do not attempt to repair your damaged tape drive.

When you need to recover data from LTO Ultrium media, you need a company with the experience and specialization to handle your case efficiently and safely. Secure Data Recovery Services offers free media diagnostics, and our security credentials are absolutely unequalled in the data recovery industry. We post high success rates for all LTO Ultrium media, and whether you need to recover data from a single tape or an entire library of backups, our engineers provide fast results. Call Secure Data Recovery Services today to set up free media diagnostics at our nearest facility.