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Spectra® TFinity® ExaScale Spectra T950 Spectra T950v Spectra Stack Spectra T200 T380 T680 Spectra T120 Spectra T50e
Tagline The World’s Highest Capacity Storage System Enterprise Storage without Compromise Value Storage without Compromise Modern Storage for Today’s Data Center Seamless Scalability Affordable Storage Enterprise Performance in a Compact Library
Overview TFinity ExaScale’s space-saving design, high-density architecture, and seamless scalability combine to produce the highest capacity data storage system in the world. For data archive, backup and recovery, this elite library leads the field in innovation-from the greatest storage density to proactive media management always protecting your data. The Spectra T950v provides the same enterprise-grade features as the T950 Tape Library, delivering reliability, performance and capacity, but with a new entry- level price point. Spectra Stack allows you to purchase what you need today and not what you will need tomorrow, which means capacity on demand is now a reality. Adding an expansion module allows up to 80 additional slots and up to 6 additional drives, easily growing to 7 modules in a single rack. Upgrading is EASY and FAST. Preserve your initial storage investment. By utilizing interchangeable components, our libraries easily transform and scale (TranScale). The Spectra T120 library is easy to use, manage, and maintain. Installation and configuration is quick and simple, and component redundancy ensures the highest of reliability. The T50e offers you advanced LTO technology, powerful library management functionality, increased security through our integrated BlueScale Encryption, plus a wide range of support options.
Drive Types Supported LTO, TS11X0, T10000 Technology LTO, TS11X0 Technology LTO, TS11X0 Technology LTO LTO, TS1155 Technology (T380 Only) LTO LTO
Max Drives 144 120 120 42 12 10 4
Max Tapes 53,460 (LTO)
40,680 (IBM® TS1155/Oracle® T10000x)
10,020 10,020 560 680 120 50
Max Capacity 1.6 EB (LTO)
1.5 EB (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
300.6 PB (LTO)
285 PB (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
300.6 PB (LTO)
285 PB (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
16.8 PB
(2.5:1 Compression)
20.4 PB (LTO)
9.7 PB (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
3.6 PB
(2.5:1 Compression)
1.5 PB
(2.5:1 Compression)
Max Throughput 388 TB/hr (LTO)
362.9 TB/hr (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
324 TB/hr (LTO)
155.5 TB/hr (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
324 TB/hr (LTO)
155.5 TB/hr (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
105.84 TB/Hr
(2.5:1 Compression)
32.4 TB/hr (LTO)
30.2 TB/hr (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
25.2 TB/hr
(2.5:1 Compression)
10.08 TB/hr
(2.5:1 Compression)
Capacity Density up to 100 tapes/sq ft
(base frame)
up to 138 tapes/sq ft
(media frame)
up to 100 tapes/sq ft
(base frame)
up to 138 tapes/sq ft
(media frame)
up to 100 tapes/sq ft
(base frame)
up to 138 tapes/sq ft
(media frame)
400 TB/U
(2.5:1 Compression)
485 TB/U (LTO)
346 TB/U (TS1155 Technology)
(2.5:1 Compression)
257 TB/U
(2.5:1 Compression)
375 TB/U
(2.5:1 Compression)
Interface Options Fibre Channel Fibre Channel, SAS Fibre Channel, SAS Fibre Channel, SAS Fibre Channel Fibre Channel, SAS Fibre Channel, SAS
Physical Profile Standalone Standalone Standalone 6U – 42U 20U – 42U 14U 4U
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