IBM TS2250 Tape Drive (3580-H5S)


The IBM TS2250 tape drive, the entry-level IBM tape product family offering, is the answer to growing storage requirements. Incorporating the industry-leading LTO Ultrium technology, the TS2250 tape drive is suited for handling backup, save and restore, and archival data storage needs with higher capacity and higher data transfer rate than previous generations.

In addition, IBM LTO Ultrium 5 technology is designed to support media partitioning, and LTFS technology. It also continues to support encryption of data and write-once-read-many (WORM) media.

IBM TS2250 Tape Drive Reduce costs Help reduce costs with lower power consumption, consolidation and space reduction.

Simplify data management
Utilize the with IBM Spectrum Archive with IBM Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technology to simplify data management.

Support media partitioning
Leverage Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 5 media to support media partitioning.

Key features
Fifth generation of LTO Ultrium technology
Hardware encryption available
Media partitioning and IBM Spectrum Archive with LTFS
Physical storage capacity up to 3.0 TB (2:1 compression)
Native data transfer rate of up to 140 MB/s 6 Gbps SAS interface
Backward compatibility Half-height form-factor

IBM TS2250 tape drive at a glance
Available configurations
Model 3580 H5S--One LTO Ultrium 5 tape drive, 6 Gbps SAS interface PN 3580S5E

Tape drive type
IBM LTO Ultrium 5

Physical capacity
1.5 TB Native; 3.0 TB with 2:1 compression

Number of tape drives 1Number of tape cartridges 1

Data transfer rate
Up to 140 MBps native

Media type
IBM LTO 5 data cartridge
IBM LTO cleaning cartridge

4.3 kg (9.5 lb)

Power requirements
100  240 V ac, 50  60 Hz autoranging

Dimensions (W x H x D)
21.3 cm 5.8 cm 33.2 cm (8.39 in. 2.29 in. 13.07 in.)

Three-year limited warranty, customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site service
in most countries, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available