Tape systems

Tape storage, backup, and information management systems

IBM enterprise class tape products are designed to offer high performance, availability, reliability, and capacity to help meet the needs of customers seeking enterprise class storage solutions for mass storage, data archiving, enterprise backup, and disaster recovery. IBM's enterprise class storage products provide on-demand solutions for business.



IBM System Storage TS1140 Tape Drive


The IBM System Storage® TS1140 Tape Drive offers a tape solution with high capacity, fast access to data and long-term data retention. It is supported in IBM tape libraries, or frames that support stand-alone installations.



IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library


The IBM System Storage® TS3500 Tape Library combines IBM automation and drive technology to provide a highly scalable, automated tape library for IBM System z® and open systems backup and archive that can scale from midrange to enterprise environments.



IBM System Storage® TS1130 Tape Drive


The IBM System Storage TS1130 Tape Drive offers a tape solution with high capacity, fast access to data and long-term data retention. It is supported in IBM tape libraries, or frames that support stand-alone installations.



IBM System Storage TS1120 Tape Drive


The IBM System Storage TS1120 Tape Drive offers a tape solution with high capacity, fast access to data and long-term data retention. It is supported in IBM tape libraries, or frames that support stand-alone installations.



Crossroads ReadVerify® Appliance (RVA)


Crossroads ReadVerify Appliance (RVA) is a powerful 1U appliance that proactively validates the integrity of tape backup systems and provides a simple, real-time way to monitor, track and report on performance, utilization and health of tape devices and tape media. ArchiveVerify optional feature provides the ability to verify readability of long-idle or suspect media, as well as create an audit trail for regulatory compliance policies.



IBM Linear Tape File System Library Edition


Built on the LTO-5 format standard, IBM Linear Tape File System provides direct, intuitive and graphical access to data stored in IBM tape drives and libraries using LTO-5 tape cartridges and IBM TS1140 Tape Drive support on IBM TS3500 Tape library

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