IBM Tape Storage

IBM have a full range of tape storage products and Covenco hold stock of complete systems, features, and of course all the relevant tape drives. Whether you need a single LTO device, a complete tape library solution or an older tape drive, Covenco provide extremely cost-effective solutions and can typically deliver IBM tape storage hardware within 48 hours.

Our experienced teams have a deep understanding of the different IBM tape storage ranges and their supported configurations, so will guide you to make sure your purchase meets your business needs and is technically validated.

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Why buy your IBM Tape Storage from Covenco

  • Latest models back to legacy libraries and drives
  • Any configuration built to your exact requirement
  • Fully tested and refurbished hardware
  • Worldwide delivery within 48 hours
  • Warranty included, maintenance available
  • Full Installation services available
  • Saving up to 95% off list price
IBM 3588 LTO Tape

IBM 3588 LTO Tape

The IBM 3588 LTO Tape family provide LTO Tape sleds for IBM TS3500 libraries. The 1st Generation 3588 LTO3 were not all encryption enabled, so please specify if this is a requirement. The 3588 Tape Drive is designed for both L52 and L53 libraries, and we can supply the mounting hardware and power supplies for both style libraries.

All the 3588 variants are freely available in the used market and are typically ex-stock, so please…

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IBM TS3500 Tape

IBM TS3500 Tape

The IBM TS3500 is a highly scalable tape system, supporting TS1130, TS1120, 3592 or LTO Ultrium tape drives for a total of 12 per frame (up to 192 per library). Depending on configuration, can hold up to 20,000 tapes across 1 base frame and 15 expansion frames.

Both the first generation 3584 Libraries and the later TS3500 are freely available in the used market and are typically ex-stock, so please contact us to check on the configurations…

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IBM TS3400 Tape

IBM TS3400 Tape

The IBM TS3400 ( IBM 3577/L5U ) can utilise up to two TS1120 or TS1130 ( 3592/E05 or 3592/EU6 ) tape drives and 18 tapes. The TS3400 is capable of storing up to 37.8TB of data at 3:1 compression with data transfer rates of 104 MBps.

The IBM TS3400 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check on availability. Upgrades are possible to add the second drives sled if you have a single drive Library.…

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IBM TS3310 Tape

IBM TS3310 Tape

The IBM TS3310 can hold up to 18 tape drives, using 1 base library and 4 expansion units. The TS3100 can support LTO3, 4 and 5 drive sleds, including SCSI, FC and SAS connectivity. When all the tape slots are activated, the TS3100 can backup 1.2PB of storage using 2:1 compression.

The TS3310 ( 3756/L5B and 3576/E9U ) Library is freely available in the used market and is typically ex-stock, so please contact us to check on the configurations…

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IBM TS3200 Tape

IBM TS3200 Tape

The IBM TS3200 ( IBM 3573/L4U ) can support a variety of LTO tapes drives, up to 4 Ultrium LTO 5 models - with SAS, SCSI and FC attach options. When configured with LTO5 tape units, the TS3200 can store up to 144TB and has a data transfer rate of 140MBps.

The TS3200 is freely available in the used market and is typically ex-stock, so please contact us to check on the configurations available. Upgrades are also possible, to add…

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IBM TS3100 Tape

IBM TS3100 Tape

The IBM TS3100 ( IBM 3573/L2U or 3573/2UL ) can support a variety of tape drives (LTO3, 4 and 5 with SAS, SCSI and FC connectivity). When configured with two Ultrium LTO5 sleds the TS3100 provides up to 72TB of storage and data transfer of 140MBps.

The TS3100 is freely available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check on the configurations available. Upgrades are possible to provide additional drives…

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IBM TS2900 Tape

IBM TS2900 Tape

The IBM TS2900 ( IBM 3572/S3H and 3572/S4H ) supports one Ultrium 3 or 4, 3Gbps SAS tape drive. With 9 tape capacity can store up to 14.4TB with 2:1 compression on an LTO 4 tape.

The TS2900 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution, Applied Technologies

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IBM TS2360 Tape Express

IBM TS2360 Tape Express

The TS2360 is now available in the used market. Compared with its previous generation, the TS2360 has higher capacity and data transfer rates, which are particularly effective at handling backup, save and restore, and archival data storage. The TS2360 supports media partitioning on Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 6 media and IBM Linear Tape File System. 

Call Covenco now for availability.Alternatively,…

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IBM TS2350 Tape Express

IBM TS2350 Tape Express

The IBM TS2350 ( IBM 3580/S5X ) tape drive contains one IBM LTO 5 tape drive, capable of storing up to 3TB with 2:1 compression on 1 LTO 5 tape. Up to 140MBps data transfer rate.

The TS2350 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution, Applied Technologies

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IBM TS2340 Tape

IBM TS2340 Tape

The IBM TS2340 ( IBM 3580/S43 ) tape drive contains one IBM LTO 4 tape drive, capable of storing up to 1.6TB with 2:1 compression on one LTO 4 tape and up to 120MBps data transfer rate.

The TS2340 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution, Applied Technologies

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IBM TS2260 Tape Express

IBM TS2260 Tape Express

The TS2260 is readily available from Covenco and is often ex-stock. The TS2260 is a popular choice for providing long term backup and archive storage data protection while lowering overall storage costs.  Available in the market as external standalone or rack mountable units. Call Covenco now for our latest stock position.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution,

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IBM TS2250 Tape Express

IBM TS2250 Tape Express

The IBM TS2250 ( IBM 3580/H5S ) tape drive contains one IBM LTO 5 tape drive, capable of storing up to 3TB with 2:1 compression on 1 LTO 5 tape, with up to 140MBps data transfer rate.

The TS2250 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution, Applied Technologies

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IBM TS2240 Tape

IBM TS2240 Tape

The IBM TS2240 ( IBM 3580/H4V or 3580/S4V ) tape drive contains one IBM LTO 4 tape drive, capable of storing up to 1.6TB with 2:1 compression on one LTO 4 tape and up to 120MBps data transfer rate.

The TS2240 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution, Applied…

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IBM TS2230 Tape

IBM TS2230 Tape

The IBM TS2230 ( IBM 3580/H3V and 3580/S3V) tape drive contains one IBM LTO 3 tape drive, capable of storing up to 800GB with 2:1 compression on one LTO 3 tape, with up to 80MBps data transfer rate.

The TS2230 is available in the used market and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are looking for a new tape solution, Applied…

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IBM TS1140 Tape

IBM TS1140 Tape

The IBM TS1140 (IBM 3592/E07) tape drives are compatible with the TS3500 tape libraries. Each tape sled has an uncompressed capacity up to 4TB per tape, depending on the media used. The TS1140 has a sustained data rate of 250MBps uncompressed and burst data rate of 800MBps.

The TS1140 is available in the used market, is very competitively priced and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively,…

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IBM TS1130 Tape

IBM TS1130 Tape

The IBM TS1130 (IBM 3592/E06) tape drives are compatible with the TS3500 and TS3400 tape libraries. Each tape sled has an uncompressed capacity up to 1TB per tape, depending on the media used. The TS1130 has a sustained data rate of 160MBps uncompressed and burst data rate of 400MBps.

The TS1130 is available in the used market, is very competitively priced and is often ex-stock, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively,…

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IBM TS1120 Tape

IBM TS1120 Tape

The IBM TS1120 ( IBM 3592/E05) tape drives are compatible with the TS3500 and TS3400 tape libraries. Each tape sled has an uncompressed capacity up to 700gb per tape, depending on the media used. The TS1130 has a sustained data rate of 104MBps uncompressed and burst data rate of 400MBps.

The TS1120 is typically in stock and is very competitively priced, so please contact us to check availability.

Alternatively, if you are…

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Legacy IBM Tape Solutions

Legacy IBM Tape Solutions

IBM's tape range has a large install base in the UK. IBM made 4mm, 8mm, Magstar and many other tape backup solutions that are now withdrawn from sale, though are still regularly the primary backup for our clients. Covenco typically hold stock of almost the entire IBM tape range - both drives and libraries.

Even though IBM have withdrawn many of these products we can still support these legacy environments. Our expert staff can confirm…

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Covenco have a comprehensive stock of IBM tape libraries, drives and features available for immediate shipment.

Covenco fully test the IBM tape storage as soon as it arrives in our engineering and warehouse facility, before all the components are stored separately. This means the tape drives are available for immediate shipment if you are looking to expand an existing library, or we can quickly build a complete new configuration to meet your exact requirement.

All IBM tape storage supplied by Covenco is of original IBM manufacture, fully tested, and is provided with both a warranty and a guarantee that it is accepted onto maintenance. Our engineering team can provide installation services, connecting the tape storage to your existing IT infrastructure and configuring the system to meet your backup requirements.

Knowing the complete IBM tape storage range, our specialists can advise which library or drive is right for you, helping you choose the correct solution from both a technical and commercial perspective. By considering the capacity and performance of the solution, initial hardware cost, potential backup software charges and ongoing maintenance expenditure, you can be assured you’ll get expert advice from Covenco.

If you have redundant or surplus IBM Tape Library or Drive hardware, contact our sales team and get a buy back price today!

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