Refurbished & Used IBM LTO 9 Tape Drive

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished IBM LTO 9 Tape Drives and upgrades. Whether you need a fully configured system or simply require a feature or part, we carry a broad array of used IBM LTO 9 Tape Drive hardware. 

With over 1.5 million products IN STOCK, Alta Technologies is one of the leading refurbished IBM storage system resellers in the area. We also buy your excess equipment.

IBM LTO 9 Tape Drive Information:

The IBM LTO 9 Tape Drive uses the most recent generation of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology, which provides significantly more capacity than the previous generation. LTO 9 Tape Drive is designed to help your organization meet the expanding data demands of current tape use cases such as cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and active file archiving, in addition to backup. The LTO 9 Tape Drive, with a physical storage capacity of up to 45 TB per cartridge (with 2.5:1 compression), is a great tape storage solution for medium- and enterprise-sized enterprises that require backup and low-cost, archival data storage.

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IBM LTO 9 Tape Drive Specifications:

  • Native data transfer rate of up to 400 MBps for full-height (FH) tape drives

  • LTO Generation 9 media specification tape cartridge compressed capacity of up to 45 TB (18 TB native)

  • 8 Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported drive attachment on models F9C and F9S

  • 12 Gbps dual-ported SAS attachment on model S9C

  • A 1 GB internal buffer

  • Support for media partitioning and self-describing tape with IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition

  • LTO-9 encryption support

  • Open Recommended Access Order (oRAO) allowing any compatible applications to retrieve content stored on the tape in a more efficient way

  • Support for new and field merge IBM LTO-9 (3588-F9C, 3588-F9S, and 3588-S9C) drives into 3584 models L55 and D55

  • LTO-9 cartridge capacity of up to 417 PB per library (up to 1.04 EB with 2.5 to 1 compression)

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