Procom broadens AIT/DLT line
Procom Technology introduced new AIT and DLT autoloaders for NT and Novell workgroups. The AIT line-up includes a four-cartridge autoloader for up to 200GB of compressed capacity and a dual-loader mini-tower for up to 400GB. Both products incorporate memory-in-cassette, a 16Kbit chip that enables instant access to tape directory information for improved access rates. Other features include a 6MBps compressed transfer rate, a file access time of less than 55 seconds, and read-after-write enhanced error correction. The autoloader is priced at $6,145; the mini-tower at $11,085.
On the DLT side, Procom is offering new DLT4000 and DLT7000 autoloaders: the Datastream 418 and 718, respectively. The 418 delivers 320GB of compressed capacity; the 718, 560GB with a sustained data throughput of 36GB per hour. Both autoloaders feature eight cartridge slots (six in a removable magazine plus two fixed slots) and are available in tabletop and rackmount configurations. The DLT4000 model is priced at $7,975; the DLT7000 at $13,185. www.procom.com.