Oracle Unveils StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library

Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the world's leading IT solution provider, Oracle announces the Oracle’s StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library, the lowest cost, scalable tape library on the market.

According to Oracle’s Director of Storage Sales, Japan and APAC, Systems Division, Amit Malhotra that StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library is an ideal archive and data protection solution for midsize and growing businesses.

“It can scale from 30 to 300 slots and up to 900 TB of capacity(1), giving customers ample room to grow in a single tape library and significantly reducing service, installation and capital expenditure costs.”

“Oracle’s StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library delivers the capacity they need today and the headroom to grow with their businesses in the future.”

StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library

Highlights on the StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library: -

i) Offers substantial space savings and can offer 40 percent higher density than competitive products.

ii) Can be deployed and expanded at up to 75 percent lower acquisition cost than comparable midrange solutions.

iii) It is easy-to-use and offers simple, streamlined management via an elegant, intuitive graphical user interface built on Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Linux. Users can easily view and navigate drive, library and media information without dealing with cumbersome file structure drill-downs as in other solutions.

iv) Can be installed in as little as 30 minutes and capacity can be added quickly using the library’s USB-based auto-discovery system to find new expansion modules.

v) It also supports a wide range of open systems environments. Operating systems and platforms include Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux, Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle’s SPARC and Sun x86 servers, and Oracle’s Sun Storage. It extends Oracle’s leadership in providing an integrated data protection and archive solution which includes Oracle 11g Recovery Manager, Oracle Secure Backup, Oracle StorageTek Tape Analytics, Oracle’s StorageTek Automated Cartridge System Library Software (ACSLS) and Oracle’s Sun Storage Archive Manager software.

“The target user for the new SL150 is, above all, looking for just a handful of things, headed by simplicity, scalability and reliability,” says Mark Peters, Senior Analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group. “The unique engineering of the SL150 is beguilingly straightforward, yet has ample capabilities for its intended users, who will no doubt be pleased that this junior thoroughbred comes from the proven Oracle StorageTek stable.”

“Oracle’s StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library focuses on simplicity of management and scalability make it ideal for the growing businesses,” ends Amit.