- Tape Drive
- Native data transfer rate up to 160MB/sec
- 8Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported drive attachment
- 1GB internal buffer
The IBM 3588 TS1060 Model F6C incorporates the LTO IBM Ultrium 6 Tape Drive with enhanced maximum tape drive throughput over the IBM LTO generation 5 Tape Drive (Ultrium 5). It has a native data transfer of up to 160 MB/sec. The TS1060 Tape Drive supports the LTO Generation 6 media specification of more than double the compressed capacity of up to 6.25 TB with 2.5 to 1 compression (up to 2.5 TB native capacity) compared to previous LTO 5 compressed capacity of up to 3.0 TB with 2 to 1 compression (up to 1.5 TB native capacity) per tape cartridge. IBM Ultrium 6 Tape Drives can read and write LTO Ultrium 5 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 4 Data Cartridges. The TS1060 has an 8Gbps Fibre Channel dual-ported interface for connection to a wide spectrum of open system servers.