IBM TS4500 Tape Library

IBM TS4500 Tape Library

Back up and archive big data easily and at low cost! As a next-generation storage solution, the IBM®TS4500 tape library enables large and medium-sized businesses to deal with storage challenges. These include large volumes of data and the reduction of backup windows, the increased cost of storage systems, the difficulty of migrating data between platforms from various vendors, and the growing complexity of training and IT management in the face of downsizing.

The IBM® TS4500 tape library is the ideal option for backing up and archiving large amounts of data from open systems and mainframes, with an exceptional price/performance ratio.

 

Characteristics

  • Storage of up to 5.5 petabytes (PB) of uncompressed data in a single-frame tape library, or scaling up to a total of 175.5 PB
  • Enhanced security and regulatory compliance with data encryption and Write Once Read Many (WORM) media
  • Support for any combination of Linear Tape-Open® tape units (LTO®) Ultrium® 7, 6 and 5, IBM® TS1150 and IBM® TS1140
  • Advanced Library Management System (ALMS) to create logical tape libraries dedicating specific resources to selected environments
  • Remote management via a Web browser
  • Flexible upgrades, designed to minimize downtime
  • High availability, with failover operations
  • IBM System z support combined with the IBM TS7700 line of virtual tape servers and integrated tape library manager

 

How can NOVIPRO help

NOVIPRO can help you choose the appropriate tape backup technology for your backup and archiving needs. We can do a detailed analysis of your current use of magnetic tapes and provide you with a report that will help you make an informed choice. And then we can configure the IBM TS4500 tape library and integrate it with IBM System z, p and i Enterprise Servers. We can also migrate data from your current tapes to the chosen technology without affecting your applications, using specialized copy tools.