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IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 Series Introduction and Planning Guide for the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 v.2.0, TS7700 Cache Controller, and TS7700 Cache Drawer

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As the direct successor to the IBM TotalStorage® Virtual Tape Server (VTS), the TS7700 Virtualization Engine v2.0 is a member of the TS line of products. It introduces a new modular and scalable architecture, allowing for system customization to meet particular requirements. The broad range of topics covered includes a discussion of the concepts of virtualization, examples of system configurations, descriptions of system components, and supported tape libraries, tape drives, and storage media.

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2006, 2011

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More support for: TS7700 virtual tape systems

Version: Not Applicable

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: N/A

Reference #: S7004085

Modified date: 31 May 2016

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