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IBM® System Storage® products and services have been enhanced to better meet the information infrastructure needs of businesses. IBM Smarter Storage solutions are: Efficient by design, Self Optimizing, Cloud Agile. This Product Guide features several new products: IBM Storwize® V3700, IBM System Storage DS8870, IBM System Storage TS2260 external standalone LTO6 tape drive, IBM System Storage TS2360 external standalone LTO6 tape drive, IBM System Storage TS1060 Tape Drive for the TS3500 Tape Library. Learn More: Learn more: http://ibm.co/ONeH7m

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IBM System Storage Product Guide

  1. 1. IBM Systems and TechnologyIBM System Storage Product Guide
  2. 2. Why IBM System Storage? Cloud agile. Cloud-agile storage has virtualization built in. ●●     What’s new?In this era of Smarter Computing, the amount of information Virtualization increases agility by enabling online data migra- IBM® System Storage® products and services have beenmost organizations deal with on a daily basis has exploded— tion and simplified storage provisioning. Cloud-agile storage enhanced to better meet the information infrastructure needsas much as doubling every 18 to 24 months. At the same time, enables immediate self-service and automates most manual of businesses. This Product Guide features several newbig data projects can quickly double or triple this amount of storage administration tasks, improving the ability to manage products:information. And information is becoming more valuable, with larger, more unpredictable workloads. IBM Storwize® V3700 ●●    the ability to analyze it counting as a competitive advantage. The storage leadership and ongoing product innovation of IBM System Storage DS8870 ●●    To stay ahead, organizations need faster access to more data. IBM supports organizations in significantly improving storage IBM System Storage TS2260 external standalone ●●    Another trend, cloud computing, will be adopted or deployed efficiency and information access with solutions that are easy LTO6 tape driveby up to 90 percent of organizations within the next three to use and powerful enough to control massive storageyears, saving US businesses an estimated USD625 billion over growth. IBM System Storage TS2360 external standalone ●●    five years. This growth and transformation is happening at a LTO6 tape drive Storage at the speed of business IBM System Storage TS1060 Tape Drive for thetime when IT budgets are flat. Inflexible infrastructures and ●●     In addition to delivering new levels of storage efficiency,increasing complexity can create significant obstacles for TS3500 Tape Library today’s organizations are under extreme pressure to increaseorganizations trying to take advantage of these tremendous their agility and speed to stay competitive in a changing globalopportunities. The following products featured in this guide have been signifi- marketplace.These growing demands require a new approach to storage— cantly enhanced: To be successful, businesses must do things faster ●●    a more intelligent, more efficient, more automated approach IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 family ●●     than their competitors—find new customers faster, bringthat fundamentally changes the way we think about it. IBM Storwize V7000 and Storwize V7000 Unified products to market faster and identify new revenue streams ●●    Introducing IBM Smarter Storage, a new strategy for storage faster. IBM XIV® Storage System ●●    design and deployment. IBM Smarter Storage enables Similarly, CIOs and IT organizations are successful only if IBM System Storage TS2900, TS3100, TS3200, TS3310 tape ●●    organizations to take control of their data so they can focus ●●     they help the business to run faster, enabling faster access libraries now optionally include the new LTO6 tape driveon gaining more valuable insights from this information and to information, bringing applications online faster anddelivering more value to the business. IBM Smarter Storage meeting user needs faster.solutions are: And in today’s environment, both IT and business units have ●●     Efficient by design. Efficiency features are designed into●●     to operate faster without increasing operating costs. IBM storage systems from the beginning. Advanced features are pre-installed, ready to deploy and operate consistently. Storage-efficiency technologies, like real-time data compres- As expectations of businesses and CIOs are rising, so should sion, can significantly reduce the amount of data that has expectations of storage systems. Companies should expect to be stored because they support all data, including active more from both their storage systems and their storage primary data. provider—efficiency by design, self-optimization, and cloud agility. By building these three pillars into our storage systems, Self-optimizing. Self-optimizing storage operates at the●●     speed of business—much faster and more accurately than IBM can help organizations meet higher expectations for both manual performance tuning. Self-optimizing storage can speed and efficiency. increase throughput for critical applications while reducing Whether your next destination is cloud, business analytics, the cost of storing less active data. big data, or somewhere else, you’ll be more successful when your storage works with you to help your organization adapt to change. Learn more about IBM Smarter Storage at: ibm.com/storage 2
  3. 3. SAN Products/System Networking Ethernet Switches SAN Products Midrange SAN switches for scalable SMB and enterprise solutions Cisco ●●   Extraordinary price and performance, the Cisco MDS 9148 for IBM System Storage is designed to provide an afford- MDS 9148 for able, highly capable and scalable storage networking solution for small, midrange and large enterprise customersStorage area network (SAN) routers to connect heterogeneous SAN fabrics and enable IBM System that are aiming for business continuity or remote backup capability. Storage A standalone, scalable 16 to 48 port switch featuring 48 fixed auto-sensing Fibre Channel ports capable of speeds ofdistance extension using Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) and Converged Switches ●●   (2417-C48) 1, 2, 4 or 8 Gbps, the Cisco MDS 9148 can be activated by using the On-Demand Port Activation licenses.IBM System ●●   Designed for high performance with up to sixteen 8 Gigabits per second (Gbps) Fibre Channel ports and six 1 Gigabit ●●   Using NX-OS software intelligence to provide storage access for virtual machine server environments, the newStorage Ethernet (GbE) ports for faster data, the SAN06B-R supports either 8, 4, 2 or 4, 2 and 1 Gbps Fibre Channel link speeds. Cisco DCNM for SAN (formerly Cisco Fabric Manager) provides centralization and ease of management for growingSAN06B-R ●●   Infrastructure simplification solutions for the IBM Power Systems™ and IBM System x® families include disaster data centers.extension switch tolerance over metropolitan and global IP networks with System Storage disk arrays, tape libraries and IBM Tivoli®(2498-R06) Storage Manager data protection software. Support for IBM System z® servers is provided via the optional 8 Gbps Advanced Extension, IBM FICON® Accelerator and FICON CUP Activation features. Enterprise SAN directors for high availability and scalability enterprise solutions IBM System ●●   The solutions are designed to be the premier fabric platforms for evolving enterprise data centers. Each machineCisco ●●   Designed to address the needs of medium-sized businesses and large enterprises with a wide range of Storage combines breakthrough performance, scalability and energy efficiency with long-term investment protection.MDS 9222i for SAN capabilities, the modular 18/4 (4 Gbps Fibre Channel/GbE) port multiservice SAN router enables high SAN768B Supporting open systems and System z environments, the machines address data growth and server virtualizationIBM System performance, cost-effective SAN extension over IP for continuity solutions. (2499-384) challenges; enable server, SAN and data center consolidation; minimize disruption and risk; and reduce infrastructureStorage ●●   The solution includes eighteen 4 Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 4 GbE IP ports, the SAN Extension over IP Package for and SAN384B and administrative costs.(2054-E01) integrated IP ports and one modular expansion slot. ●●   A 4/44 8 Gbps Fibre Channel switching module allows support for up to 66 Fibre Channel ports. A 4-port 10 Gbps (2499-192) ●●   Built for large enterprise networks, the SAN768B has eight vertical blade slots to provide up to 512 8 Gbps Fibre Fibre Channel module is also available for high-performance, inter-switch link (ISL) connections over metro optical Channel ports. The SAN384B is ideal for midsize core or edge deployments, providing four horizontal blade slots and networks. up to 256 8 Gbps Fibre Channel ports. The flexible blade architecture also supports FCoE, fabric-based encryption for data-at-rest and SAN extension advanced functionality for high-performance server I/O consolidation, dataBrocade VDX ●●   The Brocade VDX 6730 connects to Fibre Channel SANs in addition to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Internet protection and disaster recovery solutions.6730 Converged Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), and network-attached storage (NAS) storage, providing unified EthernetSwitch for IBM storage connectivity options. It is available in two models—the 2U Brocade VDX 6730-76 with sixty 10 GbE local area IBM System ●●   Designed to increase business agility while providing nonstop access to information and reducing infrastructure and network (LAN) ports and sixteen 8 Gbps native Fibre Channel ports, and the 1U Brocade VDX 6730-32 with twenty- Storage administrative costs, the SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 fabric backbones with 16 Gbps Fibre Channel capabilities four 10 GbE LAN ports and eight 8 Gbps native Fibre Channel ports. IBM models ship with 8 Gbps Fibre Channel SWL SAN768B-2 support the growing demands of highly virtualized environments and private cloud architectures, extending the life of transceivers standard allowing for connections up to 150 m. Both VDX models come with dual power supplies and (2499-816) and this robust, reliable and high-performance technology. back-to-front airflow. SAN384B-2 ●●   Built for large enterprise networks, the 14U SAN768B-2 has eight vertical blade slots to provide up to 384 16 Gbps (2499-416) universal (E, F, D, M, and EX) Fibre Channel ports using 48-port Fibre Channel blades or up to 512 8 Gbps universal (E, F, M, and EX) Fibre Channel ports using 64-port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel blades.Entry SAN switches for easy-to-use SMB solutions ●●   Built for midsize networks, the 8U SAN384B-2 has four horizontal blade slots to provide up to 192 16 Gbps universal (E, F, D, M, and EX) Fibre Channel ports using 48-port Fibre Channel blades or up to 256 8 Gbps universal (E, F, M,IBM System ●●   The IBM System Networking SAN24B-5 switch is designed to provide outstanding price and performance value, and EX) Fibre Channel ports using 64-port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel blades.Networking combining flexibility, simplicity, 16 Gbps Fibre Channel technology and enterprise-class functionality in an entry-level ●●   The solution supports 2, 4, 8, and 16 Gbps Fibre Channel, 10 Gbps ISL connections, 64 (4x16) Gbps Inter-ChassisSAN24B-5 switch. The SAN24B-5 is configurable in 12 or 24 ports and supports 2, 4, 8 or 16 Gbps speeds in an efficiently designed 1U form factor. Base unit includes one (249824G/2498-X24) or two (2498-F24) integrated power supplies Link (ICL) connections and 1/10 Gbps FCIP, as well as advanced fabric services and management tools. and fans. A second power supply provides additional redundancy for increased resiliency. ●●   New optical ICLs can connect up to ten SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 backbones up to 50 meters apart enabling flat- ter, faster and simpler fabrics that increase consolidation while reducing network complexity and costs. ICLs enableIBM System ●●   This solution provides high-performance, scalable and simple-to-use fabric switching with 8, 16 or 24 ports operating scalable core-edge and active-active mesh chassis topologies. These high-density chassis topologies reduce inter-Storage SAN24B-4 at 8, 4, 2 or 1 Gbps—depending on which optical transceiver is used—for servers running Microsoft Windows, switch cabling and free up ports for server and storage, thus maximizing overall port density in a lower amount ofExpress IBM AIX®, UNIX and Linux operating systems, server clustering, infrastructure simplification and business continuity rack space.(2498-B24, solutions. The SAN24B-4 Express includes the EZSwitchSetup wizard, which is an embedded setup tool designed to249824E) guide novice users through switch setup, often in less than five minutes. Cisco ●●   The Cisco MDS 9506, Cisco MDS 9509 and Cisco MDS 9513 are director-class SAN switches designed for deploy-Cisco MDS ●●   Cisco MDS 9124 Express provides high-performance, scalable and simple-to-use fabric switching with 8, 16 or MDS 9500 ment in scalable enterprise and service provider clouds to enable flexibility, resiliency and reliability.9124 Express for 24 ports operating at 1, 2 and 4 Gbps for servers running Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, Novell NetWare and Series Multi- ●●   The solutions offer scalability to 192, 336 and 528 maximum Fibre Channel port count at 1, 2, 4, 8 and 10 Gbps FibreIBM System IBM OS/400®, server clustering, infrastructure simplification and business continuity solutions. The switch includes a layer Directors Channel speed.Storage replaceable power supply, Virtual SAN (VSAN), Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DNCM) and a redundant power for IBM System ●●   A multilayer architecture transparently integrates Fibre Channel, FCoE, FICON, iSCSI, and FCIP in one system.(2053-424, supply feature designed to simplify setup and ongoing maintenance for Cisco MDS 9000 users. Storage ●●   With the Fabric3 Switching module, the MDS 9513 increases the active backplane bandwidth to 256 Gbps per slot.241724C) (2054-E04, ●●   32- and 48-port 8 Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel switching modules are designed to allow a port to be configured 2054-E07, as either 1, 2, 4, 8 or 10 Gbps, which consolidates all ports into the same Fibre Channel switching module. These 2054-E11) modules can provide 256 Gbps when used in an MDS 9513 containing the Fabric3 switching capabilities. High-performance ISLs provide additional availability at the fabric level. A PortChannel capability allows users toMidrange SAN switches for scalable SMB and enterprise solutions ●●   aggregate up to 16 physical links into one logical bundle.IBM System ●●   Designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale, private cloud storage environments, the solution can deliver 16 Gbps ●●   Cisco DCNM provides an easy-to-use application that simplifies management across multiple switches andStorage Fibre Channel technology and capabilities that support highly virtualized environments. To enable greater flexibility converged fabrics, aiming to offer a holistic management of the data center infrastructure.SAN48B-5 and investment protection, the SAN48B-5 is configurable in 24, 36, or 48 ports, and it supports 2, 4, 8, 10, or 16 Gbps(2498-F48) speeds in an efficiently designed 1U package. ●●   The solution offers higher port density and scalability for midrange enterprise SAN switches with redundant, hot-pluggable components and nondisruptive software upgrades.IBM System ●●   The SAN32B-E4 is a high-performance, stand-alone device designed for protecting data-at-rest in mission-critical IBM System Networking Ethernet SwitchesStorage environments.SAN32B-E4 ●●   Delivering fabric-based encryption services to protect data assets either selectively or on a comprehensive basis, the(2498-E32) solution can scale nondisruptively to provide from 48 to 96 Gbps of encryption processing power to meet the needs of the most demanding environments with flexible, on-demand performance. IBM System Networking RackSwitch™ for top-of-rack deployments ●●   Tightly integrated with one of the industry-leading, enterprise-class key management systems, IBM Tivoli Key IBM System Networking RackSwitch is specifically designed for file-based or block-based switching in IP storage and converged Lifecycle Manager can scale to support key lifecycle services across distributed environments. data center environments. RackSwitch provides virtualization-ready switching with high bandwidth, low latency, optimized airflowIBM System ●●   This solution provides high-performance, scalable and simple-to-use fabric switching with 24, 32 or 40 ports and low power consumption at an attractive price.Storage operating at 8, 4, 2 or 1 Gbps—depending on which optical transceiver is used—for servers running MicrosoftSAN40B-4 Windows, AIX, UNIX, Linux, OS/400 and IBM z/OS® operating systems. Many advanced functions are available to Support for Data Center Bridging (DCB) and FCoE on some models enables lossless performance across client, server and(2498-B40, facilitate operation in medium and large networks. storage networks, including iSCSI and NAS 10 GbE models that provide the performance equivalent of 8 Gb Fibre Channel with249840E) scalability up to 40 GbE.IBM System ●●   The SAN80B-4 provides high-performance, scalable and simple-to-use fabric switching with 48, 64 or 80 ports As networks consolidate on to fewer devices, IBM RackSwitch can make it possible for servers and storage to share the sameStorage operating at 8, 4, 2 or 1 Gbps—depending on which optical transceiver is used—for servers running MicrosoftSAN80B-4 Windows, AIX, UNIX, Linux, OS/400 and z/OS operating systems. Many advanced functions are available to facilitate network. Virtual LANs can segregate storage, data and other traffic. DCB features can prioritize and optimize storage traffic.(2498-B80) operation in medium and large networks. Virtual link aggregation helps enable sub-second failover for high availability and rapid and predictable failover. 3
  4. 4. System Networking Ethernet Switches/Tape Storage SystemsIBM System Networking RackSwitch™ for top-of-rack deployments Entry-level Tape ProductsIBM RackSwitch ●●   48 × 1 GbE RJ45 ports and four standard 10 GbE SFP+ ports are in a 1U form factor.G8052 (1455-48E) ●●   The RackSwitch G8052 provides up to 176 Gbps throughput with latency as low as 1.8 microseconds. ●●   The solution offers typical power consumption of up to 130 W.IBM RackSwitch ●●   24 SFP+ ports operate at 10 Gb or 1 GbE speeds in a 1U form factor.G8124E (1455-24E) ●●   Low latency of 570 nanoseconds and 480 Gbps throughput makes it optimal for high-performance computing (HPC) and other applications that require high bandwidth and low latency. ●●   The RackSwitch G8124E is equipped with enhanced processing and memory that help improve Entry-level Tape Drives performance. TS2240 TS2250 TS2260IBM RackSwitch ●●   64 × 1/10 Gb SFP+ and future-proofed ports with four 40 Gb QSFP+ ports are in a 1U form factor. Name 3580 3580 3580G8264 (1455-64C) ●●   1280 Gbps throughput and latency of 880 nanoseconds makes the RackSwitch G8264 ideal for applications Machine type 3580 3580 3580 requiring high bandwidth and low latency. Model, HVEC# H4V, 3580S4V H5S, 3580S5E H6S, 3580S6E ●●   The solution offers typical power consumption of up to 275 W. Product strengths Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/SIBM RackSwitch ●●   48 10GBase-T connections plus four 40 Gb QSFP+ connections in a 1U form factor 48 Encryption capable LTO4 Encryption & media partition Encryption & media partitionG8264T (rear to front: ●●   Flexible and low-cost connectivity option for 10 Gb environments supporting distances up to 100m using High capacity capable capable7309CR9*, front to CAT6/6A cables Half-high form factor LTFS support LTFS supportrear: 7309CF9*) ●●   Ideal for connecting to the IBM System Storage DS3500 with 10Gbase-T connections LTO5 LTO6 High capacity High capacityIBM RackSwitch ●●   16 × 40 Gb QSFP+ ports and up to 64 × 10 Gb SFP+ ports form a high-density, 10 Gb cluster in a 1U form Half-high form factor Half-high form factorG8316 (rear to front: factor.8036ARX*, front to ●●   With a latency of 800 nanoseconds, the RackSwitch G8316 is optimized for HPC and other applications Number of drives 1 1 1rear: 8036AFX*) requiring high bandwidth and low latency. Max number of cartridges 1 1 1 ●●   A powerful control plane provides a cost-efficient way to aggregate multiple racks of servers. WORM encryption yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes ●●   An ideal aggregation layer switch is used with the 10/40 GbE RackSwitch G8264/G8264T at the Native capacity Gen 4: 800 GB Gen 5: 1.5 TB Gen 6: 2.5 TB access layer. Typical capacity2 Gen 4: 1.6 TB Gen 5: 3.0 TB Gen 6: 6.25 TB* MTM specific to HVEC ordering system Native (uncompressed) Gen 4: 120 MBps Gen 5: 140 MBps Gen 6: 160 MBps performance Interface 6 Gbps SAS 6 Gbps SAS 6 Gbps SASIBM System Networking Ethernet switch modules for IBM BladeCenter® Supported tape libraries N/A N/A N/A Platform support4 System p®, System x and others System p, System x and others System p, System x and othersIBM BladeCenter includes industry-leading Ethernet switch modules that offer a simple way to manage high-performance supporting 6 Gbps attach supporting 6 Gbps attach supporting 6 Gbps attachEthernet networking capabilities for BladeCenter systems. Compatible with BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager software, these Application support5 A (others in plan) A, B, C, E, F, G, H A, B, C, E, F, G, Hswitch modules support 1 Gb and 10 Gb Ethernet bandwidth, and also provide high-performance Ethernet capabilities designedto help your business run better. The solution can provide flexible and simple management via web browser or industry-standard Media Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, page 8command line interface (CLI). It can interoperate seamlessly with other vendors’ upstream switches. Warranty period 3 years 3 years 3 years Warranty type CRU CRU CRUIBM BladeCenter ●●   Ten 10 Gb uplinks have up to 200 Gbps of bidirectional uplink bandwidth.Virtual Fabric ●●   With extremely low oversubscription—capable of supporting even the most performance-intensive10 Gb Switch Module environments—the module can use up to four switches and the quad port 10 Gb adapter and get(46C7191*) up to 1.92 Tbps of data per BladeCenter H chassis. ●●   Supports DCB/Converged Enhanced Ethernet (ideal for NAS, iSCSI or FCoE) and stacking for client-server-storage convergence. ●●   With lower power consumption, the solution uses only 75 W per switch.IBM BladeCenter ●●   With six external 1 Gb and three external 10 Gb ports, this solution is an ideal choice for customers who1/10 Gb Uplink require 1 Gb today and 10 Gb capability for future growth.Ethernet Switch ●●   The VMready feature makes the BNT 1/10 Gigabit Uplink Ethernet Switch Module virtualization aware.Module (44W4404*) ●●   The solution can reduce power consumption to as low as 40 W.IBM BladeCenter ●●   Four external 10/100/1000 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet ports have RJ-45 connectors.Layer 2-7 Gigabit ●●   The Layer 2-7 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module integrates Layer 2/3 Ethernet connectivity withEthernet Switch Layer 4-7 application and server load balancing in a single switch module.Module (32R1859*) ●●   The Layer 2-7 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module can reduce power consumption to as low as 40 W.IBM BladeCenter ●●   The solution contains six external 1 Gb copper ports or 6 external 1 Gb fiber ports.Layer 2/3 Copper and ●●   The Layer 2/3 Copper and Fiber Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module delivers complete Layer 2 and 3 functional-Fiber Gb Ethernet ity with routing, filtering and traffic queuing to better serve the processing demands of bandwidth-intensiveSwitch Modules applications.(Copper: 32R1860*,Fiber: 32R1861*)* MTM specific to HVEC ordering system F/W = Fast/Wide, Diff = Differential, N/A = Not Applicable, FC = Fibre Channel, X = Extended length cartridge, IOE = IBM Onsite Exchange, CRU = Customer Replaceable Unit NOTES 1: Max number of cartridges decreases as tape drives are added. 2: Typical compression for open system environments is 2:1 (user results may vary) 4: Also includes selected IBM xSeries®, IBM Netfinity®, IBM System i, IBM AS/400® and IBM System p servers. System z support for Linux only 5: Refer to http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/resources.html#compatibility for current application support 6: In most countries 7: The following vendors provide application support to the platforms defined above: A = IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, B = Symantec Veritas NetBackup, C = Symantec Veritas Backup Exec, D = EMC Legato NetWorker, E = CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, F = HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, G = CommVault Galaxy, H = BakBone NetVault, I = LSC, J = IBM BRMS, K = IBM OnDemand, L = Help/Systems Robot/Save, M = LXI Media Management, N = Dantz. 4
  5. 5. Tape Storage Systems (continued) Entry-level/Midrange Products Entry-level Tape Drives Entry-level Tape Libraries Tape Drives for the TS3500 TS2340 TS2350 TS2360 TS2900 TS3100 TS3200 TS1040 TS1050 TS1060Name 3580 3580 3580 3572 featuring Ultrium 3573 L2U 3573 L4U 3588 3588 3588 Half-high drivesMachine type 3580 3580 3580 3572 3573 3573 3588 3588Model, HVEC# L43, 3580L4X S53, 3580S5X S63, 3580S6X S3H, S4H, S5H, S6H, L2U 35732UL L4U 35734UL F4A F5A F6A 3572S3R, 3572S4R, 3572S5R, 3572S6RProduct strengths Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Multi O/S Encryption capable LTO4 Encryption & media Encryption & media Half-high form factor High performance High performance High performance High performance High performance High performance partition capable partition capable Lower entry price High capacity High capacity High capacity High capacity High capacity High capacity LTFS support LTFS support High capacity Supports Full High and Half Supports Full High and Half Data protection Data protection Data protection LTO5 LTO6 Uses LTO6, LTO5, High Tape Drives High Tape Drives Media partitioning Media partitioning High capacity High capacity LTO4 and LTO3 Supports LTO6, LTO5, Uses LTO6, LTO5, Full-high form factor Full-high form factor LTFS support LTO4 and LTO3 LTO4 and LTO3 drives LTFS support LTFS supportNumber of drives 1 1 1 1 LTO half-high 1 FH 1-2 FH 1 1 1 1-2 HH 1-4 HHMax number of cartridges 1 1 1 9 24 48 N/A N/A N/AWORM encryption yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yesNative capacity Gen 4: 800 GB Gen 5: 1.5 TB Gen 6: 2.5 TB Gen 6: 22.5 TB Gen 6: 60 TB Gen 6: 120 TB 800 GB 1.5 TB 2.5 TB Gen 5: 13.5 TB Gen 5: 36 TB Gen 5: 72 TB Gen 4: 7.2 TB Gen 4: 19.2 TB Gen 4: 38.4 TB Gen 3: 3.6 TB Gen 3: 9.6 TB Gen 3: 19.2 TBTypical capacity2 Gen 4: 1.6 TB Gen 5: 3.0 TB Gen 6: 6.25 TB Up to 56.25 TB with Up to 150 TB with Gen 6 drives Up to 300 TB with Gen 6 drives 1.6 TB 3 TB 6.25 TB Gen 6 drivesNative (uncompressed) Gen 4: 120 MBps Gen 5: 140 MBps Gen 6: 160 MBps Up to 160 MBps with Up to 320 MBps with Up to 640 MBps with 120 MBps 140 MBps 160 MBpsperformance 1 Gen 6 drive 2 Gen 6 HH drives 4 Gen 6 HH drivesInterface LVD SCSI 6 Gbps SAS 6 Gbps SAS 6 Gbps SAS 8 Gbps FC and 6 Gbps SAS 8 Gbps FC and 6 Gbps SAS 4 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FC 3 Gbps SAS 4 Gbps FC, 3 Gbps SAS and 4 Gbps FC, 3 Gbps SAS and LVD SCSI (LTO4 FH only) LVD SCSI (LTO4 FH only)Supported tape libraries N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A TS3500 TS3500 TS3500Platform support4 System p, System i®, System p, System x System p, System x System p, System x and System p, System i, System x, System p, System i, System x, System p, System i, System p, System i, System p, System i, System x, Microsoft and others supporting and others supporting other supporting 6 and Microsoft Windows; HP-UX; Microsoft Windows; HP-UX; System x, Microsoft System x, Microsoft System x, Microsoft Windows, HP-UX, 6 Gbps attach 6 Gbps attach 3 Gbps attach Sun Solaris; Linux Sun Solaris; Linux Windows; HP-UX; Windows; HP-UX; Windows; HP-UX; Sun Solaris, Linux Sun Solaris; Linux Sun Solaris; Linux Sun Solaris; LinuxApplication support5 A (others in plan) A, B, C, E, F, G, H A, B, C, E, F, G, H A (others in plan) A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L, M, N7 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L, N7 A (others in plan) A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L7Media Refer to Tape Media, Refer to Tape Media, Refer to Tape Media, Refer to Tape Media, Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, Refer to Tape Media, Refer to Tape Media, page 8 page 8 page 8 page 8 page 8 page 8 page 8Warranty period 3 years6 3 years 3 years 1 year6 3 years6 3 years6 1 year 1 year 1 yearWarranty type CRU CRU CRU CRU CRU CRU Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7)F/W = Fast/Wide, Diff = Differential, N/A = Not Applicable, FC = Fibre Channel, X = Extended length cartridge, IOE = IBM Onsite Exchange, CRU = Customer Replaceable UnitNOTES 1: Max number of cartridges decreases as tape drives are added. 2: Typical compression for open system environments is 2:1 (user results may vary) 4: Also includes selected IBM xSeries®, IBM Netfinity®, IBM System i, IBM AS/400® and IBM System p servers. System z support forLinux only 5: Refer to http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/resources.html#compatibility for current application support 6: In most countries 7: The following vendors provide application support to the platforms defined above: A = IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, B = Symantec VeritasNetBackup, C = Symantec Veritas Backup Exec, D = EMC Legato NetWorker, E = CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, F = HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, G = CommVault Galaxy, H = BakBone NetVault, I = LSC, J = IBM BRMS, K = IBM OnDemand, L = Help/Systems Robot/Save,M = LXI Media Management, N = Dantz. 5
  6. 6. Tape Storage Systems (continued) Midrange/Enterprise Tape Products Midrange Tape Libraries Enterprise Tape Drives Enterprise Tape Enterprise Tape (for System z, TS7740 and open systems) Controller for System z Libraries TS3310 TS3500Name 3576 3584 3592 3592 3592 3592 3584 Product TS1140 TS1130 TS1120 Tape Controller for System z TS3500Machine type 3576 3584Model, HVEC# L5B E9U L53 Machine type 3592 3592 3592 3592 3584 D53 model E07 E06 E05 C07 L23 S54 EU6 D23 S24Product strengths Multi O/S Multi O/S SC1 High performance High performance High capacity High capacity Product strengths Multiplatform support Multiplatform support Multiplatform support System z attachment of TS1140, Multiplatform support Modular design High density (HD) High performance High performance High performance TS1130 and TS1120 drives Advanced management Slot Technology High capacity High capacity High capacity High performance Scalable LTFS support Data protection Data protection Data protection HD slot technology TSLM support Number of drives 1 1 1 1-16 1-192 in a library string Supports LTO6, Up to 2700 in a library complex LTO5 and LTO4 drives WORM encryption yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yes yes/yesNumber of drives 1-18 1-192 Number of drives N/A N/A N/A N/A 15,000 per library2 Up to 2700 in a complex 225,000 in a library complexMax number of 409 20,000, 300,000 in a Native capacity 4 TB ( JC/JY media), 60/100/128 GB 60/100 GB (JJ/JR media) N/A Up to 60 PB per librarycartridges complex 1.6 TB ( JB/JX media), (JJ/JR media) 300/500 GB 900 PB in a complexWORM encryption yes/yes yes/yes 500 GB (JK media) 300/500/640 GB (JA/JW media)Native capacity Gen 6: 1022.5 TB 50 PB per library. (JA/JW media) 700 GB (JB/JX media) Gen 5: 613.5 TB Up to 750 PB in a complex 700 GB/1 TB (JB/JX media) Gen 4: 327.2 TB Typical capacity1 12 TB 384 GB with JJ/JR 180/300 GB with JJ/JR N/A Up to 180 PB. Gen 3: 163.6 TB 1920 GB with JA/JW 900/1500 GB with JA/JW Up to 2.7 EB in a complexTypical capacity2 Gen 6: 2.56 PB 125 PB per library. 3 TB with JB/JX 2.1 TB with JB/JX Gen 5: up to 1.22 PB Up to 1.875 EB in a complex Native Up to 250 MBps Up to 160 MBps Up to 104 MBps Varies8 Up to 48 GBpsNative Gen 6: up to 2.88 GBps 26.9 GBps (uncompressed)(uncompressed) Gen 5: up to 2.52 GBps performanceperformance Interface 8 Gbps FC 4 Gbps FC 4 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FCInterface 4 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FC Supported tape TS3500 TS3400, TS3500, 3494*** TS3400, TS3500, 3494*** TS3500 N/A 8 Gbps FC (LTO6 and 5 only) libraries 3 Gbps SAS (LTO4 only) Platform support5 System p, System i, System p, System i, System p, System i, System p, System i, System x, System p, System i, LVD SCSI (LTO3 only) System x, System z, System x, System z; System x, System z; System z; Microsoft Windows; System x, System z;Supported tape N/A N/A Microsoft Windows; Microsoft Windows; Microsoft Windows; HP-UX; Sun Solaris; Linux Microsoft Windows;libraries HP-UX; Sun Solaris; HP-UX; Sun Solaris; HP-UX; Sun Solaris; HP-UX; Sun Solaris;Platform support4 System p, System i, System x, System p, System i, Linux Linux Linux Linux Microsoft Windows; HP-UX; System x, Microsoft Application A, B, D, E, G, H A, B, D, E, G, H A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L7 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L7 See drive Sun Solaris; Linux Windows; support6 HP-UX; Sun Solaris; Linux Media Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, page 8 N/A Refer to Tape Media, page 8Application support5 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L7 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L7 Warranty period 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 yearMedia Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Refer to Tape Media, page 8 Warranty type Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7)Warranty period 1 year 1 yearWarranty type Next Business Day (9×5) Onsite Repair (24×7) F/W = Fast/Wide, Diff = Differential, N/A = Not Applicable, FC = Fibre Channel, X = Extended length cartridge, IOE = IBM Onsite Exchange, CRU = Customer Replaceable Unit NOTES 1: Typical compression for mainframe environments is 3:1; 2:1 for open systems (user results may vary) 2: Max number of 3592 cartridges decreases as tape drives are added 3: IBM AIX 4.1.5 or later. 4: Load and search only 5: Server platforms with SAN-ready attachability, model- and feature-dependent. 6: The latest ISV support can be found in the connectivity section at http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/library.html#compatibility. 7: The following vendors provide application support to the platforms defined above: 8: Performance varies by environment 10: Applies to Linux on System z using Fibre Channel protocols (FCP) 11: Requires RPQ 12: EE = Enterprise Edition LE = Limited Edition A = IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, B = Symantec Veritas NetBackup, C = Symantec Veritas Backup Exec, D = EMC Legato NetWorker, E = CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, F = HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, G = CommVault Galaxy, H = BakBone NetVault, I = LSC, J = IBM BRMS, K = IBM OnDemand, L = Help/Systems Robot/Save, M = LXI Media Management. 6
  7. 7. Tape Storage Systems (continued) Enterprise Tape Products/Other Backup Tape Products External Device Enclosure 7226 7226 Product Device Enclosure Machine type 7226 model 1U3 Midrange Open Systems Tape Virtualization Enterprise Tape Virtualization for System z Product strengths Rack-mountable multimedia enclosure utilizes only 1U (1.75 in.) of space (IBM ProtecTIER® Appliances) and IBM ProtecTIER Gateway) IBM Virtualization Engine System attach options: Product TS7620 TS7650A TS7650G TS7720 TS7740 ●●   Single drive on each Host Bus Adapter ●●   Quad cable allows attach of up to four SAS drives to a Machine type 3959 SM2 3958 AP1 3598DD4 3957 3957 single Host Bus Adapter model VEB (requires additional machine V07 (requires additional machine Number of drives 1-4 types and models) types and models) Maximum of 2 tape drives Product strengths Eliminates redundant data Eliminates redundant data Eliminates redundant data Increases performance Increases performance Maximum of 4 DVD-RAM drives by up to a factor of 25:1 by up to a factor of 25:1 by up to a factor of 25:1 Scalable Scalable Max number of 2 Large cache for fast recall Helps reduce cost cartridges Number of drives Up to 64 Up to 256, up to 512 Up to 256*, up to 512* Up to 256* Up to 256* Cartridge capacity DVD-RAM: 2.6 GB - 9.4 GB/Up to 28 GB (FC) clustered clustered Up to 1536 (6 site GRID***) Up to 1536 (6 site GRID***) native/compressed RDX: 320/500 GB or 1.0 TB/640 GB or 1.0/2.0 TB WORM encryption no/no no/no no/no yes/yes yes/yes DAT160 80/160 GB (FC) HH LTO5 1.5 TB/3.0 TB (FC) Number of drives 8192 Up to 128,000 Up to 512,000* Up to 4,000,000* Up to 4,000,000* Max drive data rate1 DAT160 6.9/13.8 Mbps Native capacity Up to 11 TB Up to 36 TB Up to 1 PB Up to 624 TB Up to 28 TB native/compressed HH LTO5 140/280 MBps Up to 3.7 PB (6 site GRID***) Up to 1728 TB (6 site GRID***) Interface HH LTO5 available with SAS or FC RDX available with USB Typical capacity1 Up to 275 TB (nominal Up to 900 TB (nominal Up to 25 PB (nominal Up to 1.872 PB Up to 84 TB DAT160 and DVD-RAM, available with SAS or USB capacity based on a capacity based on a capacity based on a deduplication ratio of 25:1) deduplication ratio of 25:1) deduplication ratio of 25:1) Platform support3 IBM POWER Systems Media Refer to Tape Media Native Up to 100 MBps Up to 500 MBps Up to 1600 MBps, up to Up to 900 MBps Up to 900 MBps Warranty period 1 year (uncompressed) 2500 MBps clustered Warranty type Onsite Repair (24×7) performance Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) Interface 8 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FC 8 GBps FC 8 Gbps FC 8 Gbps FC For most current information, visit: ibm.com/servers/storage/tape/compatibility/index.html Supported tape N/A N/A N/A TS3500, when in a grid with TS3500, 3494** libraries TS7740 Platform support5 System p, System I, System p, System I, System p, System i, System z System z System x, Microsoft System x, Microsoft System x, Microsoft Windows, HP-UX, Windows, HP-UX, Windows, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Linux Sun Solaris, Linux Sun Solaris, Linux Application A, B, C, E, F, G, H A, B, C, E, F, G, H A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H A A support6 Media N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Warranty period 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year Warranty type Onsite repair (24×7) Onsite repair (24×7) Onsite repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7) Onsite Repair (24×7)* Virtual resource specification** Product withdrawn from marketing*** Total capacity for six similar models, mix of models is supported N/A = Not Applicable, FC = Fibre Channel, X = Extended length cartridge, IOE = IBM Onsite Exchange, CRU = Customer Replaceable Unit, SCSI = Small Commercial Systems Interface, SAS = Serial Attach SCSI NOTES 1: Compressed data rates are estimates and are data-, application- and processor-dependent. User results may vary. 3: Server platforms with SAN-ready attachability, model- and feature-dependent. 6: The following vendors provide application support to the platforms defined above: A = IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, B = Symantec Veritas NetBackup, C = Symantec Veritas Backup Exec, D = EMC Legato NetWorker, E = CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, F = HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, G = CommVaultGalaxy, H = BakBone NetVault, I = LSC, J = IBM BRMS, K = IBM OnDemand, L = Help/Systems Robot/Save, M = LXI Media anagement, N = Dantz. 7
  8. 8. Media Guide Capacity Application or Length Capacity compressed Part format Highlights Technology (meters/feet) native (typical) Part number Related products number Enterprise use ●●   Custom labeling and initialization services are available 3592 Tape Cartridge 880/2887 4 TB 12 TB 46X7452 18P7535 ●●   Servo tracks help improve data integrity 880/2887 4 TB 12 TB 46X7454* ●●   Cartridge intermix within libraries supports smooth migration, legacy systems 146/479 500 GB 1.5 TB 46X7453 ●●   Write Once Read Many (WORM) functionality 825/2706 700 GB/1 TB/1.6 TB 2.1/3.0/4.8 TB 23R9830 3592 Cleaning Cartridge ●●   Machine type/model: 3599 825/2706 700 GB/1 TB/1.6 TB 2.1/3.0/4.8 TB 23R9831* 610/2001 300/500/640 GB 900 GB, 1.5 TB/1.9 TB 18P7534 610/2001 300/500/640 GB 900 GB, 1.5 TB/1.9 TB 18P7538* 246/810 60/100/128 GB 180/300/384 GB 24R0316 246/810 60/100/128 GB 180/300/384 GB 24R0317* 3590 Tape Cartridge 320/1050 10/20/30 GB 30/60/90 GB 05H4434 3590 Cleaning Cartridge 05H4435 05H3302-J-less 3590E Tape Cartridge 634/2070 20/40/60 GB 60/120/180 GB 05H3188 08L6091-K-less Midpoint ●●   Unique midpoint load mechanism enables the system to locate data fast IBM Magstar® MP Fast Access 167/54 5 GB 15 GB 05H2462—B Cleaning Cartridge 05H2463 load 0.31-inch ●●   Durable cartridge case helps protect the tape Linear Tape Cartridge 08L6187—C MP tape ●●   Self-contained tape path helps improve reliability and extend tape life ●●   Almost instantaneous head/tape contact at load time speeds processing Open systems ●●   Media uses industry-leading, interchangeable LTO format Ultrium 5 846/2775 1.5 TB 3.0 TB 46X1290 Ultrium Cleaning Cartridge (all) 35L2086 LTO standard ●●   Cartridge is highest-capacity open standard tape cartridge available Ultrium 5 846/2775 1.5 TB 3.0 TB 46X1292* Leader Pin Attachment Kit 08L9129 ●●   Custom labeling is available Ultrium 4 820/2690 800 GB 1600 GB 95P4436 5-pack LTO Ultrium 5 tapes 23R7008 ●●   IBM-exclusive Statistical Analysis and Reporting System (SARS) statistics are stored Ultrium 4 820/2690 800 GB 1600 GB 95P4450* 5-pack LTO Ultrium 4 tapes 95P4278 in cartridge memory Ultrium 3 680/2231 400 GB 800 GB 24R1922 5-pack LTO Ultrium 3 tapes 95P2020 ●●   High durability helps support automation environments Ultrium 3 680/2231 400 GB 800 GB 96P1203* ●●   Machine type/model: 3589 Ultrium 2 609/1998 200 GB 400 GB 08L9870 Ultrium 1 609/1998 100 GB 200 GB 08L9120 Removable ●●   Reliable, durable and secure IBM RDX Cartridges N/A 1 TB 1.0 TB 46C2335 hard drive ●●   Affordable, high-capacity cartridges 500 GB 640 GB 46C5379 ●●   Easy deployment, simple management 320 GB 46C5377 DAT ●●   Precision-matched tape reels and reel heights help support reliable operation DAT160 190/623 80 GB 160 GB 23R5635 DAT160 Cleaning Cartridge only 23R5638 ●●   Proprietary hub lock helps reduce positioning errors to improve data integrity DAT72 170/557 36 GB 72 GB 18P7912 Cleaning Cartridge - 4 mm 21F8763 ●●   Improved media coating helps reduce head friction and provide cleaner operation DDS-4 150/492 20 GB 40 GB 59H4456 DDS-3 125/410 12 GB 24 GB 59H3465 SLR (QIC) ●●   Sophisticated mirror optics support BOT and EOT recognition 5.25-inch MLR3/QIC-5120-DC 462/1515 25 GB 50 GB 59H4128 cartridges ●●   Advanced media-binder process provides ultra-clean operation 5.25-inch SLR60 274/900 30 GB 60 GB 19P4209 ●●   Stringent wheel-pin perpendicularity specification enables smoother operation and 5.25-inch SLR 47/156 5 GB 10 GB 35L0661 fewer re-reads ●●   Proprietary belt design provides steady tension 5.25-inch SLR100 457/1500 50 GB 100 GB 35L0968 ●●   Special stippled base-plate design helps provide rigidity and a stable tape path ●●   Cartridge cover shields against static discharge and airborne debris ●●   Durastat on drive rollers dissipates staticFor more information, please visit: ibm.com/storage/media or call 1-888-IBM-MEDIA* WORM version 8

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