HCL - Spectra Logic - Spectra Stack

KB ID:
2657
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.5
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-03-18

Challenge

VeeamReadyTape

Product Information:

Company name: Spectra Logic
Product Family: Spectra Logic Tape Libraries
Status: Veeam Ready - Tape
Classification Description: Tape solution where available hardware features have been tested to work with Veeam.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: Spectra Stack
Library Firmware Version 1.80
Drive firmware version: J4D1
Driver for tape drive: Microsoft LTO Tape Driver (Ver. 10.0.14393.1794)
Driver for media changer: Microsoft Medium Changer (Ver. 10.0.14393.0) (Veeam Option: Use native SCSI commands instead of Windows driver)
Media type tested: LTO-8 drive, LTO8 media (read/Write), LTO7 media (read/write)

General product family overview:
Spectra Stack Tape Library from Spectra Logic will meet your backup, archive and perpetual storage requirements. Designed to be easily installed, expanded and managed, the Spectra Stack is rated at a 100% duty cycle – meaning it is one of the only stackable libraries built to perform in a 24/7 environment. Spectra Stack starts as a 6U library with 1 to 6 LTO tape drives and 10 to 80 LTO tape slots. Each module of the Spectra Stack holds an additional 10 to 80 tape slots and 1 to 6 tape drives. Scalable from 10 to 560 tape slots and 1 to 42 tape drives, users can store more than 6.7PB (uncompressed) of data in a fully expanded Spectra Stack library. The Spectra Stack accommodates multiple tape generations with backwards compatibility, including M7 media which expands LTO-7 tape capacity when read by an LTO-8 drive.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number: 9.5.4.2615

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