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actiLib 4U LTO Tape Library
LTO-Tape Library with up to four Tape Drives
with 48 Slots in four Magazines

Configuration of actiLib 4U LTO Tape Library

The actiLib 4U LTO Tape Library offers up to four LTO Tape Drive Modules within a 4U rackmount chassis offering 48 slots for LTO Media.

Configuration of actiLib 4U LTO Tape Library
Automation robotics are controlled by the first built-in LTO drive, so no additional connection has to be scheduled for this. The choice of LTO drives and their number will determine the configuration of the actiLib Tape Library.

  • Number of LTO Tape Drive Modules:
    Based on requirements related to capacity and compatibiltiy the numbers of LTO Tape Drive Modules need to be decided.
    Up to four LTO Tape Drive Modules can be equipped.
  • Available LTO Technology Generations:
    LTO-6, LTO-7, LTO-8
  • Available LTO Tape Drive Interface:
    For connection to available server or storage networks the following interfaces are available:
    - SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) for direct attachment to the server (DAS - Direct-Attached-Storage)
    - FC (FibreChannel) for connection to an existing storage network architecure (SAN - Storage-Area-Network)

For use the actiLib Tape Automation products a backup software managing data, tape drives and automation robotics need to be used. actiLib Tape Automation products will be supported by most leading backup software manufacturers.