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IBM TS3100 Tape Library Express Model SCSI Ultra160 LVD (3573L2U)

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IBM TS3100 Tape Library Express Model SCSI Ultra160 LVD

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Designed to support the new IBM® LTO™ Ultrium™ 2 Tape Drive, to help increase capacity and performance Low Voltage Differential (LVD) SCSI attachment
  • MacMall Part #: 7051359 
  • Manufacturer Part #: 3573L2U 
  • Platform: PC 

The IBM System Storage™ TS3100 Tape Library Express Model and its storage management applications are designed to address capacity, performance, data protection, reliability, availability, affordability and application requirements. It is designed as a functionally rich, entry tape-storage solution incorporating LTO Ultrium tape technology. The IBM TS3100 Express model is an excellent solution for large-capacity or high-performance tape backup with or without random access. The TS3100 is also an excellent choice for tape automation for IBM System p™, IBM RS/6000®, IBM System i™, IBM AS/400®, IBM xSeries®, and other open systems.

–Designed to support the new IBM® LTO™ Ultrium™ 2 Tape Drive, to help increase capacity and performance, including 4-Gbps Fibre Channel attachment and Low Voltage Differential (LVD) SCSI attachment
–Designed to support cost-effective backup, save and restore, and archival storage in sequential or random access mode with a standard bar-code reader
–Designed to offer outstanding capacity, performance and reliability for midrange and network tape-storage environments in a 2U form factor with the 22 data-cartridge slots and a dedicated mail slot
–Remote library management through a standard Web interface supports flexibility and greater administrative control of storage operations
–Ultrium 2 native physical data capacities up to 4.4TB (up to 8.8TB using 2:1 compression) with the 22 data-cartridge slots, and the use of LTO Ultrium 2 Tape Drive with a native data rate of up to 40 MBps

The IBM TS3100 Tape Library Express is well-suited for handling backup, save and restore, and archival data-storage needs for small to medium-size environments. With its single Ultrium 3 Tape Drive and 22 tape-cartridge capacity, the IBM TS3100 model is designed to leverage LTO technology to cost effectively handle growing storage requirements. The TS3100 Tape Library is configured with two removable cartridge magazines, one on the left side (10 data-cartridge slots) and one on the right (12 data-cartridge slots). Additionally, the left magazine includes a single, dedicated mail slot to help support continuous library operation while importing/exporting media. A bar-code reader is standard in the library, supporting the librarys operation in sequential or random access mode. The TS3100 also comes standard with remote management capabilities to allow for remote administration of the tape library through a Web interface.

Technical Specs

Device Type Tape library - no tape drives
Enclosure Type External - 2U
Total Storage Capacity 8.8 TB (native) / 17.6 TB (compressed)
Removable Media Capacity 24
Supported Tape Drives LTO Ultrium 3
Key Features Bar code reader
Built-in Devices Status LCD
Width 17.6 in
Depth 31.9 in
Height 3.9 in
Weight 33.07 lbs
Storage Removable
Type No tape drives
Supported Tape Cartridges (Read and Write) Ultrium 3
Recording Standard Ultrium 3
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 1 x management
Media Included Qty 1
Included Accessories Cleaning cartridge
Manufacturer Selling Program IBM Express
Type Power supply
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
Software / System Requirements
OS Required HP-UX 11.0, SunSoft Solaris 8, Microsoft Windows 2000 or later, HP-UX 11i, SunSoft Solaris 9, IBM AIX 5L 5.2, IBM AIX 5L 5.1, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, IBM OS/400 5.2 or later, SunSoft Solaris 10, IBM i 5.3, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, IBM AIX 5L 5.3
Manufacturer Warranty
Type Limited warranty - 3 years
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 50 °F
Max Operating Temperature 95 °F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90%
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