IBM Tape Storage

Preserve, protect and secure your data cost-effectively with IBM tape storage.

Tape management software

Optimise archival cost with a true physical air gap protection and an intuitive management system.  Get direct, intuitive and graphical access to data stored in IBM tape drives and libraries. IBM Spectrum Archive makes tape storage as easy to use as disk storage by incorporating the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) format standard for reading, writing and exchanging metadata on formatted tape cartridges.

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Invest in Data. Save on Storage. Whatever the size of your organisation, your data deserves the best enterprise storage at a competitive price.

Seamless hybrid multicloud integration with cloud-based disaster recovery for tape

100% encryption of all grid data

Smaller footprint with lower entry cost option is available

Maximum capacity (native) 3.94 PB

Superior quality tape media, designed to preserve your storage

IBM TS7770 virtual tape family

Improve storage economics and data security in mission-critical hybrid multicloud environments with tape storage from IBM.

IBM TS7770 includes enhanced security, scalability, reliability, and performance for today’s mainframe environments. The TS7700 family of solutions can help you address the growing modern data protection and retention requirements of today’s world with an increasingly cyber-resilient infrastructure including “air-gap” protection for malware and ransomware.

  • Seamless hybrid multicloud integration with cloud-based disaster recovery for tape
  • 100% encryption of all grid data
  • Smaller footprint with lower entry cost option is available
  • Maximum capacity (native) 3.94 PB
  • Drive type: TS1100
IBM Tape

IBM tape storage extends its air-gapped protection with LTO 9 Ultrium technology

LTO Ultrium 9 technology is coming in 1H 2021 available in all subsystems and stand-alone systems extending its capacity to 45TB per cartridge when compressed.

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IBM TS1100 Tape Drives, air-gap with increased capacity

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IBM TS1150 tape drive

The IBM TS1150 tape drive gives organisations an easy way to deliver fast access to data, improve security and provide long-term retention—and for less expense than disk solutions. TS1150 offers high-performance, flexible data storage with support for data encryption. This fifth-generation drive can help protect investments in tape automation by offering compatibility with existing automation. Plus, an upgrade model is available for existing IBM TS1140 tape drives. What’s more, TS1150 supports the LTFS format in IBM Spectrum Archive for direct, intuitive and graphical access to data.

IBM TS1160 Tape Drive

TS1160 offers high-performance, improved capacity, flexible data storage with support for data encryption, and now offers FC, Ethernet/RoCE and SAS interfaces, helping to protect investments in tape automation by offering compatibility with existing automation.

The TS1160 also supports the LTFS format in IBM Spectrum Archive for direct, intuitive and graphical access to data.

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IBM Tape Libraries Cyber resiliency with physical air-gapping reduces the cost of storing growing amounts of data

IBM TS4500 Tape Library

IBM TS4500 tape library

IBM® TS4500 Tape Library is a next-generation storage solution designed to help midsized and large enterprises respond to cloud storage challenges. These challenges include high data volume growth in cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructures, increasing cost of storage footprints, the difficulty of migrating data across vendor platforms, and the increased complexity of IT training and management as staff resources shrink.

TS4300 Tape Library

IBM® TS4300 Tape Library is a high-density, highly scalable, easy-to-manage solution designed to keep data securely stored long-term, while helping reduce the costs associated with data center space and utilities. Its modular design enables you to increase cartridge and drive capacity as needed—scale vertically up to seven modules with expansion for Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium cartridges, drives and redundant power supplies. IBM TS4300 enhanced modern data protection helps meet security and compliance requirements.

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TS2900 Tape Autoloader

The IBM® TS2900 Tape Autoloader is an entry-level automated backup for rack systems and small to midsize businesses. With a low-profile, high-density storage capacity, the TS2900 is ideally suited for backup and archival operations. The TS2900 is available with half-height LTO Ultrium tape technology, with 6 Gbps SAS drive options. Web-based remote management and a bar code reader help provide ease of use. The TS2900 can be used in a rack system or on a desktop next to a server in an office.

IBM LTO® Tape Drives air-gapped technology

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IBM® TS2270 Tape Drive

 

IBM® TS2270 Tape Drive is designed to meet growing storage requirements and shrinking backup windows, and is an excellent storage solution for organizations requiring backup, save and restore,  and low-cost, archival data storage. By incorporating the latest generation of industry-leading LTO technology, the TS2270 tape drive offers higher capacity and higher data transfer rates than the previous generation. The LTO Ultrium 7 technology supports media partitioning, IBM Spectrum Archive technology, and encryption of data and write-once-read-many media.

IBM TS2280 Tape Drive

IBM® TS2280 Tape Drive incorporates the latest generation of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology, delivering even higher capacity than the previous generation. In addition to backup, TS2280 is designed to help your business handle the growing data demands of modern tape use cases like cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and active file archive. By providing a physical storage capacity of up to 30 TB per cartridge (with 2.5:1 compression), TS2280 is an excellent tape storage solution for small and medium businesses requiring backup and low-cost, archival storage of data.

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What IBM TS2260 tape drive can do for your business

The IBM® TS2260 tape drive is an excellent tape storage solution for organizations requiring backup and low-cost, archival storage of data. TS2260, with a half-height form-factor. The IBM LTO™ Ultrium 6™  offers more capacity than the full-height Ultrium 5 tape drive in less space. Incorporating the latest generation of industry-leading LTO technology, the TS2260 tape drive is suited for handling backup, save and restore, and archival data storage needs with higher capacity and higher data transfer rates than the previous generation. The LTO Ultrium 6 technology is designed to support media partitioning and LTFS technology.

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