Scalability: Capacity on Demand is a Reality
120TB to 6.7PB (320TB to 16.7PB compressed*) in a standard 19-inch rack
Easily expand your Spectra Stack library by adding slots and drives. Start with as few as 10 slots and a single LTO tape drive. Add up to 80 slots and 6 drives in a single module. Slots are added in increments of 10, allowing users to add only what they need, when they need it. Purchase what you need today and not what you will need tomorrow, which means capacity on demand is a reality. Adding an expansion module allows up to 80 additional slots and up to 6 additional drives, making it effortless to grow to 7 modules in a single rack. Upgrading is EASY and FAST — expansion units are out-of-the-box and configured in under 30 minutes.
Part of a Modern Storage Architecture:
BlackPearl Enabled – Ready to integrate with object storage to tape.
In addition to being the perfect solution for traditional storage, Spectra Stack is also BlackPearl-enabled, meaning it can easily become part of an object storage solution. One of the only object storage tape solutions on the market, the combination of Spectra Stack and BlackPearl assures that this solution will continue to grow with business demands. It’s the perfect offload of Tier 1 storage as well as being a backup or offload for cloud environments. And the LTFS tape format ensures that data is easily interchangeable with other systems — eliminating vendor lock in.