Sony offers DDS-3/4 and AIT solutions

Posted on June 01, 1999


Sony offers DDS-3/4 and AIT solutions

Sony Electronics last month introduced PCBacker and LANBacker, two new lines of Digital Data Storage (DDS) and Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) storage solutions for workstation and network environments. PCBacker comes in internal (10000I) and external (10000e) DDS-4 configurations and is bundled with Computer Associate`s ARCserve Workstation Solution for Windows NT, Cheyenne Backup for Windows 95/98, and Inoculan anti-virus software.

The LANBacker line includes a four-cartridge AIT autoloader and an 8-cartridge DDS-3 autoloader, as well as internal and external 25GB AIT-1 drives. All LANBacker solutions come bundled with CA`s ARCserveIT and InoculateIT. ARCserveIT Workgroup Edition for Windows supports one server and unlimited client workstations running Windows NT; a NetWare version supports multiple servers and up to 25 client workstations. The AIT autoloader provides up to 200GB of compressed capacity; the DDS-3 autoloader, up to 192GB. Pricing: $6,090 for the AIT autoloader, $3,740 for the DDS-3 product. www.sony.com.

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