Measurement Analysis Corporation



MAC is the Compliance Verification Entity, CVE, for the Linear Tape-Open, LTO, small format 12.7mm Ultrium magnectic tape data cartridges. All licensed LTO data cartridges and drive mechanisms must conform to stringent performance specifications to assure interchange over the complete range of operating environmental conditions will be met. The specifications are controlled by the three LTO Technology Provider Companies -- IBM, HP & Quantum. As the LTO/CVE, MAC is responsible for performing all tape cartridge compliance testing.

MAC's Small Format Tape Evaluation System
(Configured for LTO-LFTES)

Ultrium & Accelis Rendering

Ultrium 12.7mm

For more information on LTO, please visit the TPC's website at:

"Linear Tape-Open, LTO, and Ultrium are registered trademarks of HP, IBM and Quantum in the US and other countries"