25 half-height drive
bay of a forensic workstation.
Tandberg Data, a data storage company, has announced that IBM is to market the company's LTO 2 half-height drive
as its 200/400GB half-high LTO Generation 2 Tape Drive.
While LTO tape technology has captured a significant share of the enterprise market, we believe the Tandberg LTO-2 half-height drive
will provide an entry into LTO technology for the small to medium business.
Units can be as small as a half-height drive
that resides in a PC, to systems as large as a desk that provide 100 kVA (kilovolt-amperes) or more.
The new products complement the Tandberg StorageLoader with the LTO-3 half-height drive
, the industry's first 1U, LTO-3 tape autoloader also Apple-certified for the Mac OS X.
The system is easy to upgrade and users can add additional devices as needed, with a total of 10 half-height drive
Tandberg Data has integrated its LTO-3 Half-Height drive
into its easy to manage 1U StorageLoader to meet this need," says Hamish Macarthur from Macarthur Stroud International.
The StorageLoader uses an LTO-2 half-height drive
from Tandberg Data that features the lowest power consumption (18W) of any LTO tape drive, and its unique airflow design minimizes heat dissipation throughout the drive for greater reliability and increased longevity.
The CM 202 is a 5 1/4-inch half-height drive
that offers a rapid access time of less than 350 msec, a 40,000 hour MTBF, embedded audio capability and one of the fastest serial interfaces.
Pricing starts at $7,950 for the base configuration with four magazines for 48 cartridges and a single LTO-2 half-height drive
Tandberg's LTO-based tape drive solutions include the most compact and fastest LTO1 and LTO2 half-height drive
in the industry.
The Magnum 224 is available in two drive configurations: a single LTO-2 half-height drive
and empty bay for a second LTO-2 drive; or with a single LTO-3 drive.