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HCL - Spectra Logic Spectra Stack with SWARM

Challenge

VeeamReadyTape

Product Information:

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

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: T560 / SWARM
Library Firmware Version 1.95
Drive firmware version: K4K1
Driver for tape drive: IBM Ultrium HH7 SCSI
Driver for media changer: Spectra Logic Medium Changer
Media type tested: LTO7

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 SWARM solution utilizes SAS tape drives in the media changer directly connected to an ATTO XstreamCORE ET 8200T. The solution eliminates the need for a fibre channel switch to run a tape library. This solution also enables the use of the tape library in virtualized environments.

 

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number: 10.0.0.4461

KB ID:
3174
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
v10.x
Published:
2020-05-07
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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