IBM Spectrum Archive

Allows users and applications direct access to files and directories stored on tape


IBM® Spectrum Archive™ is a member of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ software portfolio designed to address data storage inefficiencies by changing the economics of storage with a layer of intelligent software. This software creates an efficient “data footprint” that dynamically stores every bit of data at the optimal cost, helping maximize performance and ensuring security. The IBM Spectrum Archive family which features IBM Linear Tape File System™ (LTFS) technology provides direct, intuitive and graphical access to data stored on Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 7, 6 or 5 tape cartridges, as well as IBM 3592 tape cartridges. It eliminates the need for additional tape management and software to access data.

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