Crossroads' ReadVerify Appliance to Support IBM LTO-6 Tape Drives
AUSTIN, TX th October 9, 2012 th Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, today announced that its ReadVerify® Appliance (RVA), which proactively validates the integrity and optimization of tape library systems, will support IBM's upcoming offering of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium technology
(Media-Newswire.com) - AUSTIN, TX – October 9, 2012 – Crossroads Systems, Inc. ( NASDAQ: CRDS ), a global provider of data archive solutions, today announced that its ReadVerify® Appliance ( RVA ), which proactively validates the integrity and optimization of tape library systems, will support IBM's upcoming offering of Linear Tape-Open ( LTO ) Ultrium technology in their enterprise, midrange and entry level tape libraries.
RVA will support the newest IBM LTO Ultrium 6 tape drives, both full and half height models.
"By immediately supporting IBM's newest LTO-6 tape drives, Crossroads continues to illustrate its commitment to supporting the latest tape library technology as it's released," said Elaine Pleshek, senior product manager at Crossroads Systems. "Crossroads is pleased to work closely with vendors such as IBM to ensure RVA support on the same day of launch. With this instant support, RVA remains a top choice for guaranteeing the integrity of tape library systems."
LTO-6 features 2.5 TB of native storage capacity, as compared to 1.5 TB in LTO-5 that was released in 2010. For more information on Ultrium, visit www.ultrium.com.
RVA may be purchased through IBM sales channels under the IBM model number TS3222. For information on IBM tape libraries supporting LTO-6 drives, visit www.IBM.com.
About ReadVerify Appliance ( RVA ) Crossroads ReadVerify Appliance ( RVA ) is the only standalone and virtual appliance that proactively validates the integrity of tape library systems. Greatly reducing tape replacement costs and guaranteeing that data is always recoverable, RVA provides a tool to monitor, track and report on the performance, utilization and health of tape devices and tape media. By continually diagnosing operational errors, organizations experience impressive performance improvements and significant cost savings. Crossroads also offers services that utilize RVA to provide a detailed assessment of tape storage systems. For more information, visit www.crossroads.com/Products/RVA.
About Crossroads Systems Crossroads Systems, Inc. ( NASDAQ: CRDS ) is a global provider of data archive solutions. Through the innovative use of new technologies, Crossroads delivers customer-driven solutions that enable proactive data security, advanced data archival, optimized performance and significant cost-savings. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, TX, Crossroads holds more than 100 patents and has been honored with numerous industry awards for data archival, storage and protection. Visit www.crossroads.com.
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