Magnetic tape drives and libraries.

IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express

Business use: The IBM® System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express is the first entry automation solution for small to midsize tape environments. The TS2900 leverages the technology of half-height (HH) Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium tape drives to help create a low-profile, large-capacity tape storage solution suited for handling backup and archival data storage for Microsoft® Windows®, Linux® and other open-system environments.

Platform supported: The TS2900 features a 6 gigabits per second (Gbps) serial attached SCSI (SAS) interface (for either HH LTO Ultrium 6 or HH LTO Ultrium 5) attaching to selected IBM System servers and other Linux and Windows open-system servers.
Latest support information: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic (US)

No. of drives: 1

System capacity (Max) (2:1 Compression): Up to 22.5 TB native; 56.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression

Number of cartridges (Max) 9


IBM System Storage TS3100 Tape Autoloader Express

Business use: With one full-height tape drive or up to two half-height tape drives and a 24-tape cartridge capacity, the IBM System Storage TS3100 Tape Library Express Model is designed to leverage Linear Tape-Open® (LTO®) technology to help cost-effectively handle growing storage requirements.

Platform supported: Select IBM System servers and other Linux® and Microsoft® Windows® open-system servers.Latest support information:ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic/displayesssearchwithoutjs.wss?start_over=yes (US)

No. of drives: 1-2

Number of cartridges (Max): 24


IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape Library Express Model

Business use: With up to two Linear Tape-Open® (LTO®) Ultrium® full-height tape drives or up to four LTO Ultrium half-height tape drives and with 48 tape cartridge capacity, the IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape Library Express Model is designed to leverage LTO technology to help cost-effectively handle growing storage requirements.

Platform supported: Select IBM System servers and other Linux® and Microsoft® Windows® open-system servers.
Latest support information: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic (US)

No. of drives: 1-4

System capacity (Max) (2:1 Compression): 144 TB

Number of cartridges (Max): 48

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