Tecmar pushes Travan
Based on Imation`s new NS (network series) of Travan minicartridges, Tecmar Technologies` TS420 Travan NS 8 drives pack up to 8 GB in compressed mode at a maximum data transfer rate of 1.2 MBps. Features include read-while-write recording, which reduces the need for a verify pass after backup. Travan NS 8 technology is aimed at entry-level servers and high-performance workstations. Suggested retail price for the drive is $453; cartridges are priced around $50.
Tecmar Technologies at (303) 682-3700, www. tecmar.com, or Imation at (888) 466-3456, www.imation.com.