Exabyte Corp. on Monday announced the release of its
Magnum 1×7 LTO Autoloader, an automated backup subsystem that occupies 2U of rack space and supports LTO-2 tape backup media. The system features one LTO-2 drive and seven cartridge slots; the system can archive up to 1.4TB (Terabytes) of data in native format, transferring data at up to 187GB per hour. Standard features include a barcode reader, Ethernet network administration port and remote management capability. The drive is field-replaceable, as well. The system’s suggested retail price is US$5,455.