Compact library

March 2002
Management Services;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p31
Academic Journal
The MaxOptix company in Great Britain has released its compact library products, the 8PAC-3 and 16PAC-3. The 8-PAC-3 uses the Sony AIT-3 8mm tape drive that boasts a native capacity of 100GB and native transfer rate of 12MB per second. It is to be used as an entry-level tape automation solution, providing 800GB of native storage capacity and automated means of ensuring automated back-ups. The 16PAC-3 is similar to the 8PAC-3 but with increased storage capacity and performance. It provides 1.6 terabytes native storage capacity and drive scalability. It has 16 cartridges. The 8PAC-3 uses eight cartridges.


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