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IBM 3996 Compatible G Libraries

As the OEM for UDO drives and media, ASTI offers IBM 3996 compatible G-Series archive libraries that deliver uncompromised data archive solutions for any organization in need of long-term data retention.  These libraries provide state-of-the-art features including simultaneous use of MO and UDO drives in the same library (depending upon operating system).  Available in a broad series of configurations, these scalable libraries make it easy to manage data archiving requirements. Libraries are available in multiple slot configurations and expand to meet current and future business needs.

IBM 3996 Specifications

   Model 032  Model 080  Model 174
 Maximum Capacity      
 30GB UDO 1  960 GB  2.4 TB  5.2 TB
 60GB UDO 2  1.9 TB  4.8 TB  10.4 TB
Number of Disks 32 80 174
Number of Drives 1, 2 2, 4 2, 4
Picker Type Dual Dual Dual
Robotics Access Time 7 7.3 8.3
 Contact ASTI Sales: 719-593-7900 or submit a Request for Quote.

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