Ai adds libraries for AS/400
American International Business Technologies (Ai) is shipping an 800GB (compressed) autoloader for IBM AS/400 platforms. The autoloader uses Exabyte 8mm and Mammoth tape technologies and is backward-compatible with all 8mm tapes. The Ai 2xOE and 2xOM offer 10 or 20 cartridge slots and have a transfer rate of 1MBps. Ai claims a compressed transfer rate of 6MBps. Ai`s autoloaders compete with IBM`s 3570 library. Prices start at $12,300.Contact Ai at (800) 243-4433, www.ai-inc.com.