IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express

Low profile, entry-level IBM LTO tape storage supported in open system platforms

Drive options HH LTO Ultrium 6: 6 Gbps SAS
HH LTO Ultrium 5: 6 Gbps SAS
HH LTO Ultrium 4: 6 Gbps SAS
Available models LTO Ultrium 6
3572 S6H (AAS – AP, LA)
3572S6R (HVEC – WW)
LTO Ultrium 5
3572 S5H (AAS – AP, LA)
3572S5R (HVEC – WW)
LTO Ultrium 4
3572 S4H (AAS – WW)
3572S4R (HVEC – WW)
Optional feature codes
Desk-side cover kit PN 45E3789
Additional tape magazine PN 45E3793
Rack-mount kit PN 45E3785
Number of tape drives One
Tape cartridge capacity Nine
I/O stations One
Physical capacity LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 22.5 TB (56.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 13.5 TB (27 TB with 2:1 compression)
LTO Ultrium 4: Up to 7.2 TB (14.4 TB with 2:1 compression)
Data transfer rate LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 160 MBps
LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 140 MBps
LTO Ultrium 4: Up to 120 MBps
Dimensions (height × width × depth) 1.73 in. × 19.02 in. × 33.46 in. (44 mm × 483 mm × 850 mm)
Weight 28.6 lb (13 kg), without drive and cartridges
Attachment and systems support e TS2900 supports 6 Gbps attachment available for selected IBM System servers and other Linux® and Microsoft® Windows® open-system servers.

Latest support information:
ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic

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