What if your storage gave you the highest level of scale, performance and security to meet the most demanding archive and long-term compliance requirements?


Scalable, affordable and easy to use mid-range tape library designed for backup and archival in mid-size storage environments

TL1000 Stand Alone LTO Tape Drive Performance


Capacity-on-Demand Growth

Simplifies storage growth by scaling quickly, easily and without disruption


Effortless growth scalability preserves your initial capital investment—whatever degree of data growth might lie around the corner


Offering the industry’s most comprehensive and intuitive management tools enables precise business decision-making, configuration wizards, and speeds resolution time for your tape backup, even from your mobile device

TL6000 Scalable Tape Library


Is your data storage system outgrowing your current needs? 

PivotStor is your go-to supplier for tape drive storage solutions. Our LTO-based technologies set the standards for tape backup, recovery and archive of business-critical data for the small to mid-range enterprise.

The TL6000 Scalable Tape Library is the gold standard for mid-range tape automation, delivering best-in-class scalability, density, and performance to meet your short-term backup and disaster recovery data protection needs, as well as long-term archival requirements. Keep pace with data growth by seamlessly scaling up to 7 modules-without disrupting daily data protection. You also save expensive space, as the TL6000 provides the highest tape drive density per module of any mid-range tape library.

The TL6000 Scalable Tape Library reduces the time and resources needed to achieve enterprise-class manageability, equipping you with proactive monitoring on single pane of glass control. Competitively priced, the TL6000 Scalable Tape Library offers an outstanding return on your storage investment.

Why PivotStor’s TL6000 Scalable Tape Library Is Unique


TL6000 Scalable Tape Library Technical Specifications


The PivotStor LTO-7 Ultrium 15000 tape drive represents the seventh-generation of LTO tape drive technology capable of storing up to 15TB (compressed 2.5:1) per cartridge while providing enterprise tape drive monitoring and management capabilities, ease of use with support for LTFS and AES 256-bit hardware data encryption easy to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges.

Capable of data transfer rates up to 300 MB/sec (native), with Speed Matching feature further optimizes performance by matching speed of host to keep drives streaming and increase the reliability of the drive and media.

PivotStor LTO Ultrium half-height drives are designed for server customers in direct attached storage (DAS) environments. For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, the Ultrium 15000’s WORM (Write-Once, Read-Many) data protection feature offers a simple and secure method for archiving records as part of a compliance solution to meet the toughest of industry regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the TL6000 Scalable Tape Library?

The PivotStor TL6000 Scalable Tape Library preserves your investment with a single solution that scales seamlessly to accommodate your requirements. You can effortlessly address both your short-term and long-term storage needs and respond to unpredictable growth, service or changes. The TL6000 has scale-out architecture which allows you to pay as you grow – simply add in new modules to boost capacity and performance without investing in a whole new library. When needed, upgrades are fast and non-disruptive.

Why is the TL6000 Tape Library a better storage solution?

Reduce Administration Time
Reduce Power, Cooling, Floor Space and Hardware Costs
Reduce Risk

Scale vertically from 80 to 560 cartridge slots to store up to 8.4 PB in a single 19-inch rack; add in between 1 to 42 LTO-7, LTO-6, LTO-5, or LTO-4 half-height SAS or FC drives or 1 to 24 LTO-6, LTO-5, or LTO-4 full-height SAS or FC drives for speeds of up to 60.4 TB/hour.

You can easily manage expansion module installations as they are simple to configure and remove. The TL6000 features a touch operator control panel with wizards for easy install and configuration

What are the technical specifications?
  • Capacity

    15TB Starting; 8.4PB Maximum; Assumes use of LTO-7 with 2.5:1 data compression

  • Transfer rate

    113.4 TB/hr; Maximum, compressed

  • Form factor

    6U per module to a maximum of 42U

Where can I download firmware?

TL6000 Tape Library Firmware

PivotStor Product Resources and Firmware
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