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Quantum Scalar Tape Library

Alliance Partner:

Quantum Corporation

Alliance Product:

Scalar Tape Libraries

Veeam Ready Category:

Veeam Ready - Tape

Category Description:

Tape solution where available hardware features have been tested to work with Veeam

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Veeam Product and Release:
  • Veeam Backup & Replication 11
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Product Details

Model number: Scalar i6000
Library Firmware Version: 779Q.GS06100
Drive firmware version: M570
Driver for tape drive: IBMTape.w19_6269-x64_WHQL_Cert.
Driver for media changer: IBMTape.w19_6268-x64_WHQL_Cert
Media type tested: LTO8

General product family overview:

Scalar libraries are the intelligent choice for archiving applications and long-term data retention. Proactive and automated monitoring and management reduces administration time and service interruptions keeping IT staff focused on key business objectives.

Scalar i6000 is an ultra-high density 19-inch rack form factor library that scales from 100 -12,006 cartridges and up to1104 I/E slots and 197 drives.

Additional Support:

  • Scalar Tape Libraries – i3, i6, i500 included in Veeam Ready
  • Drive firmware - IBMTape.w19_6268-x64_WHQL_Cert includes support for Quantum Scalar i6000, i500, i6, i3
  • “Unknown Media Changer” driver from Microsoft is also supported.
  • LTO8 M8 media

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