Today, data is a key corporate asset in all types of businesses. The ability to access data quickly and reliably is critical to your success. Whether your business utilises a high-performance network server or individual workstations, archiving and retrieving data in a dependable and consistent manner is mission critical.
The IBM System Storage® TS2240 Tape Drive Express Model H4V—one of the entry-level IBM System Storage tape product family offerings—is the answer to growing storage requirements and shrinking backup windows. Incorporating the fourth generation of advanced Linear Tape-Open® (LTO®) technology, the TS2240 Tape Drive is suited for handling the backup, save and restore, and archival data storage needs of a wide range of small systems. In addition, the TS2240 provides up to 6 Gbps Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) connectivity and the security of LTO-based data encryption.
The System Storage TS2240 Tape Drive is an excellent tape storage solution for businesses requiring backup or low-cost, real-time archival storage of their data. The TS2240, with a half-height form factor, offers the same high capacity of full-height LTO-4 tape drives. The TS2240 has a physical storage capacity of up to 1.6 TB (with 2:1 compression) in conjunction with the IBM System Storage LTO Ultrium® 800 GB data cartridge, which provides up to twice the capacity of Ultrium 3 cartridges. The native data transfer performance of the TS2240 Tape Drive has increased over the previous LTO half-height generation to up to 120 MB/sec. The TS2240 Tape Drive continues to provide an excellent alternative to slower and smaller capacity 1/4-inch, 4 mm and 8 mm digital linear tape (DLT or SDLT) drives.
|Fourth generation of LTO technology|
|Hardware encryption available|
|Physical storage capacity up to 1.6 TB (2:1 compression)|
|Native data transfer rate of up to 120 MB/sec|
|6 Gbps SAS interface|
|Large internal data transfer buffer|
|Backwards compatibility with previous generations of LTO Ultrium cartridges|
|Half-height form factor|
|Model and Part number||Model Number; 3580 H4V
Part Number: 3580S4V
|Tape Drive Type||IBM LTO Ultrium 4 half-height SAS tape drive V2|
|Physical Capacity||Up to 1.6 TB per cartridge with 2:1 compression; 800 GB native|
|Number of Tape Drives||1|
|Number of tape cartridges||1|
|Data transfer rate||Up to 120 MB/sec native|
|Recommended LTO 4 Tape Cartridges||IBM System Storage LTO Ultrium 800 GB Data Cartridge (95P4436)
IBM System Storage LTO Ultrium 800 GB WORM Cartridge (95P4450)
|Cleaning cartridge||IBM System Storage LTO Cleaning Cartridge (P/N 35L2086)|
|Weight||4.3 kg (9.4 lb)|
|Power requirements||1.0 - 0.5 A at 100 - 240 V ac, 50/60 Hz|
|Dimensions||21.3 cm W × 5.8 cm H × 33.2 cm D (8.4 in. × 2.3 in. × 13.1 in.)|
|Warranty||Three-year Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) in most countries|
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