BOSTON (05/17/2000) - Hewlett-Packard Co. this week announced a new tape library and backup software that will work in any HP-UX, Solaris or Windows NT environment. The HP SureStore E Tape Library 6/140 is available in Fibre Channel or SCSI drive configurations. The device uses Digital Linear Tape (DLT) 8000 technology and has native capacities of 4 to 5.6 terabytes. It can be upgraded to HP's new Ultrium format, LTO or Super DLT tape when they are released later this year. HP also rolled out HP OpenView OmniBack II backup software for Windows NT, Exchange, HP-UX for Oracle Parallel Server and SAP R/3. It integrates with HP's mirroring software, the SureStore E Business Copy XP and Veritas' NetBackup for Windows NT, HP-UX and Solaris nets. The HP SureStore E Tape Library 6/140 starts at $95,000 and is due next month. The backup software is available now. Pricing was not available.
Allied Telesyn this week announced PC LAN adapters that provide a migration path from legacy copper to Ethernet and Fast Ethernet fiber networks. The adapters, the Allied Telesyn AT-2450FTX, AT2700FXTX and the all-fiber AT-2745FX, are available beginning this month.
The 32-bit PCI 2.2 adapters are PC99-compliant and support Wake-on-LAN and the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface for power management features. They also include diagnostics, setup and drivers for all popular operating systems.
Prices range from $155 for a 32-bit PCI network adapter with one 10BaseFL (ST) port and one 10/100TX port to $325 for the top-of-the-line 32-bit PCI network adapter with one 10BaseFL (SC) port and one 100BaseFX (SC) port.
Allied Telesyn: www.alliedtelesyn.com.