Inside System Storage -- by Tony Pearson

Tony Pearson Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center in Tucson Arizona, and featured contributor to IBM's developerWorks. In 2011, Tony celebrated his 25th year anniversary with IBM Storage on the same day as the IBM's Centennial. He is author of the Inside System Storage series of books. This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to storage and storage networking hardware, software and services. You can also follow him on Twitter @az990tony.
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Looks like the spam filter may not be working as well as one might like. I guess Quantum isn't considered a major storage vendor but they've had LTO-4HH 3GB/s SAS and deduplication as well.

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Josh,My apologies. Good catch!<div>&nbsp;</div> IBM is the first to deliver LTO4 HH drives in "entry level automation", these small TS3100 and TS3200 libraries. I have edited above post to make this more clear.<div>&nbsp;</div> From the press release: "IBM is the first company in the storage industry to offer Ultrium 4 Half-High SAS half-high tape drives in entry automation, enhancing tape performance over the previous generation."<div>&nbsp;</div> And yes, Quantum is a major tape vendor, and valuable partner in the LTO consortium.<div>&nbsp;</div>

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