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Our entry-level virtual tape library (VTL) for less robust capacity needs, the DSI400-BEM is the ideal system for those looking to migrate to VTL. By increasing data backup and recovery speeds while reducing the need for physical tape, switching to VTL means lower costs, higher performance and more control over your information. Discover the benefits of VTL at a price that competes with traditional tape systems.

  • Higher levels of ease, efficiency and security compared to physical tape
  • Comparable pricing with physical tape
  • Convenient backups that can be scheduled when it works for your business
  • Secure data that can be retrieved in hours instead of days and weeks
  • 128 virtual tape libraries
  • Data-at-rest encryption
  • SAS port for direct attach to physical tape
  • Dual FC Ports
  • Secure Tape Encryption (for use when creating physical volumes)
  • IP-based Replication (to second VTL, with encryption and compression for data in motion)
  • Hot spare drive
End user capacity 4TB
Entry Level VTL Appliance
# virtual libraries 128
# virtual tape drives 1,024
# virtual tape cartridges supported 4,000
Backend physical tape SAS only
Replication (w/ encryption / compression) OPTION
SecureTape encryption OPTION
Tape consolidation (stacking) OPTION
High Availability NO
Data De-duplication NO
Open systems ISV attachment YES
OS 2200 host attachment OPTION (single host)
MCP tape management OPTION (single host)
MCP robotic attachment OPTION
Processors 1 x quad core
Number of GBe Ports 2
Number of FC Ports 2 - 8 GB
Number of SAS Input Ports 0
Number of SAS Output Ports 2
Internal storage capacity (usable) 7 TB raw (4TB)
# drives 7 x 1TB
Raid Level 6
Secure Encrypted Disk YES
Dimensions (H x W x D): 1.75"” x 17.1” x 25.3”
Weight: 42 lbs
Temperature / Humidity considerations: 10 - 35 oC / 10 - 80%
Heat output / cooling requirements: 2,133 BTU’s/hr
Power supply rating (self switching) 100 - 240v, 50/60hz
Power / breaker requirements - US / C 500w/110v/7.4a
Power / breaker requirements - Int'l 500w/240v/3.7a
Form Factor 1U
Note 1 - Optional SAS Interface Note 2 - Expandable to 6 total FC ports Note 3 - Redundant Controller Module

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