Bethesda, MD. — OTG Software, a provider of online data storage management and data access software, announced that its DiskXtender 2000 storage solution is fully certified and supports Spectra Logic’s enterprise-class automated tape libraries – the Spectra 12000 and the Spectra 64000. The combination of DiskXtender and Spectra Logic’s tape library systems creates a fully integrated hardware and software solution that delivers enhanced system performance and storage management within heterogeneous computing environments. Spectra Logic’s enterprise-class tape library family, which utilizes the Gator architecture, is SAN-ready, enabling OTG to provide server-less data management and protection solutions, relieve enterprise servers of burdensome traffic and better manage business critical information and applications.
This certified support enables Spectra Logic’s customers to fully utilize DiskXtender’s powerful online data storage management solutions across the entire line of Spectra Logic automated tape libraries in both SCSI and Fibre Channel environments. The combined solution provides automated, policy-based data management and provisioning through DiskXtender on a single tape library system, lowering total cost of ownership.
DiskXtender 2000 provides intelligent, automated storage management and access to enterprise data. DiskXtender 2000 provides fast access to unlimited storage of critical business data from the desktop, corporate intranets or the Web, improving productivity and lowering the cost of ownership of mission critical data. Certified with over 600 hardware devices from stand-alone disks to automated libraries, DiskXtender 2000 provides online access to data and advanced automation service for storage resource management.
“The Spectra Logic-OTG solution greatly improves the ability to share data stored on large, automated tape libraries with multiple servers or networks and makes backups more affordable and much easier to manage,” said Jerry Held, OTG’s Vice President of Business Development. “Spectra Logic’s tape library family is also SAN-ready, which allows us to deliver server-less solutions to the enterprise. Through certifications like this, we’re enabling users to empower their storage and turn it into an effective business tool.”
Spectra Logic’s tape libraries, available with multiple interface options, allow users to take advantage of a variety of storage architectures, including SAN, NAS, and traditional SCSI. The Spectra 12000 and 64000 Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) automated tape libraries – named Imaging & Document Solutions “Best of AIIM” product – offer superior storage density, reliability and best-of-class user-interfaces in a cost-effective robotic design. The Spectra 12000 carries a storage capacity of 15.6 Terabytes and up to eight drives in only 24 inches of rackmount space (14U). The Spectra 64000 represents the industry’s highest storage density and offers a storage capacity over 80 Terabytes and 32 tape drives in a single 72-inch rack mount enclosure.
“In today’s data-intensive digital marketplace, companies need comprehensive and scalable storage solutions to meet their unique business needs,” said Louis Cicio, Director of Product Management, Spectra Logic. “OTG’s DiskXtender 2000, combined with our tape libraries, helps to maximize a company’s overall storage management solution and allows users to more efficiently transfer important data and have the ability to retrieve it at a moment’s notice.”
Spectra Logic Corporation is a leading manufacturer of high-performance tape automation products providing mission-critical data protection for companies worldwide. Spectra Logic tape library products offer capacities from 60 Gigabytes to hundreds of Terabytes. The Boulder, Colorado-based company’s products operate on a broad range of platforms and utilize a wide range of interface configurations to take advantage of rapidly evolving SAN and direct- attached storage architectures. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at http://www.spectralogic.com .
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, OTG Software is a provider of online storage management and access solutions, including a dynamic email management solution. OTG’s software enables enterprises to store, track and retrieve data over a variety of network architectures, including the Web and storage area networks. OTG Software’s products are used by over 7,600 organizations worldwide and are available through a network of over 300 VARs, distributors, and OEMs. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at http://www.otg.com .