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 maximise performance and ensuring security.
IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition (Spectrum Archive EE) gives organisations an easy way to use cost-effective IBM tape drives and libraries within a tiered storage infrastructure. By using tape libraries instead of disks for Tier 2 and Tier 3 data storage – data that is stored for long-term retention – organisations can improve efficiency and reduce costs. Spectrum Archive EE seamlessly integrates with the scalability, manageability and performance of IBM Spectrum Scale, an IBM enterprise file management platform that enables organisations to move beyond simply adding storage – to optimising data management.
|Graphical User Interface (GUI)|
|IBM Spectrum Scale integration|
|Operational storage tiers with tape creation|
|Supported tape systems||IBM TS4500 tape library
IBM TS3500 tape library
IBM TS3310 tape library
|Supported tape media||LTO Ultrium 6 and 5 and IBM 3592 JB, JC, JD and JK and JL|
|Software prerequisites||IBM Spectrum Scale|
|Supported server architecture||x86 or compatible|
|Supported operating systems*||Red Hat Enterprise Linux® (RHEL)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
|Warranty||Multi-year warranty agreement
Object code only license under International Program License Agreement (IPLA)
* For specific level of operating system support, visit: pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/ltfsee/cust/index.jsp