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NEOxl 8000
Backup and Archive Made Easy

NEOxl 8000

NEO XL-Series
NEOxl 8000 Tape Library
NEOxl 8000 42u LTO8 Dual-Port FC
560 x Slot - LTO-8 - 6700 TB (Native) / 1680 TB (Compressed) - 12.89 GB/s (Native) / 32.26 GB/s (Compressed) - Fibre Channel - 42URack-mountable - 1 Year Warranty DUAL PORT FC
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560 x Slot - LTO-7 - 3400 TB (Native) / 8500 TB (Compressed) - 12.89 GB/s (Native) / 32.26 GB/s (Compressed) - Fibre Channel - 42URack-mountable - 1 Year Warranty DUAL PORT FC
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NEO XL 8000
Long-term data storage for the enterprise

NEOxl 8000 addresses the need for midrange and enterprise businesses by providing high-performance automated backup, disaster receovery and data archive that combines flexibility, density, high-performance and affordability to ensure that data is protected faster, smarter, easier and more cost effectively.

Highlights

  • Capacity ranging from 200TB to 16.8PB
  • Data transfer rates ranging from 576 Gb/hr. to 113TB/hr.
  • Rack-friendly form factor for optimal density & use of valuable rack space
  • Intelligent monitoring management and diagnostics
  • Ability to scale capacity and performance as needed
  • Redundant power for enhanced data availability
  • Supports encryption key management functionality with a broad range of key management servers
  • Includes NEO Agility LTFS support for disk-like file drag and drop and archive management

With This Product You Can...

  • Address enterprise backup and archive requirements with data storage capacities ranging up to 16.8PB
  • Meet backup windows and improve efficiency with high-performance data transfer rates that range from 1TB/hr. to 113.4TB/hr.
  • Easily customize your capacity and performance to meet your data storage needs
  • Reduce administrative costs with simplified configuration and management
  • Lower your cost of ownership by reducing the amount of rack space, floor space, power and cooling typically needed for backup and archive applications
  • Benefit from the convenience of disk-like “drag & drop” capabilities associated with LTFS

Features:


Remote Management

Intelligent Remote Management

NEOxl 8000 remote management provides intelligent, proactive administration and monitoring of the tape library, tape drives and media, ensuring a seamless backup and archive process.

Highlights
  • Provides tape drive and tape cartridge status information
  • Enables remote configuration activities
  • Alerts users 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
Expandability/Scalability

Expandability/Scalability

NEOxl 8000 expandability/scalability features allow you to dynamically adjust your storage capacity and performance as your data storage needs change, adapting to ever-changing environments with a minimal amount of disruption while protecting your original library investment.

Highlights
  • NEOxl 8000 ships with all 560 slots enabled for use, providing convenient access at all times for optimized storage capacity.
  • NEOxl 8000 supports up to 42 tape drives, regardless of the slot count needed
Why You Need It...
  • Provides the flexibility to meet changing data storage requirements
Upgradable Tape Drives

Upgradable Tape Drives

Avoid those costly upgrades when new tape technologies become available. With NEOxl 8000, 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 XL-Series libraries for increased investment protection
Why You Need It...
  • Protects your original library investment and reduces administrative overhead
Partitioning

Partitioning

NEO XL 8000 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
  • Provides you with the flexibility to configure a single NEO XL-Series library to interface with different backup servers, regardless of their connectivity type or application
  • Protects your investment by allowing you to simultaneously use a single NEO XL-Series library with a variety of backup software applications
Why You Need It...
  • To maximize efficiency and improve cost of ownership
Effortless Installation and Configuration

Effortless Installation and Configuration

Simplified installation and configuration improves efficiency and reduces administrative overhead by ensuring that you can begin your backup and archive process quickly.

Highlights
  • Intuitive management console provides clear, consise guidance on installing and configuring a NEO XL-Series library
  • Web-based remote management provides additional levels of detail to easily customize the backup/archive process suited for your particular needs
  • Seamless expansion of additional modules, or redeployment of scaled configurations, occurs quickly and efficiently
Why You Need It...
  • To improve efficiency and maximize your investment
Proven Reliability

Proven Reliability

Enterprise-class reliability ensures the availability of your company’s most valueable asset … your corporate data.

Highlights
  • With a reliability rating of 3,000,000 load/unload cycles, NEOxl 8000 provide the high reliability required by enterprise-class environments.
  • Capitalizing on the NEO reputation for reliability, NEOxl 8000 tape libraries provide the reliability and redundancy to ensure data availablility.
Why You Need It...
  • Ensures data availability and reduces cost of ownership

Specifications:

  NEOxl8000
#of tape cartridge slots (base) 560
# of tape cartridge magazines (base) 14
# of tape cartridge slots per magazine (base) 40
# of mail slots (base) Up to 70
# of tape drives (base) Up to 42 HH
# of tape drives (expansions) Up to 3 HH
Tape drives supported LTO-8, LTO-7
Max. native capacity per module (TB) LTO-8: 6.7PB
LTO-7: 3.4PB
Max. compressed capacity per module (TB) LTO-8: 16.8PB
LTO-7: 8.5PB
Max. native data transfer rate per module (TB/hr.) LTO-8: 45.3TB/hr
LTO-7: 45.3TB/hr
Max. compressed data transfer rate per module (TB/hr.) LTO-8: 113.4TB/hr<
LTO-7: 113.4TB/hr
Interfaces 8Gb FC (dual port)
Connectors LC Optical FC
Form Factor 42u
Dimensions (inches) 65" x 36" x 94"
Dimensions (cm) 165.1cm x 91.4cm x 238.7cm
Weight (pounds) 1250 lbs.
Weight (Kg) 567 kg
Power Requirements 1400 watts (nominal)
Input Requirements 100 to 240 V, 50 to 60 Hz
Humidity (non-condensing; operating) 10% to 80% RH non-condensing
Temperature range (operating) 5° to 40°C
Reliability >3,000,000 MCBF (mean cycles between failures); <10 minutes MTTR (mean time to repair)
Safety CB, CE, NRTL
Emissions CE, FCC, ICES, EMC/EN, CCL, ETL
Standard Warranty NEOxl 8000 libraries include a one-year Silver Support Program warranty offering, which includes 5x9 telephone support and NBD onsite support of FRUs, with customer replacement of CRUs

Product Comparison:

    LTO-8 LTO-7M LTO-7 LTO-6
  Form Factor # of slots # of drives Capacity*(PB) Performance* (TB/hr) Capacity*(PB) Performance* (TB/hr) Capacity*(PB) Performance* (TB/hr) Capacity*(PB) Performance* (TB/hr)
NEOxl40
1 base 3u 40 3 1.2 8.1 0.9 8.1 0.6 8.1 N/A N/A
1 base + 1 expansion 6u 80 6 2.4 16.2 1.8 16.2 1.2 16.2 N/A N/A
1 base + 2 expansions 9u 120 9 3.6 24.3 2.7 24.3 1.8 24.3 N/A N/A
1 base + 3 expansions 12u 160 12 4.8 32.4 3.6 32.4 2.4 32.4 N/A N/A
1 base + 4 expansions 15u 200 15 6.0 40.5 4.5 40.5 3.0 40.5 N/A N/A
1 base + 5 expansions 18u 240 18 7.2 48.6 5.4 48.6 3.6 48.6 N/A N/A
1 base + 6 expansions 21u 280 21 8.4 56.7 6.3 56.7 4.2 56.7 N/A N/A
NEOxl80
1 base 6u 80 6 2.4 16.2 1.8 16.2 1.2 16.2 0.5 8.6
1 base + 1 expansion 12u 160 12 4.8 32.4 3.6 32.4 2.4 32.4 1.0 17.3
1 base + 2 expansions 18u 240 18 7.2 48.6 5.4 48.6 5.4 48.6 1.5 25.9
1 base + 3 expansions 24u 320 24 9.6 64.8 7.2 64.8 4.8 64.8 2.0 34.6
1 base + 4 expansions 30u 400 30 12.0 81.0 9.0 81.0 6.0 81.0 2.5 43.2
1 base + 5 expansions 36u 480 36 14.4 97.2 10.8 97.2 7.2 97.2 3.0 51.8
1 base + 6 expansions 42u 560 42 16.8 113.4 12.6 113.4 8.4 113.4 3.5 60.5
NEOxl8000
1 base 42u 560 42 16.8 113.4 12.6 113.4 8.4 113.4 N/A N/A

  NEOxl 40 NEOxl 80 NEOxl 8000
# of mail slots (per module) 5 10 70
Tape drive technologies supported LTO-8, LTO-7M, LTO-7 LTO-8, LTO-7M, LTO-7, LTO-6 LTO-8, LTO-7M, LTO-7
Interfaces 6Gb Mini-SAS, 8Gb LC Optical FC (control path), 1GbE RJ-45 (management) 6Gb Mini-SAS, 8Gb LC Optical FC (control path), 1GbE RJ-45 (management) 8Gb LC Optical FC (control path), 1GbE RJ-45 (management)
High availability features Redundant power option Redundant power standard Redundant power standard
# of partitions supported (per module) Up to 3 Up to 7 Up to 24
Library MCBF: 2,000,000 >3,000,000 >3,000,000
Library MTTR: <10 minutes <10 minutes <20 minutes
Dimensions:
out-of-box (HxWxD)

shipping (HxWxD)
 
5.24 x 18.98 x 34.27 in. (13.3 x 48.2 x 87.3 cm)

12.6 x 27.09 x 45.59 in. (32 x 68.8 x 115.8 cm)
 
10.55 x 18.7 x 35.1 in. (26.8 x 47.5 x 89.2 cm)

24.2 x 31.5 x 47.2 in. (61.5 x 80.0 x 120 cm)
 
82.38 x 23.54 x 48.22 in. (209 x 59.8 x 122.5 cm)
87.8 x 25.2 x 49.6 in. (223 x 64 x 126 cm)
Weight:
out of box
shipping
 
55.34 lbs. (25.1 kg)
68.34 lbs. (31 kg)
 
90.4 lbs. (43.6 kg)
120.1 lbs. (54.5 kg)
 
771 lbs. (350 kg)
1250 lbs. (567 kg)
Operating temperature 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C) 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C) 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Operating humidity 20% to 80% 20% to 80% 20% to 80%
Voltage/Frequency 100-120V VAC, 3.7A Max.,
50/60 Hz
100-120V, 200-240 VAC, 3.5A Max.,
50/60 Hz
100-120V, 200-240 VAC, 3.5 to 1.5 Amperes,
50/60 Hz
Power 230 Watts (max.) 200 Watts (max.) 1400 Watts (max.)

Documentation:

Download the NEO XL-Series Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

NEOxl 8000 Tape Library
NEOxl 8000 42u LTO8 Dual-Port FC
560 x Slot - LTO-8 - 6700 TB (Native) / 1680 TB (Compressed) - 12.89 GB/s (Native) / 32.26 GB/s (Compressed) - Fibre Channel - 42URack-mountable - 1 Year Warranty DUAL PORT FC
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NEOxl 8000 42u LTO7 Dual-Port FC
560 x Slot - LTO-7 - 3400 TB (Native) / 8500 TB (Compressed) - 12.89 GB/s (Native) / 32.26 GB/s (Compressed) - Fibre Channel - 42URack-mountable - 1 Year Warranty DUAL PORT FC
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