The LTO-6 SAS Tape Drive from Dell™ is a high-capacity data storage device that is designed to perform unattended backups, restore Open Systems applications, and retrieve and archive files. The tape drive offers a formatted cartridge capacity that take care of all your storage needs. With a compression ratio of 2.5:1 , the LTO-6 Tape drive delivers compact, highly reliable data protection at an affordable price. This product has been tested and validated on Dell systems. It is supported by Dell Technical Support when used with a Dell system.