IBM tape libraries?

Relying on IBM tape drives and libraries instead of disk storage for long-term data retention makes it possible to dramatically reduce the cost of storing growing amounts of data. IBM offers a full range of tape libraries and autoloaders featuring high performance and capacity for entry, midrange and enterprise system environments.

IBM TS3100 Tape Library

IBM TS3100 Tape Library

Is well-suited for handling backup, save, restore and archival data-storage needs for small to midsize environments. With up to two tape drives and a 24-tape cartridge capacity, the TS3100 is designed to leverage Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology to help cost-effectively handle growing storage requirements.

What it can do for your business

The IBM® TS3100 tape library and its storage management applications are designed to exceed your capacity, performance, data protection, reliability, affordability and application requirements. The TS3100 is designed as a functionally rich, entry-level tape-storage solution incorporating LTO tape technology. The TS3100 is an excellent solution for large-capacity or high-performance tape backup with or without random access, as well as an excellent tape automation option for IBM Power Systems™ and other open systems.

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IBM® Spectrum Protect

IBM® Spectrum Protect

Manage and protect data assets from a single point of control

IBM® Spectrum Protect™, formerly Tivoli® Storage Manager family, provides backup, snapshot, archive, recovery, space management, bare machine recovery and disaster recovery capabilities.

Spectrum Protect supports systems of all sizes – including virtual machines, file servers, email, databases, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, mainframes and desktops. Spectrum Protect does all this from a single environment that expands as data grows.

Spectrum Protect software is available in solution bundles and individual components. Choose from a broad range of license plans. For small and midsized organizations, IBM offers specially priced and packaged Entry solution bundles.

Spectrum Protect technology is also available as a service, in IBM Cloud Managed Backup and backup solutions from IBM Business Partners.

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IBM® Spectrum Protect™, formerly Tivoli® Storage Manager, is a data protection platform that gives enterprises a single point of control and administration for backup and recovery.

It enables reliable, cost effective backups and fast recovery for virtual, physical and cloud environments of all sizes.

Spend less on data protection and more on innovation. Reduce backup and recovery infrastructure costs by up to 53 percent.1

Protect and recover data with confidence. Control virtual, physical and cloud backup data from a single point, with greater visualization and administrator productivity.

Deploy flexible solutions in any size organization. Spectrum Protect scales from entry to large enterprise workloads.

Virtual Tape Libraries

Virtual Tape Libraries

IBM Virtual Tape solutions offer high capacity, high performance, reliability and security while helping to lower storage TCO via scalability, energy efficiency, footprint reduction and lowest cost per TB.

IBM invented the concept of magnetic tape storage back in 1952. Since then, IBM has delivered many innovations in tape storage and that innovation continues today.

IBM TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway

Powerful data deduplication for improved backup and disaster-recovery operations

What IBM TS7650G can do for your business

IBM TS7650G ProtecTIER® Deduplication Gateway enables disk-based data protection in your enterprise data center with significant cost advantage. This data protection solution offers industry-leading inline deduplication performance and scalability up to 1 petabyte (PB) of physical storage capacity per system with up to 25 PB backup storage capacity. When deployed with IBM or third-party storage, TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway provides a powerful disk-based repository for improved performance, retention and availability of backup and archive data in a small footprint.

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