What it can do for your business

The IBM TS2360 Tape Drive—part of the entry-level IBM Storage tape product family—supports today’s the storage, security and compliance requirements. It uses the newest generation of LTO Ultrium technology, to cost-effectively handle growing storage requirements. The tape drive is suited for handling backup, save and restore, and archival data storage needs with higher capacity and data transfer rate than the previous generation. The LTO Ultrium 6 technology supports media partitioning and IBM Spectrum Archive™ Single Drive Edition. It also supports encryption of data and write-once-read-many (WORM) media.
IBM TS2360 Tape Drive

Reduce costs

Helps reduce costs with lower power consumption, consolidation and space reduction.

Supports media partitioning

Supports media partitioning on Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 6 media and IBM Spectrum Archive.

Double the cartridge capacity

Doubles the compressed cartridge capacity and offers more than 40 percent better performance compared to LTO Ultrium 5 drives.

Greater capacity and performance

Provides greater capacity and performance to address the most demanding backup and archiving requirements.

Energy efficient

Offers more energy efficiency than previous generations.

Key features

  • Next generation LTO Ultrium technology
  • Available hardware encryption
  • Media partitioning and IBM Spectrum Archive™ support
  • Physical storage capacity up to 6.25 TB (2.5:1 compression)
  • Native data transfer rate of up to 160 MBps
  • 6 Gbps SAS interface
  • Large internal data transfer buffer
  • Backwards compatibility
  • Full-height form factor

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