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IBM invented the first tape drive in 1953 and have continued to be at the forefront of tape storage ever since. A founding member of the LTO partnership and the only manufacturer to develop its own separate line of Enterprise tapes IBM is the main investor in tape technology registering hundreds of tape technology patents last year and every year.

Developing and providing the entire tape solution – drive, media, library and software IBM helps any tape user from the smallest standalone drive for Media Production to the largest tape Library. The largest IT users in the World trust IBM tape and even those who think they don’t use tape will find their data in the Cloud probably stored on IBM Tape.

IBM LTO Media Specification is set by IBM – beyond LTO standard

The Drive, Robot and Tape are developed & then tested together ensuring a lifetime of high performance for the user.

In the unlikely event of a problem, IBM, as the developer of the drives can help customers get their problem resolved swiftly. In reality less than 200/1,000,000 IBM tapes fails.

Each tape we sell is backed by IBM’s Lifetime Warranty.

As the tape market consolidates it is important to choose a partner you can trust. IBM not only make tapes that rarely fail, but will be making tape in another 50 years – the old adage “no one got fired for buying IBM” is possibly more true today than ever.

As an IBM Business Partner and High Volume Reseller Media Resources are perfectly positioned to help support your IBM tape needs now and into the future. Working closely with IBM to support some of the biggest tape accounts in the UK and EMEA wide.



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