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Exabyte Corporation , a tape backup vendor, and CommVault Systems, a provider of data management solutions, announced that Exabyte's native Fibre Channel Mammoth-2 (M2) tape drive and X80 and X200 libraries have been certified for CommVault Galaxy data management software version 3.7 for Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 and Sun Solaris 8 operating systems.
"This certification ensures seamless interoperability between Exabyte tape drives and libraries and CommVault's data management software," said Kelly Beavers, VP of marketing for Exabyte Corporation. "Global enterprises using CommVault in NAS or SAN network environments now have access to the high reliability, performance and easy management of Exabyte tape backup systems. This is yet another step in establishing our Fibre Channel tape systems as the best logical choice for a wide range of users."
"We are delighted that CommVault Galaxy is certified to manage Exabyte tape drives and libraries," said Bob Hammer, chairman, CEO and president, CommVault Systems. "This interoperability advancement furthers our delivery of high performance, enterprise data and media management to help customers protect business-critical applications and data."
Exabyte said the fibre channel Mammoth-2 (M2) stores up to 150 gigabytes of data with a sustained transfer rate of up to 30MB per second. Mammoth-2 is also available in SCSI LVD and HVD. The Exabyte X80 offers native capacities up to 4.8 Terabytes and the X200 offers 12 terabytes of native capacity.