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IBM Tape Library Express Model
Entry-level LTO Ultrium tape library designed to provide reliable,
high capacity, high performance tape backup
IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape
Library Express Model
The new IBM System Storage™
TS3200 Tape Library Express Model is
designed to offer high capacity and
performance technology for the
midrange open systems environments.
The TS3200 Tape Library is an external
4U standalone or rack-mountable unit
that incorporates up to two Linear
Tape-Open™ (LTO) IBM TotalStorage®
Ultrium 4 or 3 Tape. The new LTO
Ultrium 4 tape drive has a native data
rate of up to 120 MBps, per drive.
The IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape
Library Express Model is an excellent
Available with one or two
Removable cartridge magazines
tape storage solution for organizations
Ultrium™ 4 or Ultrium 3 Tape
supports quick bulk load of the
with existing digital linear tape or requir-
Drives with either Low Voltage
tape library as well as ease of
ing high-performance automated tape
Differential (LVD) SCSI, 4 Gbps
storage for media
backup. The TS3200 is also designed
Fibre Channel or 3 Gbps SAS
(LTO4 only) attachment
for organizations that have limited phys■
Configured to hold four remov-
Ultrium WORM cartridges are
ical space in their IT environments.
supported with the IBM Ultrium
Operating in a rack environment allows
Tape Drives
organizations the advantage of placing
able magazines, providing
48 data cartridges, including
a three-slot I/O station
Standard bar code reader and
remote management unit to
give the user greater flexibility
in deployment and operation
the TS3200 in a standard 19" rack,
Standalone or rack-mountable
which provides 76.8 TB of compressed
tape storage in just a 4U space.
The TS3200 Tape Library can be
addition IBM Ultrium 4 tape drives in
Library provides a media capacity of up
ordered with up to two Ultrium 4 or
either 4 Gbps FC or 3 Gbps SAS
to 38.4 TB (76.8 TB with 2:1 compres-
Ultrium 3 LVD SCSI, 4 Gbps Fibre
attach help support encryption of data.
sion) data storage per unit. Remote
Channel 3 Gbps SAS (LTO4 only)
management and a bar code reader are
drives, which allow connection to a
The TS3200 Tape Library has four
standard in the library, allowing the
wide spectrum of open systems
removable cartridge magazines, provid-
library to run in sequential or random
servers. IBM Ultrium 4 tape drives can
ing 48 data cartridge slots, including
access mode. Optional features avail-
read and write LTO Ultrium 3 and read
one three I/O station. The TS3200 Tape
able are rack mount kit, additional
LTO Ultrium 2 data cartridges; in
power supply and Path Failover.
IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape Library Express Model at a glance
Drive Options
Ultrium 4: LVD SCSI—FC (8143); 4 Gbps Fibre channel—FC(8144); 3 Gbps SAS—FC(8145)
Ultrium 3: LVD SCSI—FC (8043); 4 Gbps Fibre channel (8044)
Available Models:
3573 L4U
3573L3H (Express model, PN) includes IBM LTO Ultrium 3 LVD Ultra160 attach, SCSI tape
drive, rack mount kit
3573F3H (Express model, PN) includes IBM LTO Ultrium 3 four Gbps Fibre Channel tape
drive, rack mount kit
3573L4H (Express PN) includes IBM LTO Ultrium 4 LVD Ultra160 attach, SCSI tape drive
3573S4H (Express PN) includes IBM LTO Ultrium 4 three Gbps SAS attach tape drive
3573F4H (Express PN) includes IBM LTO Ultrium 4 four Gbps Fibre Channel attach
tape drive
Optional Feature Codes
Rack mount
Right-side magazine set
Path Failover
Additional Power Supply
Transparent Encryption
Tape drive type
IBM LTO Ultrium 4 or IBM LTO Ultrium 3
Number of Drives
Number of tape cartridges
IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape Library Express Model at a glance
Number of mail slots
Data transfer rate
Up to 120 MBps native with LTO Ultrium 4
Up to 80 MBps native with LTO Ultrium 3
1.6 TB per cartridge compressed; 800 GB native with LTO Ultrium 4
800 GB per cartridge compressed; 400 GB native with LTO Ultrium 3
76.8 TB per tape library compressed; 38.4 TB native with LTO Ultrium 4
38.4 TB per tape Library compressed; 19.2 TB native with LTO Ultrium 3
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Stand alone
17.6 in (447.5 mm) x 7.29 in (185.2 mm) x 31.9 in (810 mm)
17.6 in (447.5 mm) x 6.89 in (175.2 mm) x 29.13 in (740 mm)
33 lb (15kg) without rack mount
Operating Environment
Relative Humidity
Electrical power
50 to 95 degrees F, 10 to 35 degrees C
15% RH to 85% RH (non-condensing)
1.3 amps at 100 V ac, 0.7 amps at 240 V ac
Attachment and systems support
The TS3200 features LVD Ultra160 and 3 Gbps SAS (LTO4 only) interfaces, attaching to
IBM System p™ and System p5™, pSeries®, IBM System i™ and System i5™, iSeries™,
IBM System x™, IBM RS/6000® SP™, IBM AS/400®, IBM BladeCenter®, and
IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations and personal computers
Operating Systems support
Native device driver support is available for IBM AIX®, IBM OS/400®, IBM i5/OS®,
Windows® 2000, Windows Server® 2003, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, Red Hat and
United Linux®.
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