MaxOptix Debuts Multi-Terabyte DVD-RAM Library

Secondary storage vendor MaxOptix Corp. today unveiled its latest DVD-RAM library, a scalable multi-terabyte library that delivers the random accessibility, high reliability and durability of optical disk technology at a price per megabyte that is comparable with tape libraries.

The new MaxOptix MXDVD-Enterprise Library, according to the company, provides a scalable design that allows customers to keep pace with their expanding storage needs. The base model, which features 436 media slots and a minimum of two 9.4 gigabyte DVD-RAM drives, can be scaled up to a maximum of 1,840 media slots and up to 64 DVD-RAM drives, for a total capacity of more than 17 terabytes.

The new MaxOptix MXDVD-Enterprise Library is supported on Windows NT/2000, Solaris and other major UNIX platforms. The library is available now, with prices starting at $38,100.

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