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

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