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    IBM TS1150 Tape Drive


    What IBM TS1150 tape drive can do for your business
    The IBM TS1150 tape drive gives organizations an easy way to deliver fast access to data, improve security and provide long-term retentionand for less expense than disk solutions. TS1150 offers high-performance, flexible data storage with support for data encryption. This fifth-generation drive can help protect investments in tape automation by offering compatibility with existing automation. Plus, an upgrade model is available for existing IBM TS1140 tape drives. Whats more, TS1150 supports the LTFS format in IBM Spectrum Archive for direct, intuitive and graphical access to data.

    IBM TS1150 Tape Drive
    Improve tape operations performance
    Help maintain business performance and improve the performance of your tape operations with data transfer rate up to 700 MBps with compression.

    Reduce audit and compliance costs
    Support for a single encryption key management approach may help you reduce audit and compliance costs and avoid the need for host-based encryption of data or use of specialized encryption appliances.

    Improve space efficiency
    Utilize improved space efficiency of your tape infrastructure with the small form factor of TS1150 tape drive.

    Protect your existing investment
    Utilize next-generation technology to protect your existing tape investments while improving performance. The TS1150 tape drive provides compatibility with existing IBM tape automation installations.

    Key features
    Up to 10 TB native capacity on an IBM 3592 JD/JZ cartridge

    Media partitioning IBM Spectrum Archive with LTFS technology

    Virtual backhitch and high-resolution directory

    Support for most open-systems servers 3592 media options

    Up to 10 TB native capacity on an IBM 3592 JD/JZ 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 most open-systems servers
    Leverage support for most open-systems servers including IBM Power Systems and for IBM Z via IBM TS7700 virtual tape server. Help simplify the storage environment with support most open-systems servers and enable 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.


    Recording technique

    Linear serpentine 32-channel concurrent recording

    Native capacity (uncompressed)

    10 TB (using JD/JZ media), 7 TB (using JC/JY media) or 2 TB (using JL media)

    Native sustained data rate (uncompressed)

    360 MBps (type D media)
    300 MBps (type C media re-formatted)

    Adaptive instantaneous data rates

    12 speeds, from 112 MBps to 365 MBps, for 3592 JD/JL/JZ cartridges initialized in Gen 5 format
    12 speeds, from 99 MBps to 303 MBps, for 3592 JC/JK/JY cartridges initialized in Gen 5 format
    12 speeds, from 90 MBps to 252 MBps for 3592 JC/JY in Gen 4 format

    Burst data rate

    800 MBps

    High-speed search (maximum)

    12.4 m/s end-end search rate

    Physical characteristics


    95 mm H x 198 mm W x 467 mm D (3.8 in. H x 7.8 in. W x 18.4 in. D)
    95 mm H x 150 mm W x 374 mm D (3.8 in. H x 5.9 in. W x 14.7 in. D)


    3592-E08 5.7 kg (12 lb 7 oz) 3592-EH8 3.97 kb ( 8 lb 9 oz)

    Operating environment

    Temperature with media

    16C 32C (60F 90F)

    Relative humidity

    20% 80% non-condensing (limited by media)

    Wet bulb maximum

    26C (78.8F)

    Maximum continuous operating power dissipation (drive and integrated blower)

    46 Watts

    Platform support


    Operating system


    IBM Power Systems

    IBM AIX, IBM i, Linux

    IBM Z*

    IBM z/OS, IBM z/VM, IBM z/VSE, IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility (TPF)

    IBM System p

    AIX and Linux

    IBM System i

    IBM i and IBM OS/400

    IBM System x

    See open-system support

    Open systems



    Servers with Intel or AMD processors

    SUSE Linux
    Red Hat Linux
    Microsoft Windows

    Encryption support

    IBM i, AIX, Sun, Linux and Windows


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