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imation Takes the Tape out of Tape Backup

imation Takes the Tape out of Tape Backup

| Storage News | Posted: Jan 4, 2011 11:46 pm

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.

 

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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.

 

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The new tapeless, tape backup allows for up to 1TB but imation is already planning 1.5 and 2TB drives.

 

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