IBM TS3310 Tape Library

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TS3310 Tape Library configurations
3576 model L5B 3576 model L5B and four E9U models
Configuration Base library Base library and 4 expansion units
Maximum LTO Ultrium storage slots 41 409
Maximum LTO Ultrium I/O slots 6 54
Maximum tape drives 2 18
Total physical capacity Up to 246 TB (615 TB with 2.5:1 compression) Up to 2.45 PB (6.13 PB with 2.5:1 compression)
Capacity-on-demand increments N/A 46 cartridges
Maximum logical libraries 2 18
TS3310 Tape Library at a glance
Form factor/height (H x W x D) L5B: 219.7 mm (8.65 in.) × 443.2 mm (17.45 in.) × 801.4 mm (31.55 in.)
L5B + E9U: 620.8 mm (24.4 in.) × 443.2 mm (17.45 in.) × 801.4 mm (31.55 in.)
Tape drive interface options 8 Gbps dual-port Fibre Channel (LTO Ultrium 7, 6 and 5)
Network interface Ethernet
Power supply L5B: 1 standard (2 maximum) L5B + E9U: 2 standard (4 maximum); L5B + E9U + E9U: 3 standard (6 maximum); L5B + 3 E9U: 4 standard (8 maximum); L5B + 4 E9U: 5 standard (10 maximum)
Hot-swap components Power supplies, tape drives
Systems management Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) enabled
Operating systems supported Selected IBM servers and other Linux and Microsoft Windows open-system servers.
Latest support information: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic
Limited warranty One year, 9 to 5, next business day
Weight L5B: 38.6 kg (85 lb) maximum
L5B + E9U: 88.5 kg (195 lb) maximum

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