Quantum Scalar LTFS Appliance
Enabling New Ways to Manage, Access, and Protect Data
Scalar LTFS appliance enables new ways to manage, access, and protect your data. It is ideal for workflow portability, data and content protection, and long-term archive in environments that want to leverage the LTFS open standard and take advantage of tape’s long-term reliability, low cost and physical portability.
Leverages The LTFS Open Standard
Storing your data in the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) open standard is the best strategy for supporting data transportability and long-term data accessibility.
Inexpensive Nas Storage For Archive
Access your tape libraries as a NAS file share. You can even drag and drop files between your tape archive and your primary working storage.
Works With Your Existing Applications And File System Tools
Archive files are directly available to your existing applications and file system utilities. Access to your archive data and searching for your files no longer requires proprietary backup applications!
Scale Across Partitions And Libraries, Up To 18pb Of Data
Protect your investment by buying only the performance you need. Scalar® LTFS can scale up as your data and performance needs grow.
Easy Appliance Deployment
Scalar LTFS is an appliance, designed and configured to handle your specific performance requirements. These userinstallable appliances offer performance for large organizations and simplicity where IT support is limited.
Get The Most Utilization From Your Tape Library
Use the library capacity you need for your traditional backup data, and leverage other library slots to store your LTFS archive data.
- Leverages LTFS Open Standard
- Data Portability for Easy Sharing
- NAS Connectivity to Your Tape Library
- CIFS and NFS Presentation
- Multiple Interfaces to Choose From
- Access up to 18PB of Archive Data
- Access Data Without the Use of Backup Applications
- Leverage Existing Applications and File System Tools
- Scalable Configurations Protect Your Investment
- Simple to Deploy
|Quantum Scalar LTFS Appliance|
|Supported Tape Products|
|Compatible with Quantum Scalar Libraries:
Leverages standards-based protocols for writing to tape
|NFS v3 (Linux) or CIFS (Windows and Mac OS)
POSIX interface support
|Host Interface: 1Gb Ethernet or 10Gb Ethernet
Library/Tape Drive Interface: 6Gb SAS or 8Gb Fibre Channel
|USA:||Type 3-prong power cords with IEC320 C13 to Nema 5-15 connectors|
|International:||C13 to C14 type 3-prong power cords with IEC320 C13 to IEC320 C14 connectors|
|Input Voltages:||100 to 240 VAC|
|Rated Frequency:||50 to 60Hz|
|Mirrored disk metadata storage
Metadata backup utility
|Most Granular Addressability|
|Applications and users have direct cartridge-level addressability
Access any LTFS tape cartridge in registered partitions from all connected libraries
Query individual cartridges for capacity utilization and availability
|Temperature||Operating: 50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C)
Shipping & Storage: -40° to 149°F (-40° to 65°C)
|Relative Humidity||Operating: 20 to 80% non-condensing
Shipping & Storage: 5 to 95% non-condensing
|Altitude||Operating: -50 to 10,000ft (-15.2 to 3,048m)
Shipping & Storage: -50 to 39,370ft (-15.2 to 10,668m)
|Width (in/cm)||17.19 / 43.6|
|Height (in/cm)||3.40 / 8.6 (2U)|
|Length (in/cm)||24.09 / 61|
|Weight (lbs/kg)||49.5 / 22.5|
|Safety||IEC 60950-1 (ed. 1), CSA 60950-1-03/UL 60950-1 1st Edition|
|Emissions||EN55022 Class A, FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-003 Class A, VCCI Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, CNS13438 Class A, KN22 Class A|
Download the Quantum Scalar LTFS Appliance Datasheet (PDF).