Next-generation sustainable ultra-high-density storage
Building on more than two decades of storage innovation, IBM® Diamondback delivers high-capacity, long-term data storage with the air-gapped cyber resiliency only tape can provide.
Easy to deploy
Easy to service
File-level data access
Easy access to features
Store up to 69.5 PB compressed data in a single 8 square foot library with LTO-9 cartridges.
Store up to 1,548 usable LTO-9 data cartridges in an 8 square foot floor space.
Multiple tape interfaces
Deploy individual libraries with any supported LTO-9 tape drive, including SAS-12, Fibre Channel 8Gb single and multi-mode.
Performance on demand
Supports any combination of drive counts from 1 to 14 with field drive count expansion up to the 14.
Enhance security and regulatory compliance with data encryption and write once read many (WORM) media.
IBM Storage Archive support
Simplify access to data stored on tape cartridges through IBM Storage Archive, featuring IBM Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technology.
LTO Ultrium compatible
Support up to 45 TB of compressed data storage per cartridge (18 TB native). Use new LTO generation 9 cartridges.
Optional rack space
Reduce your storage footprint and simplify cabling with extra rack space above the library for power distribution units, and more.
Simplify your storage environment and enable flexibility for growth and change in your data center.
Learn why IBM LTO 9 tape storage is the right solution for deep archiving and cyber resiliency.
Explore the latest IBM tape and tape library technologies, including architecture and implementation.
See the independent software vendor (ISV) reference matrix for IBM TotalStorage LTO 9tape drives.
IBM LTO 9 Tape Drive
Deliver fast access to data, improve security and reduce costs for long-term data retention.
IBM LTO Ultrium 9 Data Cartridge
Get 50% more storage capacity for long-term data preservation and rapid access to linear data.
IBM Storage Archive
Provide direct, intuitive and graphical access to data stored in IBM tape drives and libraries.
IBM Cloud® Object Storage
Enable AI workloads and consolidate big data storage with industry-leading on-premises storage.
IBM Storage Discover
Simplify data for AI with a 360-degree view from edge to insight for faster business results.
IBM Storage Scale
Accelerate AI with our high performance global data platform for next-generation data services.
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