LONGMONT, Colo. -- InPhase Technologies, the worlds leader in holographic data storage, today announced that it has signed an automation original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with DSM, a leading worldwide developer of jukebox storage systems for major enterprise customers. The agreement will enable the delivery of the first holographic archival systems, using InPhases patented Tapestry 300R holographic drives, for customers in the broadcast, government, medical, and I.T. markets.
InPhase has already delivered the first commercial holographic storage drive, and will provide volume shipments of both the Tapestry 300R drive, and holographic media, in 2007. DSM customers include Deutsche Bank, ESA, Siemens Medical and Volkswagen, among many others. The Tapestry 300R drive will store 300 gigabytes (GB) of information on a single 5 ¼-inch disc, at a transfer rate of 20 megabytes per second (MB/s), or 160 megabits per second (Mb/s) and, together with DSMs optical jukebox systems, will provide the highest-capacity optical storage solution on the market.
Holographic storage is now, finally, a reality for customers. It provides the high-capacity, high-density solutions for secure, long-life storage that leading companies are seeking, said Art Rancis, vice president of sales for InPhase Technologies. Together with DSMs expertise in optical jukebox systems, our holographic archival solutions can offer todays $10 billion corporate archive storage market unprecedented value for enterprises that are straining to keep up with ever-increasing data storage demands.