Future-Proof 3592 Virtual Tape

Switch to Virtual Tape with Ease!

With the manufacturer's announcements of the Services Withdrawal (End of Support) and Marketing Withdrawals (End of Sales Life) for physical tape drive products, we'd like to highlight our success with transitioning many mainframe data centers to virtual tape.

Services Withdrawal (EOS)

Marketing Withdrawals (EOSL)

Luminex's Mainframe Virtual Tape is application transparent, so no changes are required in tape applications for batch processing, HSM, archiving, backup or recovery. Also, the transition from physical to virtual tape is easily facilitated by Luminex's proven tape migration tools and services, so that the original tape VOLSER numbers and historical information are preserved in the new virtual tape environment.

Luminex is offering a Trade-Up program that includes a competively priced complete solution (see sidebar for details).

Contact Luminex for free virtual tape throughput and capacity sizing, solution recommendations and price quotes or call (888) 586-4639.

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IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 916-128

Services withdrawal: Declaration of plan to discontinue lease, rental, and maintenance services for selected machines; withdrawal of selected ServicePac part numbers, effective January 31, 2018.

Tape storage products Model
3592 Tape Controller C06
3592 Tape Controller J70
3953 Library Manager L05

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 916-074

Hardware withdrawal: Effective June 17, 2016, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following selected models.

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

Tape storage products Model
3592 Tape Controller C07
3592 Tape Drive Attached to C07-9478/C06 C07
TS3500 Tape Library Attachment F05-7325 F05
TS3500 Tape Library Attachment Expansion F05-7326 F05