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Our entry-level virtual tape library (VTL) for higher capacity needs, the DSI400-VEM increases data backup and recovery speeds, reduces the need for physical tape, adds security, and offers extensive reporting and searching capabilities. Simply put, switching to VTL means lower costs, higher performance and more control over your information.

  • Adapts to your existing IT environment
  • Saves money by reducing the need for physical tape
  • Easy to use
  • Extensive reporting and searching ability
  • Added security for your data
  • Ability to customize and expand storage capacity
  • 128 virtual tape libraries
  • 1,024 virtual tape drives
  • 8000 virtual tapes supported
  • 8TB Usable storage
  • 4-8Gb FC Ports
  • Encryption-at-rest
  • Ability to add Single Port SCSI Interface
  • Secure tape encryption
  • VTL based replication with encryption and compression
  • Upgradable to DSI400-MEM
  • Hot spare drive
  • Physical tape backup
  • Tape stacking/consolidation
End user capacity 8TB
  Value line VTL Appliance
# virtual libraries 128
# virtual tape drives 1,024
# virtual tape cartridges supported 8,000
Backend physical tape SAS, FC
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
MCP tape management OPTION
MCP robotic attachment OPTION
Processors 2 x six core
Number of GBe Ports 4
Number of FC Ports 4 - 16 GB
Number of SAS Input Ports 0
Number of SAS Output Ports 0 + 2 (Note 1)
Internal storage capacity (usable) 20 TB raw (8TB)
# drives 5 x 4TB
Raid Level 6
Secure Encrypted Disk YES
Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.40” x 17.44” x 26.80”
Weight: 65 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
Form Factor 2U
Note 1 - Optional SAS Interface Note 2 - Expandable to 6 total FC ports Note 3 - Redundant Controller Module

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