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n. Abbr. EB
1. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 petabytes (260 bytes).
2. One quintillion (1018) bytes.


(Units) computing 1018 or 260 bytes


(ˈɛk səˌbaɪt)

n. Computers.
1. 260 (1,152,921,504,606,846,976) bytes; 1024 petabytes.
2. 1018, or one quintillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000), bytes; 1000 petabytes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exabyte - a unit of information equal to 1000 petabytes or 10^18 bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
petabyte, PB - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes
zettabyte, ZB - a unit of information equal to 1000 exabytes or 10^21 bytes
2.exabyte - a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibytes or 2^60 bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
pebibyte, PiB, petabyte, PB - a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes
zebibyte, ZiB, zettabyte, ZB - a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibytes or 2^70 bytes
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VXA-2 with FireWire combines the capacity and reliability of Exabyte's proven VXA tape drive technology with the flexibility of a FireWire connection.
The Ecrix VXA review (page 38 in this issue) is an important one.
Built on Exabyte's award-winning VXA Packet Technology, the VXA-172 Packet Drive provides affordable, easy backup and recovery for critical business information using reliable, large capacity, high-speed tape cartridges that can be removed to an off-site location for safekeeping.
We hope to continue to expand our relationship with IBM by providing additional VXA products in the future.
With a street price below $900 and a native capacity of 33GB, the VXA 1 can be considered at the high end of the low end (when compared to technologies like OnStream), or the low end of the high end (when compared to such technologies as Mammoth, AIT, or LTO).
Revenue from VXA hardware and media products in the first quarter of 2006 increased 16% to $15.
In the news release, Exabyte Announces First AutoPak 1x10, 2U Autoloader Shipments, issued earlier today by Exabyte Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the seventh paragraph should read "The VXA AutoPak 1x10 comes with a 3-year warranty and holds 10 VXAtape cartridges, offering up to 660 GB of compressed capacity.
Today, we support Benchmark (DLT1), (Ecrix) VXA, (Sony) AIT 1 and 2, and (Exabyte) Mammoth.
VXA backup and archival allowed Trackdown to free space on their systems while preserving the ability to review and edit earlier sessions.
A person who knew what to look for would have been able to find these drives embedded into other devices (for example, Ultrium, Super DLT, AIT-2, Mammoth-2, DLT1, VXA, and other future, or just released, drives, which were on display as part of automated tape systems).
VXA is Exabyte's patented tape format that utilizes discreet digital data packets rather than traditional linear tracks resulting in dramatically enhanced data reliability.
Exabyte Corporation , a performance and value leader in tape backup systems, announced today at FOSE 2002 its first customer shipments of the VXA AutoPak 1x10.