StorageTek doubles Timberline capacity
StorageTek recently announced EETape, a double-capacity tape cartridge designed specifically for the Timberline 9490. Developed in conjunction with Imation Corp., the new cartridge provides 1.6GB of native storage capacity on 2,200 feet of media. EETape is compatible with all StorageTek Nearline libraries and complements the company`s new ExHPDM software. A unique notch and distinctive coloring identify the media. A hardware upgrade kit is available for $4,000. The list price of a new Timberline cartridge with the EETape feature is $47,466.