The StorageTek SL8500 is a highly scalable and reliable tape library, the first exabyte storage system in the world. The SL8500 supports multi-generation media, redundant and hot swappable robotics and library control cards, and non-disruptive expansion - up to 67 exabytes using 32 libraries (with 2.5:1 compression).
|SL8500 (Minimum)||SL8500 (Maximum)|
|Throughput (per hr)||T10000C/D: 64 drives (252 MB/s) 58.1TB/hr
LTO 6: 64 drives (160MB/s) 36.9TB/hr
LTO 5: 64 drives (140MB/s) 32.3TB/hr
|T10000C/D: 640 drives (252 MB/s) 580.6TB/hr
LTO 6: 640 drives (160MB/s) 368.64TB/hr
LTO 5: 640 drives (140MB/s) 322.56TB/hr
|Audit Time||< 12 min||< 40 min|
|Average cell-to-drive time||< 11 sec||< 11 sec|
|Capacity||T10000D: 1,450 cartridges (8.5TB) 12.3PB
T10000C: 1,450 cartridges (5.5TB) 8PB
LTO 6: 1,450 cartridges (2.5TB) 3.6PB
LTO 5: 1,450 cartridges (1.5TB) 2.2PB
|T10000D: 100,880 cartridges (8.5TB) 857.5PB
T10000C: 100,880 cartridges (5.5TB) 554.8PB
LTO 6: 100,880 cartridges (2.5TB) 252.2PB
LTO 5: 100,880 cartridges (1.5TB) 151.3PB
|Number of Slots||1,450||100,880|
NCE are able to fully support the StorageTek SL8500 with full support and maintenance.
The StorageTek SL500 is highly reliable and designed for easy serviceability. The SL500 supports LTO 4 & 5 tape drives, redundant and hot swappable drives, power supplies and diagnostic ports, and simple expansion - up to 862TB with cartridge expansion module. A tiered storage solution is available utilising the Sun Storage Archive Manager and Storage 6000 arrays.
|SL500 (Minimum)||SL500 (Maximum)|
|Throughput (per hr)||LTO 5: 1 drive (140MB/s) 492GB/hr
LTO 4: 1 drive (80 - 120MB/s) 420GB/hr
|LTO 5: 18 drives (140MB/s) 9TB/hr
LTO 4: 18 drives (80 - 120MB/s) 7.7TB/hr
|Capacity (uncompressed)||LTO 5: 30 cartridges (1.5TB) 45TB
LTO 4: 30 cartridges (800GB) 24TB
|LTO 5: 575 cartridges (1.5TB) 862TB
LTO 4: 575 cartridges (800GB) 460TB
|Number of Slots||30||575|
NCE are able to fully support the StorageTek SL500 with full support and maintenance.
For StorageTek Tape Library Support;
Call: +44 (0)1249 813 666 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - or use the quote form opposite.
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