A massive 8.8TB of capacity using 22.2cm of rackspace is the leading feature of the latest release from Austor Data Storage. Using built-in data compression the Qualstar RLS-8244 LTO Rack Mount Library can store more than 17TB. The product is part of the larger RLS series which includes seven models using leadscrew-based robotics, brushless DC motors and closed-loop servo control systems. A capacity of up to 22 native terabytes features in the series as does a data transfer rate of 252GB per hour standard and 500GB per hour using compression. The series also supports the AIT, LTO, SuperAIT and SuperDLT cartridge tape formats and is available now. Distributed by Austor Data Storage.