Thunderbolt LTO-Tape & P5 Archive Help to Make Space, Take Control

High performance storage is always scarce. Archiving creates space, reduces the risk of data loss and avoids the hassle of constantly having to increase storage. Archiving also reduces the cost of storage since tape offers the lowest cost per TB of any medium. Archiving keeps all completed productions in one place. Browse and search anything anytime.

Advantages of the solution

  • Browse Media with Previews/Proxies
  • Search Metadata in configurable catalogue
  • One Solution for all Platforms
  • User Restore
  • Long-term storage, certified for 30 years
  • Parallelization for speed and scalability
  • Tape cloning for maximum security, off-site storage
  • Combine with P5 Backup for daily server backup

Every Mac with Thunderbolt™ can now be connected directly to mTape LTO-6 drive by mLogic.
 mLogic is the world‘s first and only manufacturer to offera Thunderbolt LTO drive. Combined with P5 Archive the result is an easy, robust and scalable solution. Access and configuration via browser make it flexible and offer insight wherever you are. P5 supports all LTO drives and libraries making it the ideal combination for saving your data.

Entry Level Archive Solution

Example: 1 Tape = 1 Production. Archive to LTO6-Tape. Manual or automatic drop folder Archiving. Unlimited tapes can be written using the P5 Archive license. Optional expansion with any Tape Library. Can be combined with P5 Synchronize, Backup and Backup2Go.

The P5 Archive metadata and preview catalogue

Enhanced LTFS Support with P5 Archive

Archiware developed its own LTFS driver to provide an optimized, efficient and robust LTFS service.

LTO Facts


Speed up to 400 MB/s uncompressed
Capacity 18,0 TB uncompressed
Security Servo Tracks, Verify, Error Correction, Auto Speed
Lifespan Certified for 30 Years
Off-site storage Simple, reliable, cost-effective


Speed up to 360 MB/s uncompressed
Capacity 12,0 TB uncompressed
Security Servo Tracks, Verify, Error Correction, Auto Speed
Lifespan Certified for 30 Years
Off-site storage Simple, reliable, cost-effective