ADIC to Debut New Tape Library
The Scaler 10K Dual Aisle will ship in May for about $320,000.A new tape library from Advanced Digital Information Corp. will debut next week with high-availability features and will have iSCSI connections in the future, officials said Friday. The Scaler 10K Dual Aisle will ship in May for about $320,000. ADIC designed its individual cartridges, controllers, drives, robots and power supplies to still function while others are being fixed, product manager Brian Bell said. Also, "We have built in a firewall module that allows you to take certain drives and control access to them," Bell said, in Redmond, Wash.
The library can use up to 13,884 Linear Tape-Open (LTO) or 11,612 Super Digital Linear Tape (SDLT) cartridges, in 312 drives, or up to 22,938 Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) cartridges, in 624 drives, in the users choice of combinations.
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