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NEO Series Tape Libraries and Autoloaders

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When both your budget and your storage capacity is being squeezed, look no further than the NEO® 400s. The NEO 400s packs up to 144TB of backup and archive capacity in a compact 4U form factor, making it an ideal storage solution for data centers where space is at a premium. Designed for environments where data storage challenges extend beyond simple capacity requirements, the NEO 400s includes multi-drive support, redundant power, and the ability to partition the library into 4 smaller libraries.

With This Product You Can...

  • Affordably backup or archive up to 144TB of data
  • Effortlessly manage your backup and archive processes from anywhere in the world
  • Add tape drives as needed for increased performance and enhanced efficiency
 

Features

 

LTFS

LTFS functionality allows a tape cartridge to look just like a file system in which a the cartridge can be "mounted" just like a hard drive or thumb drive.

 
Highlights
  • Drag and drop functionality and familiar directory tree interface ensures simplicity and ease of use
  • Linux, Windows, and Mac drive availability ensures wide spread compatibility
  • Facilitates tape media interchange
  • Reduces cost of ownership by eliminating the need for backup software
Why You Need It...
  • Ensures fast, efficient, easy-to-use, affordable archive of file system data
 

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Remote Management

NEO Series remote management provides intelligent, proactive administration and monitoring of the tape library, tape drives and media, ensuring a seamless backup and archive process.

 
Highlights
  • 10/100-BaseT Ethernet connection
  • Provides tape drive and tape cartridge status information
  • Enables remote configuration activities
  • Alerts user to unusual/suspicious activity that may affect the backup/archive process via email or SNMP traps
  • Enables remote firmware upgrades
  • Provides remote diagnostics capabilities
Why You Need It...
  • Provides convenient and reliable management of the backup/archive process from anywhere in the world
 

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Removable Cartridge Magazines

NEO Series removable cartridge magazines provide effortless media handling for loading/unloading of cartridges while facilitating off-line storage for disaster recovery purposes.

 
Highlights
  • Allows users to conveniently add/remove cartridges in their NEO library
  • Provides easy off-line handling of multiple cartridges
  • Enables convenient off-line/off-site storage of cartridges for disaster recovery purpose
  • Ensures more efficient media handling both inside and outside of a NEO Series library
Why You Need It...
  • Reduces administrative overhead by making media handling more efficient and reliable
 

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Upgradable Tape Drives

Avoid those dreaded forklift upgrades when new tape technologies become available. With NEO Series libraries, you can upgrade your drives and media on the fly. Installing and removing tape drives in is quick and easy. LTO drives maintain backward compatibility to previous generation tapes, so you won’t orphan any data during the upgrade process. This approach not only protects your investment, but also minimizes administrative overhead, and reduces service/maintenance costs.

 
Highlights
  • Users can easily remove/replace tape drives to provide effortless upgrades to next-generation tape drive technologies
  • Downtime costs are eliminated by enabling end user replacement of tape drives (no waiting for a service tech to show up)
  • Tape drives can easily be added to existing tape libraries for increased performance and efficiency
  • Tape drives can be interchanged between NEO libraries for increased investment protection
Why You Need It...
  • Protects your original library investment and reduces administrative overhead
 

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Encryption

Provides increased data security to prevent unauthorized access to highly sensitive or
mission-critical data.

 
Highlights
    • Monitor I/O trends
    • Detect bottlenecks
    • Improve overall performance
Why You Need It...
  • To prevent unauthorized access of confidential data
 

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Partitioning

NEO Series partitioning capability allows you to configure a single physical library into multiple virtual libraries.

 
Highlights
  • Improves efficiency of the backup/archive process by enabling multi-tasking within the same library
  • Enables you to configure a single NEO library to interface with different backup servers, regardless of their connectivity type (SCSI, SAS, FC, etc.)
  • Protects your investment by allowing you to simultaneously use a single NEO library with a variety of backup software applications
Why You Need It...
  • To maximize efficiency and improve cost of ownership
 

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NEO 400s Technical Specifications

NEO 400s
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NEO 400s Specifications

# of tape cartridge slots 48
# of tape drives 1-4
# of mail slots 3
Tape drives supported LTO6, LTO5, LTO4
Minimum Capacity LTO6: 120TB
LTO5: 72.0TB
LTO4: 38.4TB
Maximum Capacity LTO6: 300TB
LTO5: 144TB
LTO4: 76.8TB
Minimum data transfer rate LTO6: 576GB/hr
LTO5: 504GB/hr
LTO4: 432GB/hr
Maximum data transfer rate LTO6: 5.8TB/hr
LTO5: 4.0TB/hr
LTO4: 3.5TB/hr
Interfaces 6Gb SAS, 8Gb FC
Connectors Mini-SAS, LC optical FC
Form Factor 4U
Dimensions (inches - unpackaged) 6.9"(h) x 17.6"(w) x 29.13"(d)
Dimensions (inches – shipping) TBD
Weight (pounds - unpackaged) 47
Weight (pounds – shipping) TBD
Avg. cartridge swap time 45 seconds
Inventory time 2:15 minutes
Power Requirements 312 watts (max)
Input Requirements 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz, 2.5 Amperes
Humidity (non-condensing; operating) 10% to 80%
Temperature range (operating) 50° to 113° F (10° to 45° C)
Reliability >2,000,000 MCBF (robotic load/unload cycles)
Standard Warranty 1-year Overland Care Level 1: 2-business day advanced parts replacement; 24x7 telephone support

Accessories

NEOs LTO-4 SAS add-on tape drive
NEOs LTO-4 FC add-on tape drive
NEOs LTO-5 SAS add-on tape drive
NEOs LTO-5 FC add-on tape drive
NEO 400s redundant power option
NEO 400s lower left-side magazine
NEO 400s upper left-side magazine
NEO 200s/400s right-side magazine
LTO SAS connectivity kit
2m library/host HD68/HD68 SCSI cable
2m library/host VHDCI/HD68 SCSI cable
3m library/host SAS cable
LTO-4 media (5-pack, with barcode labels)
LTO-4 media (20-pack, without barcode labels)
LTO-5 media (5-pack, with barcode labels)
LTO-5 media (20-pack, without barcode labels)
LTO cleaning cartridge (2-pack)

Support Options

OverlandCare for NEO 400s  
OverlandCare Level 1 (24x7 Phone/2 Biz Day Adv. Parts Replace), 1-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL1R-N400S
OverlandCare Level 1 (24x7 Phone/2 Biz Day Adv. Parts Replace), 3-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL1U-N400S
OverlandCare Level 1 (24x7 Phone/2 Biz Day Adv. Parts Replace), 1-Yr Extension, 400s EWCAREL1E-N400S
OverlandCare Level 2 (24x7 Phone/NBD Onsite), 3-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL2U-N400S
OverlandCare Level 2 (24x7 Phone/NBD Onsite), 1-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL2R-N400S
OverlandCare Level 2 (24x7 Phone/NBD Onsite), 1-Yr Extension, 400s EWCAREL2E-N400S
OverlandCare Level 3 (24x7 Phone/9x5x4-Hr Onsite), 3-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL3U-N400S
OverlandCare Level 3 (24x7 Phone/9x5x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL3R-N400S
OverlandCare Level 3 (24x7 Phone/9x5x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Extension, 400s EWCAREL3E-N400S
OverlandCare Level 4 (24x7 Phone/24x7x4-Hr Onsite), 3-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL4U-N400S
OverlandCare Level 4 (24x7 Phone/24x7x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Uplift, 400s EWCAREL4R-N400S
OverlandCare Level 4 (24x7 Phone/24x7x4-Hr Onsite), 1-Yr Extension, 400s EWCAREL4E-N400S
OverlandCare Zone 2 Uplift, On-site, 1-Yr, NEO 200s / 400s / 600s / 800s / 2000e; system located 76 - 150 miles (120 - 240km) from the nearest Overland service depot. EWZONE2-NEOS
OverlandCare Zone 2 Uplift, On-site, 3-Yr, NEO 200s / 400s / 600s / 800s / 2000e; system located 76 - 150 miles (120 - 240km) from the nearest Overland service depot. EW3YZONE2-NEOS
OverlandCare Zone uplift, Zone 3.  1-Yr, system located 151+ miles (240+ km) from the nearest service depot.  Requires custom quote.  Contact your Overland Sales representative for a quote. EWCAREZUP-ZN3
OverlandCare Zone uplift, Zone 3.  3-Yr system located 151+ miles (240+ km) from the nearest service depot.  Requires custom quote.  Contact your Overland Sales representative for a quote EW3YCAREUP-ZN3
OverlandCare NEO 200s/400s Level 1 Installation INSTALL1-N2/4s
OverlandCare NEO 200s/400s Level 2 Installation INSTALL2-N2/4s