Storage Newsletter

LTO-8 Soon Available From IBM
To improve security measures and safeguard critical information, enterprises spanning a variety of industries have long relied upon technology whose origins go back more than 65 years. The reasons why tape storage remains part of today's overall data management plan are: • Cost • The ability to keep pace with performance • Tape's security capabilities […]


Toshiba NAND Flash Memory Arm Plans to Pour More than $2.7 Billion a Year Into Capital Investment
To read this article from Nikkei Asian Review, click on: Toshiba holds out olive branch to Western Digital for chip investment Memory unit plots some $3 billion in annual spending to make up ground lost to Samsung.


Toshiba Discussing Joint Investment With Western Digital
To read this article from Reuters, click on: Toshiba discussing joint investment in chips with Western Digital Toshiba Corp. said it is discussing joint investment in a new chip production line with Western Digital Corp. - its estranged business partner after the Japanese firm chose a different suitor to buy its $18 billion semiconductor business.


IBM TS1155 Tape Drive for TS3500 Libraries
IBM TS1155 tape drive model for TS3500 tape libraries deliver up to 15TB native capacity and enable reuse of existing JD media IBM TS1155 Tape Drive Model 55G is designed for the TS3500 tape library and delivers a 50% increase in capacity on JD media types when compared to its predecessors. TS1155 Model 55G delivers […]


IBM TS2280 6Gb SAS Tape Drive H8S Incorporates Half-High LTO-8 Technology
IBM TS2280 SAS Tape Drive Model H8S incorporates IBM Half-High LTO Ultrium 8 tape drive technology for increased performance and reliability IBM TS2280 Tape Drive (machine type 3580 model H8S) is an external, stand-alone or rack mountable unit designed to offer capacity and performance for the midrange systems environment. It incorporates the IBM LTO-8 half-high SAS tape […]


IBM TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries Accept LTO-8
IBM TS3100 and TS3200 tape library models with LTO Ultrium 8 drives deliver increased capacity IBM TS3100 Tape Library Model L2U (machine type 3573) and IBM TS3200 Tape Library Model L4U (machine type 3573) incorporate the new LTO-8, HH 6Gb SAS and HH 8Gb FC tape drives for MES or upgrades only, enhancing tape capacity over […]


IBM TS3310 Tape Library Using LTO-8 Drives
IBM TS3310 Tape Library Using LTO Ultrium 8 drives deliver increased capacity and performance for MES or upgrade only The IBM TS3310 tape library consists of TS3310 tape mibrary Model L5B and TS3310 tape library Model E9U. It now incorporates the new IBM LTO Ultrium 8 FH 8Gb dual-port FC tape drives (feature number 8542), for MES or […]


IBM TS3500 Tape Library With LTO-8 Drive
IBM TS3500 Tape Library Supports LTO Ultrium 8 tape drive technology IBM TS1080 Model F8A is designed to be installed in an IBM TS3500 tape library to deliver capacity and performance for the midrange open systems environment. This model incorporates the new LTO-8 tape drive with enhanced maximum tape drive throughput over the LTO-7 tape drive (Ultrium […]


IBM TS4300 Libraries
IBM TS4300 tape library models with encryption, path failover, and LTO Ultrium 8 drives deliver increased reliability, security, capacity, and performance IBM TS4300 tape library models L3A and E3A on machine type 3555 incorporate the new LTO Ultrium 8 FH 8Gb FC, HH 6Gb SAS, and HH 8GB FC tape drives, enhancing tape performance over the previous […]


IBM TS4500 Tape Library Supports LTO-8 Drive
IBM TS4500 Tape Library supports LTO Ultrium 8 tape drive technology IBM TS1080 Model F8C is designed to be installed in an IBM TS4500 tape library to deliver high capacity and performance for midrange to hyperscale open systems environments. This model incorporates the new IBM LTO Ultrium 8 tape drive with enhanced maximum tape drive throughput over the […]