Linear Tape-Open (LTO) backup refers to a data storage and archiving technology that utilizes magnetic tape cartridges to store and retrieve information. LTO is designed for data backup, archiving, and long-term storage purposes. The technology employs a linear recording method, where data is written and read in a sequential fashion along the length of the tape. LTO backups are characterized by their high capacity, fast data transfer rates, and reliability, making them suitable for organizations with extensive data storage needs. LTO tape cartridges come in different generations, each offering increased storage capacity and improved performance compared to the previous ones. The standardized nature of LTO technology ensures compatibility across various hardware and software platforms, promoting interoperability and ease of integration into existing IT infrastructures. As a cost-effective and durable solution, LTO backup remains a popular choice for safeguarding critical data against loss, corruption, or other unforeseen events.