Exabyte targets DLT market with the 690D
The newest member of Exabyte`s Arrowhead family of tape libraries is the 690D, a scalable DLTtape library solution for large application and data servers. According to industry analyst firm Dataquest, this market is expected to double over the next three years. The 690D can be configured with 30, 60, or 90 cartridges with two to six drives for up to 6.3TB of compress capacity and a maximum throughput of 60MBps. The library is available in rack or stand-alone configurations and features removable five-cartridge magazines for off-line storage, front-door access with key lock and electronic override, and Fibre Channel connectivity. The 690 is available now and has a starting list price of $45,585.