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Spectra Intros T200 Library

WASHINGTON -- Spectra Logic, the data storage innovator, is now shipping the Spectra(r) T200 tape library, the newest member of the T-series family that provides TranScale(tm) growth , a new concept in the data storage industry. Users can purchase a T200 today and transform and scale- TranScale-to the larger T380, T680 and the enterprise T950 as data storage requirements grow.

TranScaling is easier, faster, and more cost-effective than scaling tape libraries using stacking modules. Stacking modules adds complexity to the library configuration. TranScaling eliminates reliability issues that can arise from stacking and pass-through configurations. To TranScale, simply migrate the proven configuration and components to a larger chassis. The backup software and network environment are unaffected and require no changes or updates Adding capacity by bolting onto a library is now replaced with built-in scalability through the TranScale T200 through the T380 and beyond. The same components that can move between chassis are so easy to install that customers can do so using components from a cache stored on-site through the Assisted Self Maintenance (ASM) option.

"The T200 is easy to use, manage and scale-lowering management costs due to the library's unique, inexpensive growth path with TranScale," said Brian Grainger, VP of Spectra Logic Federal. "Federal customers will like the convenient ASM option where data center staff can quickly replace components on-site, eliminating the wait for a technician with security clearance to make a simple swap."

Spectra Logic Corp.