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LTO Tape Drive Repair Service
LTO Tape DriveLinear Tape-Open (or LTO) is a magnetic tape data storage technology originally developed in the late 1990s as an open standards alternative to the proprietary magnetic tape formats that were available at the time. Seagate, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM initiated the LTO Consortium, which directs development and manages licensing and certification of media and mechanism manufacturers. The standard form-factor of LTO technology goes by the name Ultrium, the original version of which was released in 2000 and could hold 100 GB of data in a single cartridge. The most recent version was released in 2010 and can hold 1.5 TB in the same size cartridge. Since 2002, LTO has been the best selling "super tape" format and is widely used with small and large computer systems, especially for backup.

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Product infomation
LTO Ultrium tape drives, libraries, and autoloaders
Ideal for backup, save/restore and archival data storage needs of a wide range of small systems. Linear Tape-Open (LTO) delivers exceptional performance and availability at an economical price point.
IBM System Storage TS2230 Tape Drive Express Model
The IBM System Storage™ TS2240 Tape Drive Express Model is an external drive incorporating the 4th and newest generation of IBM LTO™ technology in a half-high form factor. This is an external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, similar to previous models of the TS2230 and is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium™ tape products. The TS2240 supports encryption of data with a 3 Gbps SAS connection. In addition, the TS2240 can read and write LTO Ultrium 3 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridges. The TS2240 Tape Drive provides an excellent migration path from digital linear tape (DLT or SDLT), 1/4-in., 4 mm, or 8 mm tape drives.
Cartridge capacity : 800 GB native physical capacity
Max. drive data rate :60 MBps
Interface : LVD SCSI
IBM System Storage TS2240 Tape Drive Express Model
The IBM System Storage™ TS2230 Tape Drive Express Model (TS2230), P/N 3580L3E is an excellent tape storage solution for entry-level businesses requiring backup or low-cost, real-time archival of their data within a small window of time—high-capacity and performance can meet the most demanding requirements. The new TS2230 has a storage capacity of up to 800 GB (with 2:1 compression) in conjunction with the new IBM TotalStorage® LTO® Ultrium™ 400 GB data cartridge, which is double the capacity of the Ultrium 2™ technology. Along with its high capacity, the performance of the TS2230 Tape Drive has more than doubled over the previous half-high LTO generations for a native data transfer rate of up to 60 MBps. The TS2230 Tape Drive provides an excellent alternative to slower and smaller capacity 1/4- inch, 4 mm and 8 mm DLT/SDLT tape drives.
Cartridge capacity : 400 GB Native; 800 GB with 2:1 compression
Max. drive data rate :Up to 120 MB/sec native
Interface : 3 Gbps SAS
IBM System Storage TS2340 Tape Drive Express Model
The IBM System Storage™ TS2340 Tape Drive Express Model is an external drive incorporating the 4 th and newest generation of IBM LTO™ technology. This is an external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, similar to previous models of the IBM 3580 and is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium™ tape products. The TS2340 supports encryption of data and offers a 3 Gbps SAS connection. In addition, the TS2340 can read and write LTO Ultrium 3 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridges.
Cartridge capacity : 800 GB native physical capacity
Max. drive data rate : Up to 120 MB/sec native
Interface : LVD SCSI, 3 Gbps SAS
IBM System Storage TS2350 Tape Drive Express
The IBM System Storage™ TS2350 Tape Drive Express is an external drive, incorporating the 5th generation of IBM Linear Tape-Open™ (LTO™) technology in a full height form factor. This external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium™ tape products. It is designed to provide greater capacity and improved data transfer rate with the capability of data encryption and media partitioning with a 6 Gbps SAS interface connection. In addition, the TS2350 can read and write LTO Ultrium 4 data cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 3 data cartridges.
Cartridge capacity : 1
Max. drive data rate : 140 MBps
Interface : LVD SCSI, SAS 6 GbS
IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader
The IBM® System Storage™ TS2900 Tape Autoloader is a single-drive, low profile automated tape solution and the first entry automation solution for small- to mid-market tape environments. The TS2900 leverages the technology of IBM half-high LTO tape drives to help create a high-capacity tape storage solution suited for handling backup and archival data storage for the Windows®, Linux® and other open system environments.
No. of drives : 1
Max. number of cartridges : 9
Max. system capacity : (2:1 Compression)7.2 TB Native; 14.4 TB with 2:1 compression
Supported platforms : IBM Power™ Systems, IBM System x™, Intel® and other open systems server platforms.
 

 
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