Technical specifications

Drive options

Half-height LTO Ultrium 8: 6 Gbps SAS

Half-height LTO Ultrium 7: 6 Gbps SAS

Half-height LTO Ultrium 6: 6 Gbps SAS

Half-height LTO Ultrium 5: 6 Gbps SAS

Available models

LTO Ultrium 8 - 3572 S8H

LTO Ultrium 7 - 3572 S7H

LTO Ultrium 6 - 3572 S6H

LTO Ultrium 5 - 3572 S5H

 

Optional feature codes  
Desk-side cover kit FC # 7010
Additional tape magazine FC # 8111
Rack-mount kit FC # 7006
Number of tape drives 1
Tape cartridge capacity 9
I/O stations 1
Physical capacity

LTO Ultrium 8: Up to 108 TB (270 TB with 2.5:1 compression)

LTO Ultrium 7: Up to 54 TB (135 TB with 2.5:1 compression)

LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 22.5 TB (56.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression)

LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 13.5 TB (27 TB with 2:1 compression)

Data transfer rate

LTO Ultrium 8, 7: Up to 300 MBps

LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 160 MBps

LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 140 MBps

Dimensions (height × width × depth) 1.7 in. × 19.02 in. × 33.3 in. (43.6 mm × 445 mm × 847 mm)
Weight 28.6 lb (13 kg), without drive and cartridges
Attachment and systems support TS2900 supports 6 Gbps attachment available for selected IBM System servers and other Linux and Microsoft Windows open-system servers.
Latest support information: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic