Skip to main content
  1. Home >
  2. Products >
  3. IT Products and Systems >
  4. Storage >
  5. Tape Systems >
  6. ETERNUS LT >
  7. FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS LT260

FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS LT260

The Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS LT260 LTO based tape library combines flexible scalability, exceptional storage density with excellent automated and remote management capabilities for the highly efficient handling of fast growing backup and archive volumes.
It starts from 1200 TB of compressed capacity in a 6U chassis of up to 8.4 PB in the maximum configuration.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
High Density Tape Automation
  • Ultra-compact product with up to 560 slots in 42 height units
  • Up to 42 LTO drives with SAS or Fibre Channel interface

  • Ensures user-friendly and secure backup and archiving
  • Minimizes administration efforts while saving time and money
  • High data throughput reduces dramatically the backup time

Broad Scalability and Flexibility

  • Scalable from 80 to 560 slots by adding another expansion unit
  • Up to seven modules with up to six drives and 80 slots per unit
  • Up to six partitions per unit possible

  • Easy upgrade to increase storage capacity and performance
  • High investment protection
  • No hidden costs because all slots per module activated
  • Build up independent libraries out of one system
  • Allows to serve different application environments in parallel
Easy Management
  • Remote management utility and user friendly operator panel
  • Up to ten mail slots per module
  • Barcode reader

  • Automatism help to decrease the error rate of backup processes
  • Easy administration enables configuration and diagnostic from everywhere
  • Quick input and output of up to 70 cartridges
  • Short initialization time thanks to slot barcodes

Data Security

  • Encrypts data autonomously with hardware encryption through LTO drive
  • Encryption key management via tape library or KMIP
  • Supports WORM media

  • Guarantees high data security
  • Minimize administration costs with central key management
  • Fulfills compliance regulations

Technical details

TypeTape system with LTO technology
Drive typeLTO-5
LTO-6
LTO-7
Total capacity native120 - 840 TB
200 - 1,400 TB
480 - 3,360 TB
Number of slots80 − 560
Number of tape drives1 - 42 HH
Tape system interfaceSAS
Fibre Channel

For further information please see

Data Sheet: ETERNUS LT260

Case Studies

Press Release

  • Munich, January 28, 2016
    Fujitsu Optimizes Long-term Data Retention on Tape

    With the introduction of the latest Linear Tape Open (LTO) generation for FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS LT tape systems, Fujitsu continues its pledge to radically simplify backup and archiving with business-centric solutions. The systems provide affordable, scalable and reliable long-term data retention on tape, for example in conjunction with the recently launched FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS CS200c S2 / CS800 S6 Data Protection Appliance.

  • Munich, June 24, 2015
    Petabyte-scale ETERNUS LT260 Tape Library Combines Exceptionally High Data Capacity with Performance and Security

    Fujitsu today extends by a further 350 percent the capacity of its petabyte-scale expandable edition of the ETERNUS LT tape library, and adds additional security enhancements. First launched in November 2014, the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS LT260 combines the flexible scalability and excellent automated and remote management capabilities that mid-sized companies and large data centers need for highly efficient handling of fast-growing backup and archive volumes. This also makes it the first choice as a storage backend solution to Fujitsu’s ETERNUS CS8000 Unified Data Protection Appliance.

  • Munich, October 07, 2014
    Petabyte-scale ETERNUS LT260 Tape Library Combines Performance with Exceptionally High Data Capacity

    Fujitsu today introduces a new Petabyte-scale expandable edition of its ETERNUS LT tape library that combines performance with exceptionally high data storage density, making it ideally suited to both short-term back-up plus longer-term archiving deployments.

Support Packs

Support Pack OptionsAvailable in major business areas:
9x5, Next Business Day Onsite Response Time
9x5, 4h Onsite Response Time
24x7, 4h Onsite Response Time
Recommended Service24x7, Onsite Response Time: 4h

Documents

Product Support Services