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TAPAS - Powered by Spectra Cube

TAPAS utilizes the cloud-optimized tape library Spectra Cube™, Spectra Certified LTO-9 media, and Spectra BlackPearl® S3-compatible object storage to establish an object-based tape infrastructure that seamlessly integrates with any Amazon S3 or S3 Glacier application.

Specta Cube Specifications

Max Slot Count | Media Type
Max Native Capacity1
Max Compressed Capacity1, 2
Max Drives
30 Half Height | 16 Full Height
Max Native Throughput1 (TB/hr.)
32.4 Half Height | 23.0 Full Height
Max Compressed Throughput1 (TB/hr.)
81.0 Half Height | 51.8 Full Height
Max SLS Partitions
Tape Drives Supported
Dual Robotics
footnotes: 1. Stated maximums based on exclusive use of LTO-9 drives. 2. LTO-9 assumed compression ratio is 2.5:1.
Capacity & Throughput
Dry-bulb Temperature
Max Temperature Rate of Change
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
Max Humidity Rate of Change
Altitude (max Allowable)
Allowable Environment
16°C to 32°C (60°F to 90°F)
5°C per hour | 9°F per hour
20% to 80% | 22°C dew point max
5% per hour with no condensation
3048 m (10,000 ft)
Recommended Environment
16°C to 25°C (60°F to 77°F)
5°C per hour | 9°F per hour
20% to 80% | 22°C dew point max
5% per hour with no condensation
3048 m (10,000 ft)
Library MTTR
Less than 5 minutes for Field Replaceable Units (FRU)
Mean Cycles Between Failures (MCBF): Over 2 million
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF): 250,000 power-on hours
Power Requirements
Maximum configuration with 16 LTO Drive; 1,186 Watts AC at 200-240v AC
Redundant N+1 Power / 85 PLUS Gold Power Supplies
Heat Dissipation: 4,047 BTU/hr. (max operating, same configuration)
Encryption Supported
BlueScale Standard | BlueScale Professional1 | Spectra SKLM1
Spectra TeraPack tape magazine
Yes, each TeraPack magazine holds ten LTO tapes to efficiently import and manage tape media as well as reduce cycle and tape mount times.
Queued Ejects Support
Auto Clean Support
Camera (Spectra Vision)
Tape Technology Supported
LTO-9 will be used. The library also supports LTO-8, LTO-7 & LTO-6
footnote: 1 Available in a future LumOS product release.
Library Features

The Spectra Cube library epitomizes the essence of being enterprise-class. It is constructed based on the knowledge and experience gained from over 10,000 installations. In addition, it incorporates LumOS library management software and Field-proven robotics featuring the High-Performance Transporter (HPT).


The library provides a comprehensive system for managing and monitoring various aspects, such as Media Lifecycle Management (MLM), Drive Lifecycle Management (DLM), and Library Lifecycle Management (LLM). This ensures that your data is safeguarded and accessible whenever you require it.

Management & Monitoring

Rest assured that your data will be securely stored on Spectra Certified Media, adhering to the highest quality standards. Each cartridge undergoes a thorough cleaning, testing, and verification process before being used, ensuring its reliability. Additionally, Spectra Certified Media comes with a Lifetime guarantee, offering you peace of mind.


Proven Reliability & Trust

Why Spectra Logic

We are collaborating with Spectra Logic, a leading provider of data management and storage solutions. Their primary focus is on modernizing IT infrastructures to safeguard and defend data, whether it be stored on-premises, in a single cloud, across multiple clouds, or in various locations simultaneously. Spectra Logic's solutions enable Geyser Data to efficiently manage, migrate, and store your data, ranging from terabytes to exabytes, and incorporate features that enhance your resilience against ransomware attacks.

Their latest product, the Spectra Cube library, offers the ideal technology for creating and launching a tape-as-a-service solution in the cloud. Their global customer base, exceeding 10,000, is a testament to the diverse markets they serve, such as high-performance computing, media and entertainment, and general IT. This should give you peace of mind knowing your company and your data are in good hands. 
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