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StorageTek Tape Libraries

NCE are one of the UK's leading independent computer support and maintenance experts, with specialist experience in maintaining and supporting the full range of StorageTek Tape Libraries.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            Tape Libraries Support and Maintenance: Highly Flexible in Responses to IT Demands, Single Point of Contact

                                                                                                                                                                                            StorageTek SL8500

                                                                                                                                                                                            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.


                                                                                                                                                                                            StorageTek SL500

                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

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