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IBM 3580-S4E TS2240 Tape Drive H4S 3580-S43 45E0479

IBM 3580-S4E TS2240 Tape Drive H4S 3580-S43 45E0479


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    The IBM System Storage™ TS2240 Tape Drive Express Model 3580-S4E, an external stand-alone or rack-mountable shelf unit, provides high capacity and performance designed for open systems environment and is part of the IBM System Storage TS2200 Tape Drive family. This model incorporates the new Linear Tape-Open (LTO) IBM Ultrium 4 serial-attached SCSI (SAS) Half-High Tape Drive with a maximum tape drive throughput data rate performance of up to 120 MB/sec native data transfer rate.

    Using the LTO Ultrium 800 GB Data Cartridge , the Ultrium 4 Half-High Tape Drive has a native physical cartridge capacity of up to 800 GB (1,600 GB with 2:1 compression). IBM Ultrium 4 Half-High Tape Drives can read and write LTO Ultrium 3 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridges. In addition, the IBM Ultrium 4 SAS Tape Drive is encryption-capable and is designed to support Application Managed Encryption.

    The TS2240 Express Model uses a 3 Gbps single port SAS interface for a connection to a wide spectrum of open system servers. The new model will attach to selected IBM System x™ and PC servers that support Microsoft® Windows® and Linux™ systems.

    The TS2240 Tape Drive provides an excellent migration path from digital linear tape (DLT or SDLT), 1/4-inch, 4mm, or 8mm tape drives.

    In summary, the IBM TS2240 Tape Drive Ultrium 4 enhancements are designed to help improve performance and reliability, and include:

    • Native data transfer rate of up to 120 MB/sec
    • Ultrium 4 tape cartridge native physical capacity of up to 800 GB
    • 3 Gbps SAS attachment
    • A large 256 MB internal buffer
    • Application Managed Encryption support for Ultrium 4 SAS tape drive
    • 8 KB cartridge memory with Ultrium 4 media
    • Integrated electronics using IBM-engineered copper technology
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