2017 was a big year for the LTO Program, and 2018 will be even bigger! At the end of 2017 LTO Program announced the specifications for the latest generation of tape technology. LTO-8 announced an expanded storage capacity of up to 30 TB of data, compressed. That’s double the compressed capacity of LTO-7! The LTO Program also released an updated product roadmap, outlining the specifications of the technology up to 12 generations.