Discover leading LTO Data Recovery Services specialized in reviving critical data from LTO-3, LTO-5, to LTO-8 tape formats. Entrust your complex recovery needs to professionals dedicated to secure and effective data retrieval. Whether a small business or a large enterprise, data is the backbone of your operations. Losing important data can result in significant setbacks and losses for your organization.

That’s why it’s crucial to have a reliable data recovery service that can handle any type of data loss scenario. With our LTO Data Recovery Services, you get the expertise and technology needed to recover your data from damaged or corrupt tapes, accidental deletion, virus attacks, and other common causes of data loss. Our highly skilled engineers use advanced tools and techniques to extract your data with precision, ensuring that no critical information is lost.

LTO Tape Recovery for All Formats

Our LTO Data Recovery Services cater to all LTO tape versions, encompassing LTO-1, LTO-3, LTO-5, and the newest LTO-9. We understand the intricacies of each format and utilize specialized techniques to retrieve data from them. Our engineers constantly update their skills and knowledge to keep up with the ever-evolving LTO technology, ensuring we can recover data from even the most complex tape failures.

As technology advances, older LTO tape formats become obsolete, making it difficult to find compatible drives or tools for data recovery. However, our team has the necessary equipment and expertise to recover data from even the oldest LTO tapes.

We have successfully recovered data from LTO-1 tapes, which were introduced over 20 years ago. With our extensive experience and resources, no tape format is too old for us to handle.

Our team loves a good challenge and has successfully recovered data from numerous complex cases, including a Quantum LTO-6 tape.  During a flood in the area, the tapes were submerged and damaged. Despite the severe conditions, our engineers successfully recovered 100% of the data, preventing our client from experiencing substantial losses and downtime.

Start Your Data Recovery

At PITS Global Data Recovery Services, we have a team of expert technicians who specialize in retrieving data from different types of hard drives. They have a lot of experience and know how to handle various brands and models.

To make sure we retrieve your data quickly and effectively, we use the latest tools and technologies. These tools are always being updated to keep up with changes in storage devices. 

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LTO Tape Failure

LTO tape failures can happen for various reasons, like physical damage, wear and tear, environmental conditions, and compatibility issues. Physical damage can jeopardize data integrity, such as scratches or bends on the tape. As the tape ages, normal wear and tear can cause media degradation and lead to read/write errors. Problems with the tape drive, mishandling, and dirty tape heads can also contribute to failures, making data recovery more complex. Despite these challenges, our recovery solutions are tailored to address many tape failure scenarios.

LTO Tape Failure Reasons

End of Tape Life

As tapes near the end of their useful life, they might become increasingly susceptible to errors and failures.

Tape Drive Calibration

Incorrect alignment or calibration of tape drives can result in read/write errors and contribute to tape failures.

Physical Damage

Physical damage to the tape, like bends, cuts, or scratches, can compromise the integrity of the data stored on it.

Media Wear

Over time, regular use can cause the LTO tape media to deteriorate, leading to read/write errors or failures.

Environmental Factors

Exposure to extreme temperatures, humidity, or other factors can lead to the degradation of tape media and result in failures.

Tape Compatibility

Using LTO tape media that is incompatible with the tape drive or utilizing unsupported tape formats may result in malfunctions.

Dirty Tape Heads

Contaminants present on the tape heads or within the tape path can lead to read/write errors and play a role in LTO malfunctions.

We use advanced techniques and tools to retrieve data from physically damaged tapes, counteract media wear effects, and troubleshoot tape drive issues to recover crucial information. Our recovery process prioritizes accuracy and efficiency, ensuring minimal data loss and high success rates to reassure clients of tape failure issues.

LTO Ultrium Recovery Process


Initial Consultation

Upon contact, our team conducts an initial assessment to understand the nature of the data loss and the type of LTO tape involved.


Secure Tape Reception

Clients are instructed to send their damaged LTO tapes to our lab using secure, traceable shipping methods.


Detailed Analysis

When the tape arrives at our facility, it undergoes a comprehensive evaluation to identify the specific issues affecting the data.


Data Recovery Process

Utilizing state-of-the-art tools and techniques, our engineers meticulously work to recover the data from the tape.


 Customer File Verification Session

 Once the data is successfully retrieved, our team conducts a remote file verification session with the client to ensure that all required files and folders have been recovered.

Only We Provide Remote File Verification

Our file verification process via remote session is integral to customer satisfaction. Unlike other companies, we are the only ones offering this unique service. Following successful data recovery, we initiate a remote session that allows our customers to peruse and check their files on their own.


Secure Data Delivery

Once the integrity check is completed, the recovered data is securely transferred to a new storage medium and returned to the client.

If you are facing LTO tape failure and need reliable data recovery services, look no further than our team of experts. We have the expertise, experience, and resources to recover your data from any type or format of LTO tape. Contact us today for reliable LTO Tape recovery.

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Data Recovery Reviews
Average rating 4.9
This company is rated 4.9 out of 5.0 based on 6215 review(s)
Larry Delgado
Apr 12, 2024
PITS Global Data Recovery Services provided outstanding service when my SSD became corrupted. The technical team was patient and supportive, making sure I understood the recovery process. They had ... previously mentioned a verification session, and when it came to my turn, I was pleasantly surprised. Instead of just receiving screenshots of my files, I was able to connect to their server, see all of my data, and interact with it—opening files, scrolling, and controlling the screen. I don’t know of any other company that does this, but it was such a relief to see everything there and to be able to check each file myself. This is truly a five-star company!
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Bernice Richard
Apr 12, 2024
The job was done by professionals. Despite my numerous questions and moments of irresponsibility, their customer service remained excellent, and my account manager maintained amazing communication ... with me until the end. Thank you, PITS, for the successful work done on my thumb drive. Now I have all my data back and a reliable data recovery company in my contacts
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William Smith
Apr 12, 2024
After reading so many positive reviews about PITS, I decided to give them a shot. The experience truly was one of the best. They provided me with the evaluation results, and I chose the first ... turnaround time option since it wasn’t an emergency. However, they recovered the data a few days before the deadline, and we had a verification session on the same day to check the files. Everything I previously had on my SSD was fully recovered. Thank you, PITS, and blessings for everything you have done
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Vincent John
Apr 11, 2024
I couldn't find a professional data recovery company before I contacted PITS. My mom has saved up all of her data on 1TB LaCie HDD but couldn't get access to any of the stored files anymore. So I took ... the responsibility, and started searching up for data recovery companies. The previous companies couldn't save anything from the drive but PITS Global, got back to me with 100% of the data. That's why from my point of view, they are the real ones in their field
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Kristen McClelland
Apr 11, 2024
The customer service was always willing to help in any way they can. The communication through email and on the phone was great. The process was simple and fast with a great outcome. I received all my ... data I thought I lost from that damaged hard drive
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Christopher Kellar
Apr 11, 2024
My experience with PITS was 100 percent successful, not only once but with a second hard drive. All my data was recovered at a reasonable price within a reasonable amount of time. Pits' employees are ... professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. In my opinion and experience, they earned a five star rating!
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PITS Global Data Recovery Services is a trusted partner with the biggest names in the device and computer industries. This partnership shows that our security and work methods meet industry rules. We are known for our clear way of recovering data and our skill in retrieving data from really tough situations.