IBM TS2900 Autoloader

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Remote management

Offers web-based management of library to help provide operational control of the TS2900 without the need to physically touch the unit.

Bar code reader

Gives the option of synchronous or random access of tape cartridges, facilitating operation.

Removable tape magazine

Facilitates the population of the library more quickly. It also enables the removal of media from the library and allows for a convenient storage device. It comes with 9 tape cartridge capacity.

I/O station

Allows for continuous library operation when inserting or removing cartridges. Features a 6 Gbps SAS interface

Backwards capability

Allows LTO Ultrium 8 tape drives to read and write LTO Ultrium 7 media LTO Ultrium 7 tape drives to read and write LTO Ultrium 6 media and read LTO Ultrium 5 media. LTO Ultrium 6 tape drives can read and write LTO Ultrium 5 media and read LTO Ultrium 4 media.

Physical capacity

Achieves a physical capacity for the LTO Ultrium 8 of up to 108 TB (270 TB with 2.5:1 compression). For the LTO Ultrium 7 of up to 54 TB (135 TB with 2.5:1 compression). For the LTO Ultrium 6 it is up to 22.5 TB (56.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression).

Data transfer rate

Provides a data transfer rate with LTO Ultrium 8 of up to 300 MBps, LTO Ultrium 7 of up to 300 MBps and up to 160 MBps for LTO 6.

Technical specifications

Drive options

Half-height LTO Ultrium 8: 6 Gbps SAS
Half-height LTO Ultrium 7: 6 Gbps SAS
Half-height LTO Ultrium 6: 6 Gbps SAS
Half-height LTO Ultrium 5: 6 Gbps SAS

Available models

LTO Ultrium 8
3572 S8H

LTO Ultrium 7
3572 S7H

LTO Ultrium 6
3572 S6H

LTO Ultrium 5
3572 S5H

Optional feature codes

Desk-side cover kit

FC # 7010

Additional tape magazine

FC # 8111

Rack-mount kit

FC # 7006

Number of tape drives

1

Tape cartridge capacity

9

I/O stations

1

Physical capacity

LTO Ultrium 8: Up to 108 TB (270 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
LTO Ultrium 7: Up to 54 TB (135 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 22.5 TB (56.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 13.5 TB (27 TB with 2:1 compression)

Data transfer rate

LTO Ultrium 8, 7: Up to 300 MBps
LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 160 MBps
LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 140 MBps

Dimensions (height × width × depth)

1.7 in. × 19.02 in. × 33.3 in. (43.6 mm × 445 mm × 847 mm)

Weight

28.6 lb (13 kg), without drive and cartridges

Attachment and systems support

TS2900 supports 6 Gbps attachment available for selected IBM System servers and other Linux and Microsoft Windows open-system servers.
Latest support information: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic