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DSI8000 Tape Library (LTO5)

The DSI8000 tape library is the our most robust physical tape offering. Scalable for your expanding data needs, the DSI8000 can accommodate even the most complex environments while providing better network protection. And to minimize costly downtime, DSI’s remote failover capability lets you transfer control from one module to another, ensuring uninterrupted access to your data.

  • Intelligent Management: DSI makes it easy to arrange your data in method that makes sense to you. This DSI8000 makes that easier.
  • High data availability: with robotic failover, redundant hot swap or the high performance tape drive management the DSI makes sure your data is available and accessible when you need it.
  • Flexible: the multi-modular design allows you to customize your data solution. Truly catering to those needing enterprise storage solutions and an individual architecture.
  • Up to 3.0PB in capacity fully scaled
  • Transfer rate up to 12TB/hr per module
  • Capacity on demand
  • Fibre channel interface connection
# of cartridge slots 100
Number of cartridge drawers 1
Number of slots per drawer 80
Number of mail slots 15
Max. # of tape drives supported 12
max. native capacity 150TB
max. compressed capacity 300TB
max. native capacity data transfer rate 6TB/hr
max. compressed data transfer rate 12TB/hr
Interface 8Gb FC (fibre channel)
Physical 76"(h) x 24"(w) x 41.5"(d) 
193cm x 61cm x 105cm
MCBF (mean cycles between failure) 2,000,000
MTTR (mean time to repair) Less than 10 minutes
Temp/Humidity 0-50°C (operating), 15-85% (operating, non-condensing)
Power 100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 484 watts
BTU/hr 1653

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"The support DSI has provided is just outstanding ... anytime a question comes up, people at DSI actually scramble to answer it first. I don't think I've had an experience like that with any other vendor."

Frank Cost, Liberty Bank Systems Administrator

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