Qualstar Unveils Tape Library System

Simi Valley-based Qualstar has announced a new, tape library targeted at the enterprise market. The firm announced yesterday that its XLS Enterprise Tape Library System supports up to 4 petabytes of storage, and starts at a capacity of 140 terabytes. The new system uses LTO Ultrium tape drives, and includes a standalone tape library that can handle up to 655 cartridges and 32 tape drives, along with expansion modules. The system will be available through its resellers, and will start shipping this summer.