Compaq ships DLT storage library

Compaq is now shipping its first storage automation product based on Quantum's Super DLTtape technology, Quantum announced last week.

The Compaq StorageWorks MSL 5026SL library offers 2.86 terabytes of storage. The system has 26 media slots, is supported on all Compaq ProLiant and Alpha servers, and comes with a choice of one or two Super DLTtape drives, Quantum said.

Up to seven Compaq MSL 5026SL units can be mounted in a rack, a single unit is 5U (8.75 inches) high.

Compaq is targeting the StorageWorks MSL 5026SL at mid-range users.