Media Storage Group has a range of short and long term tape drive rentals.

Our rentals include mLogic LTO tape drives which are stand alone tape drives that directly attach to your Mac via Thunderbolt and is Apple certified.

The World’s First and only Certified Thunderbolt LTO-7 and LTO-8 Archiving Solution

  • Desktop Thunderbolt LTO-7 and LTO-8 tape drive certified by Apple & Intel
  • 12 TB native storage capacity per tape cartridge
  • LTO tape has a 30+ year shelf-life – Significantly longer than hard drives
  • Up to 300 MB/second data transfer rate
  • Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports (Thunderbolt 2 and 3 units available)
  • Reads and writes to both LTO 6 & 7 and 8 tapes.
  • SAS port enables writing to two or more LTO drives simultaneously*
  • Compact, portable form-factor
  • DC powered – Enables use in any environment
  • LTFS utility mounts mTape like a hard drive for drag & drop functionality
  • macOS and Windows compatible

LTO made easy. Just connect to a computer with a Thunderbolt port.

mTape Thunderbolt revolutionizes LTO, enabling users to easily connect LTO-7 and LTO-8 technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity. Dead simple. Another mLogic first.

LTO tape offers a shelf-life of 30+ years and a reliability level that exceeds what is achievable with spinning disk and solid state drive technology. mTape is the ultimate archiving solution to safeguard important digital media for the long term. And LTO tape is not only more reliable than disk, but much more cost effective.