Tape systems

Tape storage, backup, and information management systems

 

Whether a small/medium size business is expanding operations or experiencing rapid growth, IBM tape products are designed to help meet the customer needs of data backup, archive and management. Each tape product is designed to offer reliability, performance and flexibility for today and the future.



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 TS3310 Tape Library


For businesses challenged with rapidly growing data backup needs and limited physical space for a tape library, the IBM® System Storage® TS3310 offers simple, rapid expansion as processing needs grow. This tape library allows you to start small with only a single five EIA rack unit high library. Over time, as your need for tape backup expands, you can add additional 9U expansion modules, each of which contains space for additional cartridges, tape drives and a redundant power supply. The entire system grows vertically. Currently, available configurations include the 5U base library module and a 5U base with up to four 9U expansion modules.



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 7216 Multi-Media Storage Enclosure


The IBM System Storage 7216 Multi Media Storage Enclosure features the latest technology options in tape drives, DVD optical drives and RDX disk drives. The 7216 Multi Media Storage Enclosure is a low-profile design that can be configured with up to four storage devices and mounted in 1U space in a 19-inch rack.



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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