Tape systems

Tape storage, backup, and information management systems

 

Customer data is vital to business operations. IBM offers entry-level tape products that are designed to provide backup and protection of client data at an appealing cost to a company's budget.


IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape Library Express Model

The IBM TS3200 Tape Library Express Model is well-suited for handling backup, save and restore and archival data-storage needs for small to medium-size environments. With up to two Ultrium full height tape drive(s) or up to four Ultrium Half-Height tape drive(s) and 48 tape cartridge capacity, the IBM TS3200 is designed to leverage Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology to help cost effectively handle growing storage requirements.



IBM System Storage TS3100 Tape Library Express Model

The IBM TS3100 Tape Library Express Model is well-suited for handling backup, save and restore and archival data-storage needs for small to medium-size environments. With one full height tape drive or up to 2 half-height tape drive(s) and 24 tape cartridge capacity, the IBM TS3100 model is designed to leverage Linear Tape-Open(LTO) technology to help cost effectively handle growing storage requirements.



IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader

The IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express® is a single-drive, low profile automated tape solution and the first entry automation solution for small- to mid-market tape environments. The TS2900 leverages the technology of IBM half-height (HH) LTO tape drives to help create a high-capacity tape storage solution suited for handling backup and archival data storage for the Windows®, Linux® and other open system environments.



IBM System Storage TS2350 Tape Drive Express

The IBM System Storage TS2350 Tape Drive Express is an external drive, incorporating the 5th generation of IBM Linear Tape-Open(LTO) technology in a full height form factor. This external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium® tape products. It is designed to provide greater capacity and improved data transfer rate with the capability of data encryption and media partitioning with a 6 Gbps SAS interface connection. In addition, the TS2350 can read and write LTO Ultrium 4 data cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 3 data cartridges.



IBM System Storage TS2340 Tape Drive Express Model

The IBM System Storage® TS2340 Tape Drive Express Model is an external drive incorporating the fourth generation of IBM LTO® technology. This is an external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, similar to previous models of the IBM 3580 and is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium® tape products. The TS2340 supports encryption of data and offers a 3 Gbps SAS connection. In addition, the TS2340 can read and write LTO Ultrium 3 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridges.



IBM System Storage  TS2250 Tape Drive Express

The IBM System Storage TS2250 Tape Drive Express is an external drive, incorporating the 5th generation of IBM Linear Tape-Open® (LTO®) technology in a half height form factor. This external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium tape products. It is designed to provide greater capacity and improved data transfer rate with the capability of data encryption and media partitioning with a 6 Gbps SAS interface connection. In addition, the TS2250 can read and write LTO Ultrium 4 data cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 3 data cartridges.



IBM System Storage TS2240 Tape Drive Express Model

The IBM System Storage TS2240 Tape Drive Express Model H4V is an external drive incorporating the fourth generation of IBM LTO technology in a half-height form factor. This is an external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, similar to previous models of the TS2230 and is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium tape products. The TS2240 supports encryption of data and a 6 Gbps SAS connection. In addition, the TS2240 can read and write to LTO Ultrium 3 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridges. The TS2240 Tape Drive provides an excellent migration path from 1/4-in., 4 mm, or 8 mm digital linear tape (DLT or SDLT) drives.



IBM System Storage TS2230 Tape Drive Express Model H3V

The IBM System Storage® TS2230 Tape Drive Express Model H3V is an excellent tape storage solution for entry-level businesses requiring backup or low-cost, real-time archival of their data within a small window of time, with the high capacity and performance to meet the most demanding requirements. The TS2230 has a storage capacity of up to 800 GB (with 2:1 compression) in conjunction with the IBM System Storage LTO® 400 GB data cartridge, which is double the capacity of the Ultrium® 2 technology. Along with its high capacity, the performance of the TS2230 Tape Drive has more than doubled over the previous half-height LTO generations for a native data transfer rate of up to 80 MB/sec. The TS2230 Tape Drive provides an excellent alternative to slower and smaller capacity 1/4 in., 4 mm and 8 mm digital linear tape (DLT or SDLT) drives.



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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