CES 2011, Las Vegas - imation takes has replaced the traditional tape back up device with a new, disk based backup system. The new RDX consists of the A8, an 8 cartridge iSCSI, 2U storage station and the eight removable cartridges. The system is capable of delivering up to 60MB/s or 150GB per hour performance.
imation also released single dock versions, one for internal and one or external use. The external uses a USB 3.0 interface and the internal uses eSATA.
The new tapeless, tape backup allows for up to 1TB but imation is already planning 1.5 and 2TB drives.