Spectra T380 Scalabilty
Start with as few as 50 LTO slots (45 Enterprise slots), you can and scale up to 380 LTO slots (342 Enterprise slots) in a single T380 library. Built around Spectra’s capacity on demand features and superior scalability the T380 is the perfect solution for today’s changing storage landscape.
Flexible Growth & Performance that Meets Changing Needs
Adding capacity to your T380 is simple with Capacity on Demand (CoD). Start with as few as 50 slots, and as your business expands add more capacity in increments of 10 tape slots, up to 380 slots. Spectra makes it easy by shipping every library fully populated, allowing you to add slots with a simple software key, significantly reducing the time needed to upgrade your library.
The Spectra T380 utilizes a custom, 10-tape TeraPack® media container (9 enterprise slots) for input/output operations. The TeraPack container provides a more efficient way to import tape media into the library, is a vehicle for transporting 18TB of LTO-9 data (180TB of TS1160) to drives, and offers a clean, secure and stackable case for staging and storing media outside of the library. Using TeraPack containers reduces handling time by 90%.
Adding tape drives and increasing performance is simple with easy-to-configure slide-in drives. This flexible scalability in capacity and performance protects your investment and ensures that your Spectra tape library is upgradable with the latest in technological advances.
Designed with your growth in mind, the T380 tape library has been developed to preserve your initial investment in storage by providing a solution that addresses both your short-term and long-term storage needs. When your storage requires more slots than your library’s current capacity, there’s no need to buy a whole new library. By investing in a Spectra tape library all you need to change is your outgrown frame.