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Ecrix Introduces Two Terabytes Tape Library

Ecrix Corporation today announced the release of the VXA AutoPak 2x30 library for VXA data storage tape products. The VXA AutoPak 2x30 stores about two terabytes of data in an enclosure that can fit on a desk or occupy 5U of a rack enclosure.

According to Ecrix, the VXA AutoPak is fully automated and is designed for workgroups, small to medium enterprise networks and midrange servers. Two VXA-1 drives provide redundancy and increase data throughput up to a 12 MB/sec aggregate transfer rate in parallel data streams (2:1 compression). Equipped with two 15-cartridge magazines, the VXA AutoPak 2x30 has a total capacity of up to 1,980 GB (2:1 compression).

Retail prices start at $8,495 per system.