Library device identification: IBM TL IBM Ultrium 7 (LTO-7) drive support requires IBM Spectrum Protect version or subsequent maintenance release. Machine SEO/Part Description type Model number TS Tape Library Driveless 2UL UL TS Tape Library Driveless The IBM System Storage TS Tape Library Express Models L3S and F3S are designed to offer high capacity, performance and.

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Both libraries support entry-level, unattended backup, open system attachment flexibility, and enhanced capacity and performance. It also provides essential pre-sales information to understand the structure of the offerings, their key features and specifications, components and options, and 5373-tl guidelines. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, and IT architects who want to learn more about TS and TS Tape Libraries and consider their use in backup solutions.

The TS and TS are ideal solutions if you need an entry-level larger capacity or higher performance tape backup with or without random access. These libraries are excellent choices for tape automation for Lenovo servers.

With IBM LTO Tape offerings that are available from Lenovo, Lenovo can be your trusted partner that offers “one stop shop” and single point of contact for delivery of leading 3573-to technologies and innovations from Lenovo 33573-tl other leading IT vendors to satisfy the wide range of your end-to-end IT infrastructure needs, including handheld devices, notebooks, personal computers, servers, storage, networking, services, management software, and financing.

These technologies helps improve the reliability of loading and unloading a cartridge, and to ib, the pin even if tension is dropped. An independent loader motor, coupled with the positive pin retention, causes the tape to thread with a higher level of reliability. If there is a power failure, reel motors maintain tension and gradually decelerate instead of stopping abruptly, which helps reduce tape breakage, stretching, or loose tape wraps during a sudden power outage.

The high-bandwidth servo system features a low mass servo to help more effectively track 3573-tp bands and improve data throughput with damaged media in less-than-optimal shock and vibration environments. This method uses the surface of the tape rather than the edges to control tape motion.

This configuration helps reduce tape damage especially to the edges of the tape and tape debris, which comes from the damaged edges and can accumulate in the head area. This matching helps reduce the number of backhitch repositions and improve throughput performance.

To help enhance reliability and prolong the life of the drives, some of the most robust components available are used such as an all metal clutch, steel ball bearings in loader, robust leader block design, and a single circuit card.

This compensation dynamically optimizes readback signals for linear readback response from MR read head transducers. Separate writing of multiple filemarks evokes any write command of two or more filemarks to cause a separate data set to be written that contains all filemarks after the first.

It helps improve performance if a subsequent append overwrites somewhere after the first filemark. This change helps prevent having to rewrite data sets that contain customer data and the first filemark, if such an append occurs. IBM patented “Scheme-Swapping” compression looks ahead at incoming data and determines the most efficient storage method ALDC or pass-through mode to help optimize data compression and increase data throughput.

The LTO-CM holds information about that specific cartridge, the media in the cartridge, and the data on the media. SARS causes the drive to request a cleaner tape, mark the media as degraded, and indicate that the hardware degraded. This technology reduces the total number of components in the drive, helps lower chip temperatures, and reduces power requirements to deliver a more reliable drive. The sixth-generation drive electronics provide error correction of soft errors in the memory arrays in data and control paths.


Front view of the TS Tape Library. Rear view of the TS Tape Library. The TS unit supports redundant power with the optional second power supply that can be ordered with the unit.

A power cable is not included with the optional power supply for ordering information, see Table 8. The following table lists the rack mount kit for the TS and TS units and the optional power supply for the TS unit. One cable is required per one drive. The following table lists supported cable options. LTO Ultrium tape drives support the following backward compatibility for previous generations of tape media:. The TS supports up to 24 data cartridges and comes standard with two removable tape magazine with 12 cartridge slots each.

The TS supports up to 48 data cartridges and comes standard with four removable tape magazines with 12 cartridge slots each.

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More removable tape magazines can be ordered with the TS or TS, if needed. The following table lists tape media options and extra magazines that can be ordered for the TS and TS The functionality of the TS and TS can be expanded with the following optional software features:.

The TS and TS offer 3573-hl optional path failover feature that enables the host device driver to resend the command to an alternative control path for the same logical library to ensure smooth library operations if there is a communication error.

The device driver starts error recovery and continues the operation on the alternative control path without interrupting the application. Application Managed Encryption does not require a license. The TS and TS ship standard without power cables. The part numbers and feature codes to order the power ib are listed in the following table.

Lenovo offers the service upgrades through warranty maintenance upgrades and post-warranty maintenance agreements with a well-defined scope of services, including service hours, response time, term of service, and service agreement terms and conditions.

Lenovo warranty service upgrade offerings are country-specific. Not all warranty service upgrades are available in every country. RTS provides comprehensive technical call center support.

RTS can reduce problem resolution time, which decreases the cost to address technical problems and increasing uptime.

Lenovo provides end-to-end storage compatibility testing to deliver interoperability throughout the network. Tables that are provided in this section are for ordering reference purposes only. The following table lists currently 3573-gl FC rack-mount switches that are offered by Lenovo that can be used in TS and TS solutions.

3573-rl following table lists currently available FC embedded switches and pass-thru modules for Flex System that can be used in TS and TS solutions. The TS and TS support host attachments to the Lenovo servers kbm the following operating systems:. For more information, see the list of 373-tl Guides in the Rack cabinets category: For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the Power infrastructure category: Lenovo Financial Services offers financing solutions and services that complement your technology solution anywhere in the world.

We are dedicated to delivering a positive finance experience for customers like you who want to maximize your purchase power by obtaining the technology you need today, protect against technology obsolescence, and preserve your capital for other uses. We work with businesses, non-profit organizations, governments and educational institutions to finance 35573-tl entire technology solution.

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Changes in the July 12 update: The TS Tape Library is shown in the following figure. Entry-level tape libraries that are designed for high capacity, high performance, and high reliability. Adherence to LTO specifications. Support for one full-high or up to two 3573-fl tape drives in the TS; support for up to two full-high, or up to four half-high, or a combination of one full-high and up to two half-high tape drives in the TS Two TS or four TS removable magazine that can house up to 12 data cartridges to enable quick population of the tape library and ease the storage needs for media.

A standard bar code reader with which you can operate the TS 3573-ttl TS in sequential or igm access mode. Remote management capabilities to allow for remote administration of the TS and TS through a web interface. Multi-path feature to allow sharing of the library robotics across heterogeneous applications independently 3573-fl each other. The library can be partitioned into up to four logical libraries each partition must have at least one drive. Lbm also can provide each logical library its own separate and distinct drives, storage slots, and control paths.

Optional Path Failover iibm enables the host device driver to transparently switch to an alternative path if there is a communication path failure to the application. An optional rack mount kit, an extra power supply for the TS and more cartridge magazines.

Support from an extensive ecosystem of backup software vendors. Robust drive components optimized for automation environments To help enhance reliability and prolong the life of the drives, some of the most robust components available are used such as an all metal clutch, steel ball bearings in loader, robust leader block design, and a single circuit card.

Up to TB native; up to TB compressed with 2.

Up to 60 TB native; up to TB compressed with 2. Up to 36 TB native; up to 72 TB compressed with 2: Up to 72 TB native; up to TB compressed with 2: Rack mount mm Rack mount 87 mm 3.

Rack mount 35733-tl 6. Tape drives are not included; at least one tape drive must be ordered with the TS or TS unit for ordering information, see Table 4.