Graphical user interface
Reduce complexity with an icon-based view of the data on tape, using the operating system file manager.
IBM Spectrum Scale and ESS integration
Gain scalable, enterprise-class management and faster I/O and transactional performance with IBM Spectrum Scale and ESS integration.
Creation of operational storage tiers
Reduce storage expense for data that does not need the access performance of primary disk.
Expand archive capacity without impacting data availability.
Flexible data sharing
Access file data from any operating system so you can easily share data across platforms.
Easy data access
Access data without a database, without the need for proprietary software. You can also access data any time, anywhere from a single Global Namespace.
Data storage efficiencies
Change the economics of storage with a layer of intelligent software that creates an efficient data footprint that dynamically stores all data at the optimal cost, helping maximize performance and ensuring security.
Application interface utilization
Utilize a basic read and write interface to the tape cartridge for applications without any additional operating system enhancements such as plug-ins or service packs.
Eliminate the need for an external database for access to files or creation of files. The LTFS format enables the exchange of files more easily between users working in different operating systems, using different software and in different locations.
Access and manage all data in standalone tape environments as simply as if it were on disk with IBM Spectrum Archive single drive edition.
Easy data access
Enable easy-as-disk access to single or multiple cartridges in a tape library with IBM Spectrum Archive library edition.
Customer case studies
EVRY's seismic data repository
How customers use it
Red Hat Enterprise Linux; or
SUSE Enterprise Linux Server
IBM Spectrum Scale
IBM Spectrum Archive
- Tape systems: IBM LTO Ultrium 8, 7, 6 or 5 tape drives*
- Tape media: LTO Ultrium 8, 7, 6 and 5, and 3592 JC, JB, JD, JK and JL
- Supported operating systems: Linux, Apple OS X, Microsoft Windows
- IBM TS1155, IBM TS1150 or IBM TS1140 tape drives
- IBM Spectrum Archive now supports Power LE and IBM Spectrum Scale 5.0
- * Device should be at latest firmware level