T120 overview

By combining field-proven reliability with cutting-edge storage innovation, the Spectra® T120 gives you access to our full suite of enterprise capabilities in 14U of rack space. Leveraging Spectra’s vast experience in tape automation hardware and many generations of BlueScale® software, the Spectra T120 is simple, affordable storage without compromise.

The T120 is built on our patented robotics, advanced LTO technology, powerful library management, increased security through our integrated BlueScale® Encryption, plus a range of support options to suit your needs. With more innovative features than any other library in its class, the T120 easily stands out in front. Designed to meet the backup, archive and deep storage requirements of demanding small and medium-sized organizations, the Spectra T120 library is easy to use, manage and maintain.

T120-Callouts

Data Integrity Verification (DIV): Confirms data written to tape is readable immediately after it is written as well as at user selectable times thereafter to protect archived data.

Administration: A common management interface, called BlueScale, for all library functions including configuration, administration, security, and remote operations.

Availability: Assisted Self Maintenance is an industry first support option that allows users to depot customer replaceable parts on site to quickly and easily replace failed components and maximize up time.

Encryption: Integrated AES-256 encryption and key management providing easy, economical, powerful security.

Media Lifecycle Management (MLM): Tracks and monitors 40+ data points for each piece of Spectra Certified media in your library to proactively notify you of media health issues before they become problems.
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    T120 Technical Specifications

    Capacity and Throughput
    Technology Max Drives Max Cartridges Max Capacity Max Throughput Encryption Support
    LTO-8 10 120

    1.4PB
    (uncompressed)

    3.6PB
    (compressed)*

    12.96TB/hr
    (uncompressed)

    27TB/hr
    (compressed)*

    Yes
    LTO-M81 10 120

    1.08PB
    (uncompressed)

    2.7PB
    (compressed)*

    10.8TB/hr
    (uncompressed)

    25.2TB/hr
    (compressed)*

    Yes
    LTO-7 10 120

    720TB
    (uncompressed)

    1.8PB
    (compressed)*

    10.8TB/hr
    (uncompressed)

    25.2TB/hr
    (compressed)*

    Yes
    LTO-6 10 120

    300TB (uncompressed)

    750TB (compressed)*

    5.8TB/hr (uncompressed)

    14.4TB/hr (compressed)*

    Yes
    LTO-5 10 120

    180TB (uncompressed)

    360TB (compressed)*

    5TB/hr (uncompressed)

    10.1TB/hr (compressed)*

    Yes

    *  Assumes 2:1 compression for LTO-5 and 2.5:1 for LTO-6, LTO-7,LTO-M8, LTO8

    1LTO-M8 = LTO-8 Type M media

    Environmental
      LTO Drives and Media
    Temperature 10’C to 40’C (50’F to 104’F)
    Humidity 20 to 80%

     


    Reliability
    Library MTTR 3 minutes for hot-swap components. 30 minutes for non-hot-swap components
    Power Requirements

    10 LTO-8 Drives; 395 Watts AC (max operating) 200-240v AC (50/60Hz>/6.8-8.2 Amps (RMS)

    Heat Dissipation: 1,351 BTU/hr (max operating, same configuration)

     

    Library
    Max Media/Slot Count Max Partitions Tape Technology Supported Dimensions Interface
    120 (LTO) 6 LTO-4,5,6,7,M8,8 35 in (D) x 15.5 in (W) x 24.5 in (H) (14U)

    Fibre Channel – 8Gb/s, SAS

     

    Library Weight
    Base Chassis 160 lb (72.6 kg)
    Weight wtih Max Drives and Max Inventory 305 lb (138.4 kg)

     

    Library Features
    Encryption Supported BlueScale/Spectra SKLM
    Type of TeraPack System Fixed TeraPack (8 cartridges)
    Queued Ejects Support Yes
    Auto Clean Support Yes
    Camera (Spectra Vision) No
    Spectra Encryption Options  Available Cost
    Spectra BlueScale Standard Encryption X Free
    Spectra BlueScale Professional Encryption X Additional Charge
    Spectra BlueScale SKLM Encryption X Additional Charge

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