TL2000 24 LTO TAPE LIBRARY

TL2000 24 LTO TAPE LIBRARY

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TL2000 LTO TAPE LIBRARY

SUPERIOR VALUE

The TL2000 LTO Tape Library reduces cost and manpower associated with direct-attach, manual daily backup.
TL2000 LTO TAPE LIBRARY

AUTOMATED BACKUP

The TL2000 LTO Tape Library simplifies ever-increasing backup requirements for data protection data management policies.
TL2000 LTO TAPE LIBRARY

RELIABILITY

Extensive design and compatibility testing assures the TL2000 LTO Tape Library works wherever and whenever your business needs it.
TL2000 LTO TAPE LIBRARY

REMOTE MANAGEMENT

Manage the TL2000 LTO Tape Library on-site or on the road with an easy-to-use, Web-based remote management user interface.

TL2000 LTO Tape Library


Low profile, automated, high-capacity 24 Slot LTO Tape Storage supported in open system platforms

The PivotStor TL2000 LTO Tape Library is designed for entry-level automated backup for rack system and small to midsize business environments. With a low-profile, high-density storage capacity, the TL2000 is ideally suited for backup and archival operations. The TL2000 is available with half-height LTO Ultrium 7, 6, or 5 tape technology for a high-capacity, entry-priced tape storage solution.

The TL2000 is equipped with standard features designed to provide secured, easy to manage data backup. Web-based remote management and a removable tape magazine help provide ease of use. The TL2000 can be used in a rack system or on a desktop in the office which reduces the amount of required IT personnel, as well as help centralize backups in the data center. The TL2000 is also designed to support the encryption of sensitive user data in combination with half-height LTO Ultrium 7, 6, or 5 tape technology. With a 6 Gbps serial-attached SCSI (SAS) interface, the TL2000 is supported on open-system server platforms.

Features


Easy to Manage and Use

PivotStor’s TL2000 LTO Tape Library allows you to manage, configure and use the library from across the room or across the globe with the our unique web-based remote management and diagnostics. Manage multiple PivotStor’s tape libraries from a single pane with Command View Tape Library (CV-TL).

PivotStor’s TL2000 LTO Tape Library easily manages your media both in or out of the tape library with a standard bar code reader and multiple 12-slot removable magazines.

Proactively monitor utilization, operational performance, and overall life and health of the library, drives and media with PivotSure. PivotSure will additionally provide an intuitive, easy to use dashboard, and advance analytics for predictive analysis.

LTFS provides a self-describing file system on an Ultrium LTO-7 or LTO-6 cartridge, which enables the combined archiving benefits of application independence, transportability and protection from obsolescence.

Protect and Preserve Your Data


TL2000 24 LTO Tape Library Highlights


  • Exceptional storage density: Up to 360 TB with TL2000 24 LTO Tape Library (capacity based upon 2.5:1 compression using LTO-7 tape cartridges)
  • Easy-to-use web-based remote management
  • Integrated bar code reader
  • Tool-free tape drive upgrades
  • Leverage tape drives in a TL2000 24 LTO Tape Library for investment protection
  • Multiple interface choices available (FC or SAS)
  • Removable magazines with user-configurable mail slots
  • Easy-to-enable AES 256-bit embedded hardware encryption with compression
  • Extensive OS and software compatibility testing
  • Proven high reliability
  • Achieve the highest level of encryption security to secure confidential business information
  • Proactively monitor utilization, operational performance, and overall life and health of the drives and media
  • Quick, easy, and affordable capacity growth
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the TL2000 24 LTO Tape Library

In data storage, a tape library is a collection of magnetic tape cartridges and tape drives. An automated tape library is a hardware device that contains multiple tape drives for reading and writing data, access ports for entering and removing tapes and a robotic device for mounting and dismounting the tape cartridges without human intervention.

The TL2000 24 LTO Tape Library is a compact, two-drive tape library, combining enterprise-class features and performance with entry-level affordability and ease of use.

Supporting SDLT or LTO tape formats, the TL2000 is ideal for unattended workgroup backup and restore, and also offers SAS or Fibre Channel (FC) storage networking connectivity options for enterprise backup consolidation.

What's included with the TL2000 24 LTO Tape Library
Differentiator
  • (1) LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 6Gb SAS tape drive, 24 slot tape library including remote management, removable magazines and bar code reader, rack-ready, encryption capable, RoHS2 Compliant
Warranty – year(s) (parts/labor/onsite)
  • 1/0/0
What’s in the box
  • TL2000 Tape Library with (1) LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 SAS drive and (1) 1.83M US Power Cord, C13, 10A, (1) 2.5M PDU Power Cord, C13/C14, 10A, (1) RJ-45 Ethernet cable, Rack mount hardware, Data Protector Express Basic backup and recovery software for Windows/Linux/NetWare
What are the technical specifications?
  • Drive type LTO-6 Ultrium 6250; LTO-5 Ultrium 3000; LTO-4 Ultrium 1760/1840; Available SAS or FC
  • Number of cartridge slots 24 slots per 6U Module; Scale from 80 to 560 slots in a fully expanded TL2000 Tape Library
  • Capacity 72TB Starting; 1.5PB Maximum; Assumes use of LTO-6 with 2.5:1 data compression
  • Transfer rate 60.4 TB/hr; Maximum, compressed
  • Host interface 8 Gb Fibre Channel or; 6 Gb/sec SAS or; 4 Gb Fibre Channel or; 3 Gb/sec SAS
  • Encryption capability AES 256-bit
  • Form factor 2U per module
  • Standard Warranty Return to Factory / Support upgrades available
  • Certifications Energy star 80Plus – Bronze & TAA compliant product
How do I configure the networking?

Configuring the Networking

Configuring the networking enables you to monitor, configure, and control most Library functions from the remote management interface (RMI). By default, the Library will obtain an IP address from a DHCP server. You can configure the Library to use a static IP address. Once the Library has an IP address, you can change the network configuration from the OCP or RMI.

To find the IP address obtained via DHCP:
  1. On the front panel, press Enter.
  2. If necessary, press Next until the the display shows Status/Information. Press Enter.
  3. Press Next until the display shows Network Information. Press Enter.
  4. The display shows either DHCP Enabled or DHCP Disabled. Press Next.
  5. The display shows the IP address. Press Next to see additional network configurations.
  6. Press Cancel until the display shows the home screen.
To set the IP address:
  1. On the front panel, press Enter.
  2. If necessary, press Next until the the display shows Configuration. Press Enter
  3. Press Next until the display shows Configure Network Settings. Press Enter.
  4. The display shows DHCP Enabled or DHCP Disabled. To change the setting, press Enter. Press Enter again to accept the new setting.
  5. Press Next to display the IP address. To change the IP address, press Enter. Set the new IP address with the Next and Enter keys. Press Next to display the subnet address. To change the subnet address, press Enter. Set the new subnet address with the Next and Enter keys.
  6. Press Next to display the gateway address. To change the gateway address, press Enter. Set the new subnet address with the Next and Enter keys.
  7. Press Cancel until the display shows the home screen.
Where can I download firmware?

TL2000 Tape Library Firmware

PivotStor Product Resources and Firmware
Release: BL_2_4_R_4_91_3_20e
Release Date: 05-03-2013

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