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TS3500 Library
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TS3500 Library
A highly scalable, automated tape solution to address information availability, security, retention and compliance
The TS3500 library is designed to provide a highly scalable, automated tape library for open systems backup and archive in enterprise environments.
 
  • 500 to 20000 slots
  • Capacity up to 150 PB uncompressed mode
  • High Density Technology
  • Support of IBM proprietary tape drives and LTO tape drives
  • Data High Availability and reliability
  • Reduction of environment impact
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    CHARACTERISTICS
  • Frame definition
  • º Base frame L23 frame for TS1150, TS1140, TS1130 drives; L53 frame for LTO drives (LTO6/LTO5/LTO4)
    º Expansion frame Drive capable and storage expansion frame; D23 frame for TS1150, TS1140, TS1130 drives; D53 frame for LTO drives (LTO6/LTO5/LTO4)
    º High density frame Storage only expansion frame S24 frame for 3592 cartridges; S54 frame for LTO cartridges
    º High availability frame HA1 service bay frame for use with the dual accessor feature
  • Drive type
  • TS1150, TS1140, TS1130 Tape Drives or IBM LTO Ultrium 6, 5, 4
  • Media type
  • º IBM 3592 L23/D23/S24: IBM 3592 JA/JJ/JB/JC/JK/JD/JL and JW/JR/JX/JY/JZ Write Once Read Many (WORM) cartridges
    º LTO Ultrium L53/D53/S54: IBM LTO Ultrium 6, 5, 4 Cartridges
      
    SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
  • Number of slots per module
  • º Base frame L23: up to 260; L53: up to 287
    º Expansion frame D23: up to 400 and S24: up to 1 000; D53: up to 440 and S54: up to 1 320
  • Number of frames per library
  • One base frame, up to 15 expansion frames
    The TS3500 Model HA1 installation provides one of the two additional frames required as service bays in a dual accessor library
  • Number of drives per frame
  • Up to 12 per frame
  • Maximum drives per library
  • Up to 192 per library
  • Number of tape cartridges
  • L23: up to 260; D23: up to 400; S24: up to 1 000
    Total supported per library: >15 000
    L53: up to 287; D53: up to 440; S54: up to 1 320
    Total supported per library: >20 000
  • Maximum Slots per library
  • Up to 15 000 (L23/D23/S24) Up to 20 000 (L53/D53/S54)
  • Number of logical libraries
  • Maximum of 192 per library (up to number of drives installed)
  • I/O Station
  • 16 cartridge slots (standard); Up to 224 cartridge slots per library
    º Base frame Maximum of 2 standard I/O stations (total of 32 cartridge slots)
      
    CAPACITY
  • Native library capacity
  • º LTO-6 Up to 50 PB per library
    º IBM 3592 Up to 150 PB per library
  • Compressed library capacity
  • º LTO-6 Up to 125 PB (2.5:1 compression) per library
    º IBM 3592 Up to 450 PB (3:1 compression)
      
    CONNECTIVITY
  • Supported host platform
  • Wide variety of Operating systems supported : AIX, Solaris, z/OS, OS/400, HP-UX, Windows, and Linux
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Base Frame
  • º Size (HxWxD) 1 800 x 782 x 1 212 mm (70.9 30.8 x 47.7 in.)
    º Weight L23: 490 kg (1,079 lbs); L53: 481 kg (1,061 lbs)
  • Expansion frame
  • º Size (HxWxD) 1 800 x 782 x 1 212 mm (70.9 30.8 x 47.7 in.)
    º Weight D23: 451 kg (994 lbs); S24: 526 kg (1,160 lbs); D53:440 kg (970 lbs); S54: 563 kg (1,240 lbs)
      
    POWER
  • Voltage
  • º Library 8.0 A at 200 - 240 V ac; 1.6 kVA
      
    ENVIRONNEMENTAL CONSTRAINTS
  • Operating
  • º Temperature +16 to +32 C (+61 to +90 F)
    º Relative humidity 20%-80% (noncondensing)
    º Wet bulb maximum 23.0C (73.4F)
      
    WARRANTY
  • Standard warranty
  • One year
     
     
     
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