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The DSI420-EVD is designed to help you keep pace with your rapidly expanding data by utilizing state-of-the-art deduplication for your data storage. As your data grows, there is no need to throw out the old…simply add a storage module to your existing DSI420-EVD system and easily scale your data storage environment.

The DSI420-EVD can be paired with the DSI5100-FEM (head storage module) and the DSI5100-SEM (16TB) or DSI5100-S32 (32TB).

  • Maximize your data efficiency
  • Protects your investment
  • Fits seamlessly into complex environments
  • Built with Enterprise system needs in mind
  • Deduplicates data at 5:1
  • Encryption-in-motion
  • Tape Stacking
  • Direct attach to physical tape
End user capacity  
De-dupe Cluster (Enterprise) node
# virtual libraries 128
# virtual tape drives 1,024
# virtual tape cartridges supported 64,000
Backend physical tape FC only
Replication (w/ encryption / compression) OPTION
SecureTape encryption OPTIONAL
Tape consolidation (stacking) OPTIONAL
High Availability N + 1 OPTION
Data De-duplication YES
Open systems ISV attachment YES
OS 2200 host attachment OPTIONAL
MCP tape management OPTIONAL
MCP robotic attachment OPTIONAL
Processors Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3
RAM 384GB Total
Raid Level 0
Number of GBe Ports 4
Number of FC Ports 4
Number of SAS Input Ports 0
Number of SAS Output Ports 0
Internal storage capacity (usable) 600 GB (0)
# drives 2 x 300 GB
Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.40” x 17.44” x 26.80”
Weight: 57.54 lbs
Temperature / Humidity considerations: 10 - 35 oC / 10 - 80%
Heat output / cooling requirements: 4,100 BTU’s/hr
Power supply rating (self switching) 100 - 240v, 50/60hz
Power / breaker requirements - US / C 1,100w/110v/12a
Power / breaker requirements - Int'l 1,100w/240v/6.5a

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Frank Cost, Liberty Bank Systems Administrator

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