Overland Launches New Tape Libraries

Overland Storage launches NEO E-Series family of tape libraries with embedded functionality for improved price, performance, and reliability

February 10, 2009

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SAN DIEGO -- Overland Storage, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVRL) today announced the availability of the first models in its next-generation NEO SERIES line of scalable, automated tape libraries. The NEO E-Series libraries provide a host of embedded functionality along with simplified installation and operation to meet a wide range of demanding data protection and long-term archive requirements.

The NEO 2000E and NEO 4000E extend the reliability, serviceability and data availability of the award-winning NEO SERIES tape backup and archive solution. The NEO product line, which has earned a reputation for rock-solid performance and widespread compatibility, has been enhanced with a variety of embedded capabilities that reinforce technology leadership and investment protection. The new NEO E-Series enables embedded SCSI, FC and SAS connectivity, easing installations while ensuring connectivity with future interface technologies. Other embedded capabilities include:

  • Improved performance and feature support with enhanced processing power,

  • Further investment protection via Integrated partitioning,

  • More efficient data access due to improved mailslot functionality,

  • Ease of management via remote diagnostics with proactive monitoring,

  • Superior reliability and serviceability through the use of enhanced robotics, more efficient power supply and innovative library/drive interface.

Additionally, the new NEO E-Series integrates easily with Overlands REO SERIES® of disk-based backup and recovery VTLs, Snap Server® NAS appliances, ULTAMUS® RAID SAN storage as well as other disk-based products.

According to Ravi Pendekanti, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Overland Storage, the latest enhancements to the NEO tape family strengthen the company’s leadership in providing mid-range customers with affordable, scalable end-to-end data protection solutions. “Over the past decade, the NEO tape libraries have proven themselves as important assets in our customers’ end-to-end data protection and archiving strategies,” he says. “Therefore, it is imperative that we continue to add new features and functionality while leveraging NEO’s highly regarded and trusted tape technology and proven product architecture.”

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