Seagate Technology, a provider of computer tape drive products, has launched Scorpion 240, a new DDS-4 DAT autoloader
for network servers and workstations.
According to various industry analyst firms, the total autoloader
market constituted more than 50% of total automation sales in 2000, and is expected to grow around 10% per year.
shipments declined in 1999, but are expected to expand to a high of 73,000 units in 2003, peaking at $130 million in revenue in 2001.
is available in tabletop or rackmount versions and accommodates up to eight cartridges, providing capacities of up to 800GB and transfer rates up to 36GB/hr.
Of course, our new Tandberg Super DLT (with up to 100GB of storage) and DLT Autoloader
(backing up seven cartridges automatically) offer the same engineering precision, long-term warranty, and they're user friendly, too.
The DDS autoloader
products, which were introduced, suffered from unreliable operation.
LANvault is based on ATL's L200 Series autoloader
that can accommodate one DLT4000 or one DLT7000 with 8 DLT cartridges providing 160GB or 280GB of native or uncompressed capacity, respectively.