"Do you ever wonder what tape drives actually work with
Linux? The Linux Tape Certification Program can help."
"While tape backup is not the sexiest network technology, it is
still what keeps many businesses from going under when disaster
strikes. For companies that need to back up critical data from
Linux servers, this program can help you buy, configure and
troubleshoot a tape drive."
"The organization is a vendor-neutral alliance that tests and
certifies tape back-up products for Linux compatibility. Testers
work with tape back-up manufactures to put their products through
their paces with various Linux distributions running on an array of
hardware platforms. The group also works with vendors to help
develop device drivers for tape products. The group offers three
levels of certification..."