IBM TS1140 Tape Drive 3592-E07

The IBM® TS1140 tape drive features storage capabilities to help you establish rapid access to data, improve security, provide long-term retention, and maintain data governance and regulatory compliance. TS1140 offers high-performance, flexible data storage with support for data encryption and can help protect your investments in tape automation through compatibility with existing automation. To further protect your investment, an upgrade model is available for existing IBM TS1130 tape drives. For flexible storage in heterogeneous server infrastructures, TS1140 offers multiplatform support and scales from midrange to enterprise environments.

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Up to 4 TB native capacity on an IBM 3592 JC/JY cartridge

Leverage high capacity to help reduce the need for additional tape drives and cartridges. Use fewer drives to reduce complexity of your tape infrastructure.

Media partitioning

Improve data management and leverage faster data access with media partitioning. You can also update tape partitions independently.

IBM Spectrum Archive with LTFS technology

Reduce cost of long-term data retention by accessing tape storage without the need for proprietary applications. You also gain fast access to archived data with drag-and-drop simplicity.

Virtual backhitch and high-resolution directory

Improve access to data and reduce wear and tear on media with virtual backhitch and high-resolution directory.

Support for IBM Power and System z

Leverage support for your heterogeneous infrastructure, including IBM Power Systems®, IBM System z and open systems. TS1140 tape drive also supports flexibility for growth and change in your data center.

3592 media options

Utilize multiple media options including short and long lengths, re-writable and WORM formats and media partitioning, all with flexible ordering options.

Additional information

Weight5.7 kg
Dimensions9.5 × 19.8 × 46.7 cm
Brand

MPN

3592-E07

Recording technique

Linear serpentine

Number of tracks

2560

Native capacity (uncompressed)

4 TB (using JC/JY media), 1.6 TB (using JB/JX media), or 500 GB (using JK media)

Burst Transfer Rate

800 MB/s

Environment

Temperature with media 16°C to 32°C (60°F to 90°F) Relative humidity 20% to 80% non-condensing (limited by media) Wet bulb maximum 23°C (73.4°F) Heat output 2.05 BTU/hr. Power requirements 600 Watts

Compatibility

SUSE Linux Red Hat Microsoft Windows

Dimensions

172 mm H × 442 mm W × 573 mm D (6.8 in. H × 17.4 in. W × 22.6 in. D)