ML3 Tape Library

Dell EMC and ATTO provide the industry’s only commercially available solution to add high speed Ethernet connectivity to standard SAS LTO tape drives. ATTO XstreamCORE® ET 8200 intelligent bridges allow you to remotely connect to SAS tape drives over standard Ethernet networks using iSCSI and iSER protocols. When combined with Dell EMC PowerVault ML3 scalable tape libraries, which feature the latest LTO technology, users have a solution that provides Ethernet connected LTO tape for open-compute, cloud-based and hyperscale environments.

ATTO XstreamCORE ET 8200 allows Dell EMC PowerVault ML3 tape library users:

  • Lower cost than using Ethernet tape drives
  • Same performance as direct-attached SAS - no latency penalties
  • Enables shared & distributed backup workflow
  • Easy to use - from box to backup in less than 30 minutes
  • Fewer fabric switch ports required
  • Advanced monitoring and management provided by the controller
  • Up to sixteen drives and media changers can directly be connected to the controller
  • Easy to configure and maintain