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Flash plus tape balances performance and satisfies retention requirements

Using tape to store cold data can save enough on infrastructure costs to fund flash, improve performance and lower TCO.

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IBM Spectrum Archive

Cost-effecitve storage for the cloud

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IBM Spectrum Archive EE Data Sheet

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Easily replace Tier 2 and Tier 3 disks with tape for lower-cost archiving

Reduce the costs of power, cooling, floor space and administration in tiered infrastructures with Spectrum Archive.

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IBM Spectrum Archive Single Drive Edition

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IBM Spectrum Archive Library Edition

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Intuitive, low-cost and direct access to long-term active data archives

Navigate tape storage as easily as any other file system with IBM Spectrum Archive Library Edition

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IBM Spectrum Archive

Improve efficiency and reduce costs for long-term, tiered storage.

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Tape TCO Calculator

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Economic long term storage for HPC workloads infographic

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IBM System Storage Interoperation Center (SSIC)

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Ready-to-use Virtual Appliance for Hands-on Spectrum Archive Evaluation

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