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disk library

A storage system made up of disk drives. The term "library" more often refers to optical disc and magnetic tape libraries rather than arrays of magnetic disks (see disk array). See optical disc library and tape library.
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EMC is also announcing updates to its EMC Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) technology.
The RDX 8000 Removable Disk Library comes with up to eight removable disk-drive slots, enabling users to take data offsite to an archive, according to the company.
INNOVATION Data Processing announced today the availability of its FATSCOPY Tape Migration Utility through EMC([R]), with special EMC Global Services Practice pricing, to support customers installing or migrating to the EMC Disk Library for mainframe virtual tape library.
EMC sells two virtual tape libraries -- the DL3D 3000 and DL4000 -- that use rebranded deduplication software from Quantum and FalconStor and a disk-based backup appliance -- the Disk Library 3D 1500 -- that uses Quantum's software.
New enhancements to EMC NetWorker and EMC Avamar backup software and EMC Disk Library, for disk-based backup, help customers gain maximum efficiency of their storage environment by providing the right solution to solve their unique requirements based on scale, budget and use case.
Today, a new disk library category is evolving from these two traditional solutions.
The solution combines QStar's HSM open platform archive management software with the Tandberg Data RDX([R]) QuikStation[TM], an iSCSI-attached, removable disk library designed to provide a multi-cartridge platform for short-, medium-, or long-term archiving.
Additionally, Nowcom utilizes EMC Disk Library for its disk-based backup and recovery, EMC CLARiiONA networked storage systems to house its Microsoft Exchange email and Oracle 10g databases, and EMC EmailXtenderA software for archiving emails.
INNOVATION announces new FDRSOS[R] release, first to employ, EMC[R] z/SOS for Symmetrix[R], EMC TimeFinder[R] and the newly announced EMC Disk Library for Mainframe (DLm960) with De-duplication.
This policy-based feature Co which EMC first offered in its EMC Disk Library virtual tape systems Co is designed for applications that have regular spans of time with little or no activity.
EMC is pleased that Atempo has joined the EMC Velocity2 Technology and ISV Program to demonstrate its commitment to excellence in archiving, workflow and storage management solutions," said Dan McGee, Senior Vice President of Data Domain and Disk Library product lines for EMC's Backup Recovery Systems Division.
The following VTL products were included in the testing: The EMC's Disk Library, FalconStor([R]) Virtual Tape Library, Quantum's DXi 7500 and the Sepaton([R]) S2100-ES2[R].