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IBM Spectrum Archive


IBM Spectrum Archive, a member of the IBM Spectrum Storage family, gives you direct, intuitive and graphical access to data stored in IBM tape drives and libraries by incorporating the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) format standard for reading, writing and exchanging descriptive metadata on formatted tape cartridges. Spectrum Archive eliminates the need for additional tape management and software to access data. Spectrum Archive offers three software solutions for managing your digital files with the LTFS format: Single Drive Edition, Library Edition and Enterprise Edition.

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"IBM LTFS utility for basic tape backups"

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Works well with LTO-6 Mtape drive we have for offline backups

What do you dislike?

Expensive utility and slow customer support

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Allows us to archive projects to tape for redundancy

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