IBM TS2900 1U LTO8 Tape Autoloader Model S8H, 6171S8R
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IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader for Lenovo (Machine Type 6171) is an entry-level compact 1U tape unit that offers IBM tape reliability, density, and performance for entry-level and compact tape libraries at a cost-effective price.
With a capacity of nine cartridges, the TS2900 Tape Autoloader is a rack-mountable or deskside unit that contains a single IBM LTO Ultrium half-high SAS tape drive. The choice of the tape drives includes:
- IBM LTO Ultrium 9 Half-High SAS Tape Drive (Model S9H)
- IBM LTO Ultrium 8 Half-High SAS Tape Drive (Model S8H)
- IBM LTO Ultrium 7 Half-High SAS Tape Drive (Model S7H)
The TS2900 is an ideal solution if you need an entry-level larger capacity or higher performance tape backup with or without random access and for tape automation used along with Lenovo servers.
|Form factor||1U rack mount or standalone|
|Drive technology||LTO Ultrium 9, 8, 7 half-high drives|
The Ultrium 9 SAS drive uses the SFF-8644 connection at the drive end and a SFF-8644 connection at the host adapter end. The Ultrium 8 and 7 SAS drives use the SFF-8088 connection at the drive end and the SFF-8088 or SFF-8470 connection at the host adapter end.
|Number of drives||1|
|Number of cartridge slots||9|
|Cartridge capacity (native / compressed)||
|Total backup capacity (native / compressed)||
|Data transfer rate (native / compressed)||
|Software features||Transparent LTO encryption (optional).|
|Security features||Secure Socket Layer (SSL), user level security, LTO encryption (optional).|
|Cooling||Fixed internal fans|
|Power supply||One 82 W AC fixed power supply with IEC 320-C14 power connector|
|Dimensions||Height: 44 mm (1.7 in.); width: 483 mm (19.0 in.), depth: 850 mm (33.5 in.)|
|Weight||13 kg (28.7 lb)|
|Warranty||One-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite warranty with 9x5 next business day terms.|
|Service and support||Optional warranty service upgrades are available through Lenovo Services: 24x7 coverage, 2-hour or 4-hour response time, committed repair (select countries), up to 5 years of warranty extension, and installation services.|
|Host operating systems||Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). For a full list of supported operating systems, refer to the System Storage Interoperation Center|
The TS2900 Tape Autoloader is supported in the following environment:
- Air temperature:
- Operating: 10 °C - 38 °C (50 °F - 100 °F)
- Non-operating: 1 °C - 60 °C (34 °F - 140 °F)
- Maximum altitude: 2,500 m (8,202 ft)
- Operating: 20% - 80%
- Non-operating: 10% - 90%
- Electrical power:
- 100 V AC - 240 V AC (4.0 A to 1.5 A)
- Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz
- Power consumption: 110 watts
- Acoustical noise emission:
- 6.6 bels (idling)
- 6.8 bels (operating)
Warranty services and upgrades
The TS2900 Tape Autoloader (machine type 6171) has a one-year CRU and onsite limited warranty.
The standard warranty terms are customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and onsite (for field-replaceable units FRUs only) with standard call center support during normal business hours and 9x5 Next Business Day Parts Delivered.
Lenovo’s additional support services provide a sophisticated, unified support structure for your data center, with an experience consistently ranked number one in customer satisfaction worldwide. Available offerings include:
Warranty Upgrade (Preconfigured Support)
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Services are available to meet the on-site response time targets that match the criticality of your systems.
- 3, 4, or 5 years of service coverage
- 1-year or 2-year post-warranty extensions
- Foundation Service: 9x5 service coverage with next business day onsite response
- Essential Service: 24x7 service coverage with 4-hour onsite response or 24-hour committed repair (available only in select markets)
- Advanced Service: 24x7 service coverage with 2-hour onsite response or 6-hour committed repair (available only in select markets)