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DSI2118-S24 and DSI2118-F24 Tape Library (LTO7)

DSI2118-S24 and DSI2118-F24 Tape Library (LTO7)

The DSI2100 Series delivers superior reliability, availability, and manageability - eliminating costly downtime in your data center. Features such as hot swap tape drives allow removal/replacement without interrupting the power source, ensuring that your backup and restore systems provide nonstop operation. As an added convenience, the DSI2100’s 24 cartridge library comes with either an SAS or Fibre channel (FC) interface.

  • Simple: easily add, remove or replace tape drives
  • Affordable: Over time the ownership advantages make your archival storage as cost effective as possible
  • Compact: Using only 2u of rackspace means that there is ample room for other systems
  • Remote Management
  • Removable cartridge magazines
  • Upgradeable tape drives
  • LTFS
  • SAS interface (DSI2116-S24)
  • Fibre channel interface (DSI2116-F24)
Storage Capacity 144TB uncompressed, 360TB compressed
Configuration 24 Cartridge slots, 1-2 magazines, 1 mailslots, 1-2 tape drives
Interface 6 GB SAS or 8 Gb FC (fibre channel)
Temp/Humidity 10-35°C (operating), 10-80% (operating, non-condensing)
Transfer Rate
(max # of drives)
Up to 2TB/hr compressed, Up to 1 TB/hr uncompressed
U.S./Intl Power 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 168 watts (max)
Physical/Rack 3.44"(h) x 17.6"(w) x 29.13"(d); 2u
87.4mm x 447mm x 739.9mm
Weight 33 lbs (without rackmount)
14.97Kg
Reliability MSBF (mean swap between failures) 2,000,000
MTBF (mean time between failures) 100,000 hours

Customization is the key to effective data storage, and DSI’s mission has always been to provide our clients with complete solutions that combine leading hardware and software with exceptional service and support, so your information is both safer and easier to manage. We build trusted partnerships with our clients starting with all-inclusive three-year contracts and low monthly payments, giving you the ability to smoothly upgrade your operations as technology improves and your business needs grow.

"The support DSI has provided is just outstanding ... anytime a question comes up, people at DSI actually scramble to answer it first. I don't think I've had an experience like that with any other vendor."

Frank Cost, Liberty Bank Systems Administrator
DSI2118-F48 Tape Library (LTO7)

DSI2118-F48 Tape Library (LTO7)

The DSI2100 Series delivers superior reliability, availability, and manageability - eliminating costly downtime in your data center. Features such as hot swap tape drives allow removal/replacement without interrupting the power source, ensuring that your backup and restore systems provide nonstop operation. The DSI2118-F48 is only offered with a fibre channel interface.

  • Simple: easily add, remove or replace tape drives
  • Affordable: Over time the ownership advantages make your archival storage as cost effective as possible
  • Compact: Using only 2u of rackspace means that there is ample room for other systems
  • Remote Management
  • Removable cartridge magazines
  • Upgradeable tape drives
  • LTFS
Storage Capacity 720TB compressed, 288TB uncompressed
Configuration 48 cartridge slots, 4 magazines, 3 mailslots, 1-4 tape drives
Interface 8 Gb FC (fibre channel)
Temp/Humidity 10-35°C (operating), 10-80% (operating, non-condensing)
Transfer Rate Up to 4TB/hr compressed, Up to 2TB/hr uncompressed
U.S./Intl Power 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 168 watts (max)
Physical/Rack 6.9"(h) x 17.6"(w) x 29.13"(d); 4u
175.3mm x 447mm x 739.9mm
Weight 47 lbs (without rackmount)
21.31Kg
Reliability MSBF (mean swap between failures) 2,000,000
MTBF (mean time between failures) 100,000 hours

Customization is the key to effective data storage, and DSI’s mission has always been to provide our clients with complete solutions that combine leading hardware and software with exceptional service and support, so your information is both safer and easier to manage. We build trusted partnerships with our clients starting with all-inclusive three-year contracts and low monthly payments, giving you the ability to smoothly upgrade your operations as technology improves and your business needs grow.

"The support DSI has provided is just outstanding ... anytime a question comes up, people at DSI actually scramble to answer it first. I don't think I've had an experience like that with any other vendor."

Frank Cost, Liberty Bank Systems Administrator

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