StorageTek L180 Tape Library

Technical Support, Maintenance and Repair Services

With up to 174 slots and 69.6 terabytes of native capacity, the StorageTek L180 Tape Library is ideal for mid-sized, distributed, open systems, UNIX and Windows NT environments. This automated tape library features a high-speed, native, 2-GB Fibre Channel interface for faster data sharing and use in storage area networks (SANs). To keep information moving fast (throughput rates as high as 2.88 terabytes per
hour), the STK L180 tape library’s robotics and digital vision system let all applications read and write simultaneously, with more than 450 cartridge exchanges per hour. The StorageTek L180 Tape Library supports multiple tape technologies, including up to six T9840 tape drives or ten DLT, Super DLT and LTO Ultrium tape drives to match your business needs. For improved uptime, tape drives, fans and power supplies are hot-swappable. Uninterrupted and redundant power supplies are also available. Web-based access also allows easy remote monitoring. As your data storage requirements grow, you can easily migrate to a higher-capacity library.

StorageTek L180 Tape Library Features:

  • 84, 140 or 174 cartridge slots plus six slots for diagnostic/cleaning cartridges
  • 1 to 6 T9840 drives, 1 to 10 LTO Ultrium, SDLT and DLT 8000 drives
  • Cartridge access port (CAP) Standard, 10-cartridge capacity
  • Two 5-cartridge removable magazines
  • 3.48 TB to 52.2 TB capacity
  • Up to 35 MB/sec native throughput; up to up to 2.88 TB/hr with LTO Gen 3 (10 drives, 68–80 MB/sec)
  • Average cell to drive time 4.0 sec
  • Supported host platforms: UNIX, Windows NT

ISC’s highly qualified and certified technical staff can provide hardware maintenance support services and repair for the StorageTek L180 Tape Library. Our maintenance contracts and services cost typically 50-70% less than what original manufacturers charge.

Please click on the Request for Quote button below to receive a no-obligation quote for maintenance services on your StorageTek STK L180.