IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB Data Cartridge models 553 and 653 deliver increased capacity than previous generation LTO Ultrium cartridges

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 121-070
September 7, 2021

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At a glance

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IBM® 3589 Ultrium® tape cartridges provide the ability to order IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB data cartridges with the following features:

  • Color-coding and prelabeling with the ability to specify a starting volume serial to help save time and labor when adding new cartridges into existing inventory
  • Individual jewel cases or bulk packaging
  • Cartridge memory built into every data cartridge to help enhance functionality and media reliability by storing access history and media performance information for use by the tape drive every time the cartridge is accessed
  • Half-inch particle tape with 18 TB native capacity in a single cartridge


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Overview

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IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB data cartridges deliver flexibility in the specification and ordering of prelabeled and bulk packaged data cartridges for the IBM Linear Tape-Open® (LTO®) Ultrium family of products. Shipping with or without jewel cases can also be specified when prelabeled cartridges are ordered.

Ultrium tape format is the implementation of LTO technology that is designed to provide high capacity and performance with exceptional reliability in either a stand-alone or automated environment. It uses a single-reel cartridge and is ideal for large volume backup, restore, and archive applications.

New models of 3589 are available to be ordered with Ultrium 9 18 TB data cartridges. The Ultrium 9 18 TB LTO format delivers tape cartridge capacities of up to 18 TB native physical capacity (45 TB with 2.5 to 1 compression). These cartridges can be used in IBM LTO Ultrium 9 tape drives, the ninth-generation LTO Ultrium tape drive in the IBM LTO Ultrium family of products.

An Ultrium LTO-9 5-pack plain data cartridge option is also available.



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Key requirements

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This product is only for use with Ultrium 9 tape drives.



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Planned availability date

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September 10, 2021



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Description

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3589 Ultrium tape cartridges provide the ability to order prelabeled or bulk-packaged IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB data cartridges, IBM Ultrium cleaning cartridges, and IBM Ultrium 18 TB tape cartridges.

The 3589 models (553 and 653) deliver tape cartridge capacity with up to 18 TB native capacity, 45 TB with 2.5 to 1 compression. These cartridges can be used in IBM LTO Ultrium 9 tape drives, the ninth-generation LTO Ultrium tape drive in the IBM LTO Ultrium family of products:

  • Model 553 - IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB Data Cartridge in a 20-pack are labeled with starting volume serial information and optionally packed in individual jewel cases
  • Model 653 - IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB Data Cartridge in a 20-pack or a 5-pack are optionally packed in individual jewel cases

Features of Ultrium 9 18 TB data cartridges include:

  • 18 TB native capacity in a single compact cartridge
  • Cartridge memory built into every data cartridge for enhanced functionality and media reliability by storing access history and media performance information for use by the tape drive every time the cartridge is accessed
  • Color coding and prelabeling with the ability to specify a starting volume serial saves time and labor when adding new cartridges into your existing inventory
  • Shipping without jewel cases unless otherwise specified, when prelabeled cartridges are ordered
  • Optional Ultrium LTO-9 5-pack plain data cartridge

Note: For optimum reliability, use IBM 3589 Ultrium tape cartridges that conform to IBM specifications.

Ultrium 9 18 TB WORM tape cartridges can be ordered through the following remarketers:

To place an order, use the following product numbers:

Description Part number
IBM LTO-9 WORM Labeled 02XW569L
IBM LTO-9 WORM 02XW569

IBM tape media remarketers provide LTO barcode label services. Barcode labels can be requested when placing an order. For guidance with labeling services, request an IBM LTO Ultrium VOLSER Label Order Guide from any IBM Remarketer or IBM tape media reseller.

Ultrium 9 18 TB RFID labeled tape cartridges can be ordered through the following remarketers:

Additional product information and deliverables can be found on the IBM Storage Media website.



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Reference information

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For complete details about LTO Ultrium 9 family of products, see Hardware Announcement IBM TS4500 Tape Library supports LTO Ultrium 9, 121-069, dated September 7, 2021.



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The following are newly announced features and models on the specified models of the IBM System Storage 3589 machine type:

Description Machine type Model Feature
IBM 3589 18 TB Ultrium Tape Cartridge Labeled Model 553 3589 553  
TAA Compliance 3589 553 0983
18 TB Ultrium 9 Tape Cartridge Labeled 20-pack 3589 553 5503
JEWEL CASE 3589 553 8000
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - RED 3589 553 9003
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - YELLOW 3589 553 9004
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - LT GREEN 3589 553 9005
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - LT BLUE 3589 553 9006
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - GRAY 3589 553 9007
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - ORANGE 3589 553 9008
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - PINK 3589 553 9009
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - GREEN 3589 553 9010
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - LT ORANGE 3589 553 9011
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - PURPLE 3589 553 9012
LABEL BKGRD: COLOR/VIBRANT 3589 553 9022
LABEL BKGRD: WHITE (NO COLOR) 3589 553 9077
Label Background: UniColor 3589 553 9097
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =0 3589 553 9100
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =1 3589 553 9101
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =2 3589 553 9102
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =3 3589 553 9103
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =4 3589 553 9104
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =5 3589 553 9105
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =6 3589 553 9106
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =7 3589 553 9107
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =8 3589 553 9108
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =9 3589 553 9109
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =A 3589 553 9110
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =B 3589 553 9111
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =C 3589 553 9112
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =D 3589 553 9113
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =E 3589 553 9114
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =F 3589 553 9115
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =G 3589 553 9116
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =H 3589 553 9117
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =I 3589 553 9118
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =J 3589 553 9119
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =K 3589 553 9120
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =L 3589 553 9121
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =M 3589 553 9122
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =N 3589 553 9123
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =O 3589 553 9124
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =P 3589 553 9125
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 3589 553 9126
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =R 3589 553 9127
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =S 3589 553 9128
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =T 3589 553 9129
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =U 3589 553 9130
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =V 3589 553 9131
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =W 3589 553 9132
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =X 3589 553 9133
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 3589 553 9134
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 3589 553 9135
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =0 3589 553 9200
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =1 3589 553 9201
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =2 3589 553 9202
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =3 3589 553 9203
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =4 3589 553 9204
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =5 3589 553 9205
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =6 3589 553 9206
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =7 3589 553 9207
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =8 3589 553 9208
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =9 3589 553 9209
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =A 3589 553 9210
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =B 3589 553 9211
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =C 3589 553 9212
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =D 3589 553 9213
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =E 3589 553 9214
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =F 3589 553 9215
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =G 3589 553 9216
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =H 3589 553 9217
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =I 3589 553 9218
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =J 3589 553 9219
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =K 3589 553 9220
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =L 3589 553 9221
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =M 3589 553 9222
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =N 3589 553 9223
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =O 3589 553 9224
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =P 3589 553 9225
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 3589 553 9226
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =R 3589 553 9227
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =S 3589 553 9228
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =T 3589 553 9229
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =U 3589 553 9230
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =V 3589 553 9231
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =W 3589 553 9232
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =X 3589 553 9233
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 3589 553 9234
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 3589 553 9235
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =0 3589 553 9300
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =1 3589 553 9301
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =2 3589 553 9302
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =3 3589 553 9303
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =4 3589 553 9304
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =5 3589 553 9305
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =6 3589 553 9306
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =7 3589 553 9307
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =8 3589 553 9308
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =9 3589 553 9309
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =A 3589 553 9310
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =B 3589 553 9311
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =C 3589 553 9312
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =D 3589 553 9313
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =E 3589 553 9314
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =F 3589 553 9315
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =G 3589 553 9316
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =H 3589 553 9317
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =I 3589 553 9318
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =J 3589 553 9319
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =K 3589 553 9320
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =L 3589 553 9321
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =M 3589 553 9322
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =N 3589 553 9323
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =O 3589 553 9324
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =P 3589 553 9325
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 3589 553 9326
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =R 3589 553 9327
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =S 3589 553 9328
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =T 3589 553 9329
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =U 3589 553 9330
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =V 3589 553 9331
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =W 3589 553 9332
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =X 3589 553 9333
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 3589 553 9334
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 3589 553 9335
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =0 3589 553 9400
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =1 3589 553 9401
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =2 3589 553 9402
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =3 3589 553 9403
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =4 3589 553 9404
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =5 3589 553 9405
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =6 3589 553 9406
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =7 3589 553 9407
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =8 3589 553 9408
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =9 3589 553 9409
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =A 3589 553 9410
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =B 3589 553 9411
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =C 3589 553 9412
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =D 3589 553 9413
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =E 3589 553 9414
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =F 3589 553 9415
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =G 3589 553 9416
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =H 3589 553 9417
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =I 3589 553 9418
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =J 3589 553 9419
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =K 3589 553 9420
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =L 3589 553 9421
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =M 3589 553 9422
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =N 3589 553 9423
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =O 3589 553 9424
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =P 3589 553 9425
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 3589 553 9426
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =R 3589 553 9427
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =S 3589 553 9428
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =T 3589 553 9429
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =U 3589 553 9430
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =V 3589 553 9431
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =W 3589 553 9432
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =X 3589 553 9433
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 3589 553 9434
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 3589 553 9435
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =0 3589 553 9500
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =1 3589 553 9501
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =2 3589 553 9502
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =3 3589 553 9503
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =4 3589 553 9504
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =5 3589 553 9505
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =6 3589 553 9506
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =7 3589 553 9507
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =8 3589 553 9508
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =9 3589 553 9509
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =A 3589 553 9510
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =B 3589 553 9511
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =C 3589 553 9512
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =D 3589 553 9513
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =E 3589 553 9514
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =F 3589 553 9515
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =G 3589 553 9516
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =H 3589 553 9517
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =I 3589 553 9518
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =J 3589 553 9519
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =K 3589 553 9520
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =L 3589 553 9521
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =M 3589 553 9522
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =N 3589 553 9523
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =O 3589 553 9524
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =P 3589 553 9525
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 3589 553 9526
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =R 3589 553 9527
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =S 3589 553 9528
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =T 3589 553 9529
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =U 3589 553 9530
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =V 3589 553 9531
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =W 3589 553 9532
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =X 3589 553 9533
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 3589 553 9534
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 3589 553 9535
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =0 3589 553 9600
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =1 3589 553 9601
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =2 3589 553 9602
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =3 3589 553 9603
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =4 3589 553 9604
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =5 3589 553 9605
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =6 3589 553 9606
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =7 3589 553 9607
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =8 3589 553 9608
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =9 3589 553 9609
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =A 3589 553 9610
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =B 3589 553 9611
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =C 3589 553 9612
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =D 3589 553 9613
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =E 3589 553 9614
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =F 3589 553 9615
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =G 3589 553 9616
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =H 3589 553 9617
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =I 3589 553 9618
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =J 3589 553 9619
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =K 3589 553 9620
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =L 3589 553 9621
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =M 3589 553 9622
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =N 3589 553 9623
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =O 3589 553 9624
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =P 3589 553 9625
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 3589 553 9626
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =R 3589 553 9627
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =S 3589 553 9628
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =T 3589 553 9629
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =U 3589 553 9630
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =V 3589 553 9631
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =W 3589 553 9632
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =X 3589 553 9633
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 3589 553 9634
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 3589 553 9635
Base 10 Count Lbl Sequence 3589 553 9910
Base 36 Count Lbl Sequence 3589 553 9936
IBM 3589 18 TB Ultrium Tape Cartridge Model 653 3589 653  
TAA Compliance 3589 653 0983
18 TB Ultrium 9 Tape Cartridge 20-pack 3589 653 6503
18 TB Ultrium 9 Tape Cartridge 5-pack 3589 653 6507
JEWEL CASE 3589 653 8000



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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 121-070


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Publications

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No publications are shipped with the announced products.

IBM Documentation provides you with a single point of reference where you can access product documentation for IBM systems hardware, operating systems, and server software. Through a consistent framework, you can efficiently find information and personalize your access by going to IBM Documentation for all your product information needs.

To access the IBM Publications Center Portal, go to the IBM Publications Center website.

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded.



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IBM Lab Services

IBM Lab Services offers a wide array of services available for your enterprise. It brings expertise on the latest technologies from the IBM development community and can help with your most difficult technical challenges.

IBM Lab Services can help you successfully implement emerging technologies so as to accelerate your return on investment and improve your satisfaction with your IBM systems and solutions. Services examples include initial implementation, integration, migration, and skills transfer on IBM systems solution capabilities and recommended practices. IBM Lab Services is one of the service organizations of IBM's world-renowned IBM Systems Group development labs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Lab Services website.

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IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an on-demand business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Services and Consulting website.

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or go to the Services and Consulting website.

Details on education offerings related to specific products can be found on the IBM Training website.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Physical specifications
  • Width: 105.4 mm (4.1 in.)
  • Depth: 102 mm (4.0 in.)
  • Height: 21.55 mm (0.8 in.)

To assure installability and serviceability in non-IBM industry-standard racks, review the installation planning information for any product-specific installation requirements.

Standards
  • FCC (United States)
  • ICES (Canada)
  • CE (European Economic Area)
  • UKCA (United Kingdom)
  • CM (Morocco)
  • KC (South Korea)
  • BSMI (Taiwan)
  • VCCI (Japan)
  • RCM (Australia / New Zealand)
Operating environment
  • Recommended environment:
    • Temperature: 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F)
    • Relative humidity: 20% to 50% noncondensing
  • Allowable environment:
    • Temperature: 15°C to 35°C (59°F to 95°F)
    • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% noncondensing
    • Maximum dew point: 22°C (71.6°F)
  • Shipping:
    • Temperature: -23°C to 49°C (-9°F to 120°F)
    • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% noncondensing
    • Maximum dew point: 22°C (71.6°F)
Hardware requirements

3589 provides labeled or unlabeled data cartridges for Ultrium tape drive products. 3589 models 553 and 653 are IBM Ultrium 9 18 TB data cartridges for use on Ultrium 9 tape drive products.

Unlabeled cartridges

Order Model 653 with the quantity specified by feature number 6503 (20 cartridges per feature ordered) or feature number 6507 (5 cartridges per feature ordered).

Labeled cartridges

Order Model 553 with the quantity specified by feature number 5503 (20 cartridges per feature ordered).

Note: The Jewel Case feature (#8000) is required for Model 653 and is optional for Model 553, but is recommended to protect media in transit.

For the label, also specify the following:

  • Alpha character label background options: Select either Color/Vibrant (#9022) or White (#9077) for the background for alpha characters in the VOLSER label.
  • Alpha character VOLSER color choices: If the Color/Vibrant feature (#9022) is selected or the Unicolor feature (#9097), then any of ten background colors are available (#9003 to #9012) for the Alpha characters selected. The same background color will be on all the Alpha characters.
  • Starting VOLSER sequence number: The starting sequence number for labeled cartridges can be selected from the following:
    • First alphanumeric digit (0 to 9 and A to Z): #9100 ('0') to #9135 ('Z')
    • Second alphanumeric digit (0 to 9 and A to Z): #9200 ('0') to #9235 ('Z')
    • Third alphanumeric digit (0 to 9 and A to Z): #9300 ('0') to #9335 ('Z')
    • Fourth alphanumeric digit (0 to 9 and A to Z): #9400 ('0') to #9435 ('Z')
    • Fifth alphanumeric digit (0 to 9 and A to Z): #9500 ('0') to #9535 ('Z')
    • Sixth alphanumeric digit (0 to 9 and A to Z): #9600 ('0') to #9635 ('Z')
    • Seventh character of VOLSER is set to "L"
    • Eighth character of VOLSER is set to "9" for Model 553

Compatibility

IBM Ultrium 9 12 TB Data Cartridge models 553 and 653 can only be used on Ultrium 9 tape drives.

Limitations

IBM Ultrium 9 12 TB Data Cartridge models 553 and 653 can only be used on Ultrium 9 tape drives.

Planning information

Cable orders

No cables are required.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of host hardware, host software, and application software.

The client is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

IBM Lab Services

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or go to the IT Infrastructure website.



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Terms and conditions

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IBM Global Financing

No

Products - terms and conditions

Warranty period

IBM Tape Media Limited Lifetime Warranty

Product is warranted against manufacturing and material defects for the useful life of the product or until end of support of the product, whichever comes first. IBM warrants that this IBM product is free from defects in material and manufacture at the time of purchase. If any defect in material or manufacture appears after the date of purchase, IBM's entire liability, and your exclusive remedy is, at IBM's option, either (a) repair, or (b) replacement of the product.

This warranty does NOT apply to failure of the IBM product resulting from misuse, abuse, accident, neglect or mishandling, improperly adjusted or maintained drives, incorrect environments, or wear from ordinary use.

This warranty is made in lieu of all other rights, conditions, and warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

IBM and seller shall not be liable under any legal theory (including tort or contact) for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damage (including without limitation damages for lost profits, lost savings or lost data) in any way related to the product. This limitation does not apply to claims for personal injury.

Warranty service

You can get assistance and arrange for a warranty product replacement at the IBM Storage media website.

Usage plan machine

No

IBM hourly service rate classification

Not applicable.

When a type of service involves the exchange of a machine part, the replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order.

General terms and conditions

Field-installable features

No

Model conversions

No

Machine installation

Client setup. Clients are responsible for installation according to the instructions IBM provides with the machine.

Graduated program license charges apply

No

Licensed Internal Code and Licensed Machine Code

These products do not contain Licensed Internal Code or Licensed Machine Code.

Educational allowance

A reduced charge is available to qualified education clients. The educational allowance may not be added to any other discount or allowance.

The educational allowance is 15% for the products in this announcement.



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Prices

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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

The following are newly announced features and models on the specified models of the IBM System Storage 3589 machine type:

Description Model number Feature numbers Initial / MES / Both / Support CSU RP MES
IBM 3589 Model 553 553   Initial Yes  
IBM 3589 Model 653 653   Initial Yes  
TAA Compliance 553 0983 Initial No No
18 TB Ultrium 9 Tape Cartridge Labeled 20-pack 553 5503 Initial Yes No
JEWEL CASE 553 8000 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - RED 553 9003 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - YELLOW 553 9004 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - LT GREEN 553 9005 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - LT BLUE 553 9006 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - GRAY 553 9007 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - ORANGE 553 9008 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - PINK 553 9009 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - GREEN 553 9010 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - LT ORANGE 553 9011 Initial No No
ALPHA PREFIX BKGRD - PURPLE 553 9012 Initial No No
LABEL BKGRD: COLOR/VIBRANT 553 9022 Initial No No
LABEL BKGRD: WHITE (NO COLOR) 553 9077 Initial No No
Label Background: UniColor 553 9097 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =0 553 9100 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =1 553 9101 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =2 553 9102 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =3 553 9103 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =4 553 9104 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =5 553 9105 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =6 553 9106 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =7 553 9107 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =8 553 9108 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =9 553 9109 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =A 553 9110 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =B 553 9111 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =C 553 9112 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =D 553 9113 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =E 553 9114 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =F 553 9115 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =G 553 9116 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =H 553 9117 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =I 553 9118 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =J 553 9119 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =K 553 9120 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =L 553 9121 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =M 553 9122 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =N 553 9123 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =O 553 9124 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =P 553 9125 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 553 9126 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =R 553 9127 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =S 553 9128 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =T 553 9129 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =U 553 9130 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =V 553 9131 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =W 553 9132 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =X 553 9133 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 553 9134 Initial No No
1ST CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 553 9135 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =0 553 9200 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =1 553 9201 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =2 553 9202 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =3 553 9203 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =4 553 9204 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =5 553 9205 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =6 553 9206 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =7 553 9207 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =8 553 9208 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =9 553 9209 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =A 553 9210 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =B 553 9211 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =C 553 9212 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =D 553 9213 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =E 553 9214 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =F 553 9215 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =G 553 9216 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =H 553 9217 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =I 553 9218 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =J 553 9219 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =K 553 9220 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =L 553 9221 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =M 553 9222 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =N 553 9223 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =O 553 9224 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =P 553 9225 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 553 9226 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =R 553 9227 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =S 553 9228 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =T 553 9229 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =U 553 9230 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =V 553 9231 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =W 553 9232 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =X 553 9233 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 553 9234 Initial No No
2ND CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 553 9235 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =0 553 9300 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =1 553 9301 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =2 553 9302 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =3 553 9303 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =4 553 9304 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =5 553 9305 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =6 553 9306 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =7 553 9307 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =8 553 9308 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =9 553 9309 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =A 553 9310 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =B 553 9311 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =C 553 9312 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =D 553 9313 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =E 553 9314 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =F 553 9315 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =G 553 9316 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =H 553 9317 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =I 553 9318 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =J 553 9319 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =K 553 9320 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =L 553 9321 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =M 553 9322 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =N 553 9323 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =O 553 9324 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =P 553 9325 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 553 9326 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =R 553 9327 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =S 553 9328 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =T 553 9329 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =U 553 9330 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =V 553 9331 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =W 553 9332 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =X 553 9333 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 553 9334 Initial No No
3RD CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 553 9335 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =0 553 9400 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =1 553 9401 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =2 553 9402 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =3 553 9403 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =4 553 9404 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =5 553 9405 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =6 553 9406 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =7 553 9407 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =8 553 9408 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =9 553 9409 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =A 553 9410 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =B 553 9411 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =C 553 9412 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =D 553 9413 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =E 553 9414 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =F 553 9415 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =G 553 9416 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =H 553 9417 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =I 553 9418 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =J 553 9419 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =K 553 9420 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =L 553 9421 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =M 553 9422 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =N 553 9423 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =O 553 9424 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =P 553 9425 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 553 9426 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =R 553 9427 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =S 553 9428 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =T 553 9429 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =U 553 9430 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =V 553 9431 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =W 553 9432 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =X 553 9433 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 553 9434 Initial No No
4TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 553 9435 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =0 553 9500 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =1 553 9501 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =2 553 9502 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =3 553 9503 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =4 553 9504 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =5 553 9505 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =6 553 9506 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =7 553 9507 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =8 553 9508 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =9 553 9509 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =A 553 9510 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =B 553 9511 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =C 553 9512 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =D 553 9513 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =E 553 9514 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =F 553 9515 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =G 553 9516 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =H 553 9517 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =I 553 9518 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =J 553 9519 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =K 553 9520 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =L 553 9521 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =M 553 9522 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =N 553 9523 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =O 553 9524 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =P 553 9525 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 553 9526 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =R 553 9527 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =S 553 9528 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =T 553 9529 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =U 553 9530 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =V 553 9531 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =W 553 9532 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =X 553 9533 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 553 9534 Initial No No
5TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 553 9535 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =0 553 9600 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =1 553 9601 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =2 553 9602 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =3 553 9603 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =4 553 9604 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =5 553 9605 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =6 553 9606 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =7 553 9607 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =8 553 9608 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =9 553 9609 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =A 553 9610 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =B 553 9611 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =C 553 9612 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =D 553 9613 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =E 553 9614 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =F 553 9615 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =G 553 9616 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =H 553 9617 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =I 553 9618 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =J 553 9619 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =K 553 9620 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =L 553 9621 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =M 553 9622 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =N 553 9623 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =O 553 9624 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =P 553 9625 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Q 553 9626 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =R 553 9627 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =S 553 9628 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =T 553 9629 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =U 553 9630 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =V 553 9631 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =W 553 9632 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =X 553 9633 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Y 553 9634 Initial No No
6TH CHAR OF VOLSER =Z 553 9635 Initial No No
Base 10 Count Lbl Sequence 553 9910 Initial No No
Base 36 Count Lbl Sequence 553 9936 Initial No No
TAA Compliance 653 0983 Initial No No
18 TB Ultrium 9 Tape Cartridge 20-pack 653 6503 Initial Yes No
18 TB Ultrium 9 Tape Cartridge 5-pack 653 6507 Initial Yes No
JEWEL CASE 653 8000 Initial No No

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