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► IBM 3588-F3B Library LTO3 Tape Drive

 

► IBM 3588-F4A Library LTO4 Tape Drive

 

► IBM 3588-F5A Library LTO5 Tape Drive

 

► IBM 3588-F6A Library LTO6 Tape Drive

  Generation
 

LTO-1

LTO-2

LTO-3

LTO-4

LTO-5

LTO-6

Native data capacity 100 GB     200 GB     400 GB     800 GB     1.5 TB     2.5 TB    
Max uncompressed speed (MB/s)         ] 20 40 80 120 140 160

Refurbished and some new IBM LTO Tape Drives are available from Sunstar Company, Inc.

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We also repair defective tape drives!

The IBM® System Storage® TS1060 is an IBM LTO™ Ultrium™ 6 Tape Drive that combines IBM tape reliability and performance at open systems prices. The new Ultrium 6 Tape Drive:

Increases maximum data transfer rate, providing to up to 160 MB/sec native as compared to LTO Ultrium 5 at 140 MB/sec native

Supports LTO Generation 6 media specification tape cartridge compressed capacity of up to 6.25 TB with 2:5 to 1 compression

Includes an 8 Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported interface attachment

Supports media partitioning and self-describing tape with Linear Tape File System™ (LTFS) Library Edition and LTFS Storage Manager software

Supports encryption capabilities

Adheres to LTO Generation 6 media specification

Mounts in TS3500 Tape Library Model L53 or D53, and in 3584 Tape Library Models L52, L32, D52, or D32

TS3500 Tape Library functions and features include:

  • Support for TS1060 Ultrium 6 tape drive in TS3500 Tape Library Model L53 or D53, and in 3584 Tape Library Models L52, L32, D52, or D32

IBM System Storage TS1060 (machine type 3588, model F6A) is designed to be installed in an IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library (machine type 3584) to offer high capacity and performance for the midrange open systems environment. This model incorporates the new Linear Tape-Open™ ( LTO ) IBM Ultrium 6 Tape Drive with enhanced maximum tape drive throughput over the IBM LTO generation 5 Tape Drive ( Ultrium 5). It has a native data transfer of up to 160 MB/sec. The TS1060 Tape Drive supports the LTO Generation 6 media specification of an over double compressed capacity of up to 6.25 TB with 2.5 to 1 compression (up to 2.5 TB native capacity) compared to previous LTO 5 compressed capacity of up to 3.0 TB with 2:1 compression (up to 1.5 TB native capacity) per tape cartridge. IBM Ultrium 6 Tape Drives can read and write LTO Ultrium 5 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 4 Data Cartridges. The TS1060 has an 8 Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported interface for connection to a wide spectrum of open system servers.

The IBM System Storage TS1060 LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Drive supports data encryption with Ultrium 6 or Ultrium 5 media.

IBM Ultrium 6 enhancements that help improve performance and reliability include:

  • Native data transfer rate up to 160 MB/sec
  • LTO Generation 6 media specification tape cartridge compressed capacity of up to 6.25 TB (up to 2.5 TB native)
  • 8 Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported drive attachment
  • A larger 1 GB internal buffer
  • Support for media partitioning and self describing tape with LTFS Library Edition and LTFS Storage Manager software
  • LTO Ultrium 6 encryption support

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