Integrates with your Environment
The T380 is compatible with most channel interfaces and networking protocols, ensuring the best possible data transfer performance. It is also compatible with all industry standard operating systems including Windows, Linux, UNIX and Mac OS, and seamlessly integrates with all major backup software applications.
The T380 provides a choice of connectivity options—either direct-connect Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) or Fibre Channel.
Integrates into Wide-Ranging Markets
BlackPearl provides an object storage gateway, allowing for a single interface to tape using cloud protocols. Utilizing Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl, integrate your T380 into a private cloud leveraging the simple RESTful S3 interface and embedded management software in the BlackPearl. You can implement one of the existing Spectra certified client applications as a plug and play solution, or develop your own using a host of tools provided by Spectra. Lastly existing S3 applications can be implemented with little to no modification. Simply put, BlackPearl unlocks tape’s economies of scale, allowing you to drive the total cost of your deep storage down as your system grows.
With BlackPearl’s integrated cloud out technology, you have the ability to store data locally, or in a public cloud. This converts your T380 tape library and BlackPearl into a true hybrid cloud storage system with the simple addition of public cloud storage and management, all through a single user interface. With BlackPearl’s user defined data management policies, you can choose where to store your data, how long to keep it on each of storage medium, and where to access it from. Users now have the ability to leverage tape’s cost-effective storage, and cloud’s distribution and disaster recovery situations to create a custom hybrid cloud storage system.