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Tape Backup Devices - network

Post by infused » Apr 05, 2017 1:18 am

Hi Guys.

Are there any standalone tape drives or libraries that are able to be connected via network instead of the traditional sas->server technology? If not, what newer technology could you recommend for off-site storage?
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Re: Tape Backup Devices - network

Post by Shestakov » Apr 05, 2017 8:00 am

Hi Hayden,
You can connect the tape device via iSCSI (you can use Microsoft iSCSI initiator to establish the connection).
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Re: Tape Backup Devices - network

Post by sbk » Apr 06, 2017 6:35 pm

We use a SpectraLogic T50e (4 drive library) that connects via. 10 Gb fiber channel.

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