Sunstar Company, Inc.


The IBM® System Storage™ TS1050 is an IBM LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive that combines IBM tape reliability and performance at open systems prices. The new Ultrium 5 Tape Drive:

TS1130Available from Sunstar Company, Inc. (New and reconditioned)

  • Increases maximum data transfer rate, providing to up to 140 MB/sec native as compared to LTO Ultrium 4

  • Provides up to 1.5 TB native physical capacity per cartridge (3.0 TB with 2:1 compression) with Ultrium 5 1.5 TB cartridge

  • Includes a 8-Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported interface attachment

  • Supports LTO5 media partitioning and self-describing tape

  • Supports encryption capabilities and requires IBM Tivoli® Key Lifecycle Manager (TKLM) for encryption key management

  • Adheres to LTO specifications

  • 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:

  • Supports TS1050 Ultrium 5 tape drive in TS3500 Tape Library Model L53 or D53, and in 3584 Tape Library Models L52, L32, D52, or D32
  • Mixed media support for TS3500 HA/HD libraries
  • Storage Authentication Service (LDAP via TPC or SSPC)
  • Floating home cell option for non-HD libraries
  • Customizable warning threshold for capacity utilization

Also available

IBM 3588-F3B Library LTO3 Tape Drive

IBM 3588-F4A Library LTO4 Tape Drive

IBM 3588-F6A Library LTO6 Tape Drive

To learn more contact us online or call 800.663.5523

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IBM System Storage TS2350 Tape Drive Express (LTO 5)

The IBM® System Storage™ TS2350 Tape Drive Express—part of the entry-level IBM System Storage tape product family—supports these needs by leveraging the newest generation of Linear Tape-Open™ ( LTO) technology to help cost-effectively handle growing storage requirements.

IBM System Storage TS2250 Tape Drive Express (LTO 5 Half Height)

The IBM System Storage™ TS2250 Tape Drive Express—the entry-level IBM System Storage tape product family offering—is the answer to growing storage requirements. Incorporating the latest generation of the industry-leading Linear Tape-Open™ (LTO™) technology, the TS2250 Tape Drive is suited for handling backup, save and restore, and archival data storage needs with higher capacity and higher data transfer rate than previous generation. In addition, the IBM Ultrium™ 5 technology is designed to support media partitioning, and the new IBM Long Term File System technology. It also continues to support encryption of data and WORM media.

New units available.