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One Frame Capacity and Throughput
Technology Max Drives Max Cartridges Max Capacity Max Throughput Encryption Support
LTO-8 24 920 11PB
(uncompressed)27.6PB
(compressed)*
31.1TB/hr
(uncompressed)64.8TB/hr
(compressed)*
Yes
LTO-M81 24 920 8.28PB
(uncompressed)20.7PB
(compressed)*
25.92TB/hr
(uncompressed)60.48TB/hr
(compressed)*
Yes
LTO-7 24 920 5.5PB
(uncompressed)13.8PB
(compressed)*
25.92TB/hr
(uncompressed)60.48TB/hr
(compressed)*
Yes
LTO-6 24 920 2.3PB (uncompressed)

5.7PB (compressed)*

13.8TB/hr (uncompressed)

34.6TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
LTO-5 24 920 1.3PB (uncompressed)

2.7PB (compressed)*

12TB/hr (uncompressed)

24.1TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
IBM TS1150
Technology
24 594 5.9PB
(uncompressed)14.9PB
(compressed)*
31.1TB/hr (uncompressed)

60.5TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
IBM TS1155
Technology
24 594 8.9PB
(uncompressed)22.27PB
(compressed)*
31.1TB/hr (uncompressed)

60.5TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
IBM TS1160 Technology 24 594 11.88PB
(uncompressed)29.70PB
(compressed)*
34.56TB/hr (uncompressed)

77.76TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
Eight Frames Capacity and Throughput
Technology Max Drives Max Cartridges Max Capacity Max Throughput Encryption Support
LTO-8 120 10,020 120PB
(uncompressed)300.6PB
(compressed)*
155.52TB/hr
(uncompressed)324TB/hr
(compressed)*
Yes
LTO-M81 120 10,020 90.18PB
(uncompressed)225.4PB
(compressed)*
129.6TB/hr
(uncompressed)302.4TB/hr
(compressed)*
Yes
LTO-7 120 10,020 60PB (uncompressed)

150.3PB (compressed)*

129.6TB/hr
(uncompressed)302TB/hr
(compressed)*
Yes
LTO-6 120 10,020 25PB (uncompressed)

62.6PB (compressed)*

69.1TB/hr (uncompressed)

172.8TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
LTO-5 120 10,020 15PB (uncompressed)

30PB (compressed)*

60.5TB/hr (uncompressed)

121TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
TS1150
Technology
120 7,614 76.1PB
(uncompressed)190.3PB
(compressed)*
155.5TB/hr (uncompressed)

302.4TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
TS1155
Technology
120 7,614 114.2PB
(uncompressed)285.5PB
(compressed)*
155.5TB/hr (uncompressed)

302.4TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes
TS1160
Technology
120 7,614 152.2PB
(uncompressed)380.7PB
(compressed)*
172.8TB/hr (uncompressed)

388.8TB/hr (compressed)*

Yes

*  Assumes 2:1 compression for LTO-5 and 2.5:1 for LTO-6, LTO-7, LTO-M8, LTO-8, TS1150,TS1155 and TS1160
1LTO-M8 = LTO-7 Type M media

 

Environmental
LTO Drives and Media TS Drives and Media
Temperature 10’C to 40’C (50’F to 104’F) 16’C to 32’C (60.8’F to 89.6’F)
Humidity 20 to 80% 20 to 80%



Reliability
Library MTTR • 3 minutes for hot-swap components. 30 minutes for non-hot-swap components
• Mean Cycles Between Failures (MCBF): Over 2 million
• Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF): 250,000 power-on hours
Power Requirements • Base Frame and 24 LTO-8 Drives; 1,275 Watts AC (max operating) 200-240v AC (50/60Hz>/6.8-8.2 Amps (RMS)
• Heat Dissipation: 4,347 BTU/hr (max operating, same configuration)
• Input Power: 8.2-6.8 Amps (RMS) at 200-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (max.)
• Heat Dissipation: 5,898 BTU/h (1 frame, 24 drives)

 

Library
Max Media/Slot Count (8-frame) Max Partitions Tape Technology Supported Interface
10,020 (LTO) 16 LTO-4,5,6,7,M8,8 Fibre Channel – 8Gb/s, SAS
7,614 16 TS1160, TS1155, TS1150, TS1140 Fibre Channel – 4Gb/s and 8Gb/s, SAS

 

Library Dimensions
Main Frame Drive Expansion Frame Media Expansion Frame Service Frame
Height 79.125 – 82 in (201.0 to 208.3 cm) 79.125 – 82 in (201.0 to 208.3 cm) 79.125 – 82 in (201.0 to 208.3 cm) 79.125 – 82 in (201.0 to 208.3 cm)
Width 29 in (73.7 cm) 29 in (73.7 cm) 29 in (73.7 cm) 29.8 (75.7 cm)
Depth 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm)
Weight 821 lb (372 kg) 763 lb (346 kg) 564 lb (256 kg) 737 lb (334 kg) w BulkTAP (824 lb (374 kg)

 

Library Features
Encryption Supported BlueScale/Spectra SKLM
Type of TeraPack System Roving TeraPack
Queued Ejects Support Yes
Auto Clean Support Yes
Camera (Spectra Vision) Yes

 

Spectra Encryption Options Available Cost
Spectra BlueScale Standard Encryption X Free
Spectra BlueScale Professional Encryption X Additional Charge
Spectra BlueScale SKLM Encryption X Additional Charge

Spectra’s offering of the TS1160 tape drive for its TFinity library will be available in December 2018. Spectra’s T950, T950v and T380 Tape Libraries will support the TS1160 tape drives and media in 2019. Contact Spectra sales for more information.

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