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Exabyte LTO Autoloaders and Tape Libraries

Published: 04 October 2001

ID: G00101465

Analyst(s): April Adams , Anthony S. Adams


As part of its positioning as a technology-independent provider, Exabyte offers two Linear Tape-Open (LTO)-based automation products to market--the 110L autoloader and the 221L tape library.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
    • Exabyte 110L Autoloader
    • Exabyte 221L Library
    • 110L and 221L Options
  • Analysis
    • LTO Open Tape Architecture—A Backgrounder
    • IBM's Implementation of the Ultrium Specification
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
    • Exabyte 110L Autoloader
    • Exabyte 221L Tape Library
  • Strengths
    • Shared LTO Ultrium Automation Components
    • Exabyte Library Monitor Software
  • Limitations
    • Requires Exabyte-Sourced LTO Ultrium Drives Only
  • Insight

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