IBM System Storage™ TS2340 Tape Drive Express Models L43 and S43 (machine type 3580), external standalone or rack-mountable units, are designed to offer high capacity and performance for the midrange open systems environment.
These models incorporate the new Linear Tape-Open (LTO) IBM System Storage Ultrium 4 Full-High Tape Drive, which is designed to provide maximum tape drive throughput native data rate performance of up to 120 MB/sec compared to the IBM LTO generation 3 Tape Drive (Ultrium 3) at up to 80 MB/sec native data transfer rate.
In addition, with the use of the IBM LTO Ultrium 800 GB Data Cartridge, the Ultrium 4 Tape Drive provides double the tape cartridge capacity up to 800 GB native physical capacity (1,600 GB with 2:1 compression) compared to previous Ultrium 3 Tape Drives.
IBM Ultrium 4 Tape Drives can read and write LTO Ultrium 3 data cartridges and can read LTO Ultrium 2 data cartridges. In addition, the Ultrium 4 serial-attached SCSI (SAS) Tape Drive is encryption-capable and designed to support Application Managed Encryption.
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