Spectra Logic

About Spectra Logic

Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Boulder, CO, Spectra Logic has over 30 years of experience in providing technology products from small to large enterprise organizations. Spectra design and deliver innovative data protection solutions through tape and disk-based backup, recovery and archive storage products. Because of thier leadership in product design, they've been recognised for many innovations in storage that have resulted in space and energy conservation, a sophisticated feature set, ease of use and increasing reliability. Spectra are also proud of thier well-earned reputation for providing the best support and service in the industry. We work closely with our customers to understand their individual needs, and strive to ensure their satisfaction with thier products.

Spectra Logic understand tape's inherent value in the data center and work to make tape better for you. They have dedicated themselves to innovating tape automation by addressing the ongoing issues that face the backup and archive environment. They've developed a set of enhanced processes with innovative management tools that lead you through a better backup and archive experience. Only with Spectra you can realise tape's full potential.

Spectra Logic Products

Spectra T-Finity Tape Library

Spectra T-Finity sets a new benchmark in library design with an intelligent Enterprise library that offers a highly flexible hardware architecture and an evolutionary management interface, helping you achieve the highest scalability, availability and performance possible. Built upon Spectra’s history of leading edge library design and the comprehensive BlueScale software interface, T-Finity offers several advantages in a value-packed solution: component redundancy, high-performance dual robotics, industry leading storage density, extreme scalability, energy efficiency, ease of management, integrated encryption and enduring reliability.

  • Dual robotics
  • Capacity: > 304,920 slots: 3.66 EB (compressed TS1140 technology)
  • Throughput: > 480 drives: over 2.15 PB/hr (compressed TS1140 technology)
  • Redundant Robotics Control Modules (RCM)
  • Redundant I/O and Communications Paths
  • LTO-5, LTO-6 and TS1140 Technology tape drives

Spectra T950 Tape Library

The award-winning Spectra T950 library leads the field in cost-effective innovation—from the greatest storage density and feature set to integrated encryption with key management in an automated library. T950 also offers comprehensive media and hardware health monitoring inside an easy-to-use single management interface, giving you a simple and secure solution that eliminates the element of surprise.

  • Minimum configuration has as few as 100 slots and two drives
  • Single frame maximum capacity: 2.85 PB and 950 slots(LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Eight frame maximum capacity: 30.15 PB and 10,050 slots (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Single frame maximum throughput: 24.2 TB/hr (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Eight frame maximum throughput: 121.0 TB/hr (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Interface options: Fibre Channel - 4 GB/s and 8 GB/s (LTO-4, LTO-5)

T-Series Mid-Range Tape Libraries (T200/T380/T680)

The Spectra Mid-Range libraries are engineered to preserve your initial investment in storage. Investment protection is realized by utilizing components which are interchangeable among the T200, T380, T680, T950 and T-Finity libraries, allowing you to seamlessly transfer and scale (TranScale) library components between libraries as your organization grows. Spectra’s industry-first TranScalable architecture is designed with your growth in mind and meets your future capacity, management and data protection needs.

  • Capacity: Up to 2.0 PB in 680 slots (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Maximum Throughput: 12.1 TB/hr in up to 12 full-height drives (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Interface options: Fibre Channel - 4 GB/s and 8 GB/s (LTO-4, LTO-5)
  • Spectra TranScale® architecture allows you to upgrade to a larger library while preserving your investment

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Spectra T120 Tape Library

The Spectra T120 library is a rack-mountable solution offering enterprise-class features including encryption with integrated key management plus media and hardware health monitoring. The T120 saves you time through ease of use and lowers your costs through long life-span and energy efficiency.

  • Capacity: Up to 360 TB in 120 slots (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Maximum Throughput: 10.1 TB/hr with up to 10 half-height drives (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Interface options: Fibre Channel - 4 GB/s and 8 GB/s (LTO-4, LTO-5), SAS - 6 GB/s (LTO-5)

 Spectra T50e Tape Library

The Spectra T50e combines simplified management with proven reliability and enterprise-class features in a tape library solution that gives you the confidence to let your backups run without constant attention. Scalable from 10 to 50 slots, one to four tape drives and customer replaceable components, the T50e is the easiest library in its class to configure use and upgrade.

  • Capacity: Up to 150 TB in 50 slots (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Maximum Throughput: 4.0 TB/hr with up to 4 half-height drives (LTO-5, 2:1 compression)
  • Interface options: Fibre Channel - 4 GB/s and 8 GB/s (LTO-4, LTO-5), SAS - 6 GB/s (LTO-5)
  • Enterprise features including remote management, encrytption plus Media, Drive, and Library Lifecycle Management

Verde DPE (Digital Preservation for Enterprise)

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ArchiveGrade Storage

Verde DPE is a Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR)-based Network Attached Storage (NAS) disk platform that delivers high density bulk storage. Engineered for data reliability and integrity, Spectra’s unique implementation of ZFS software RAID combined with the newest disk technology brings new life to long-term storage – Verde DPE.

The Verde DPE delivers up to 7.4 PB of raw data storage per rack at a cost as low as £0.07 pence per GB.

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