Powerfile, a Santa Clara, California based backup storage vendor, has released a Blu-ray based backup solution supporting up to 120Tb of storage accessible using CIFS (via Samba) or NFS. The new story at Linuxworld.com begins:
Here's a rare event: Blu-ray in a business archiving system. U.S. archive product supplier PowerFile has upgraded its Active Archive Appliance to the A3 Enterprise Edition, using 50GB Blu-ray disks instead of DVDs as before. ... The library units are virtualized by ArcOS with disks being presented as volumes in a single logical storage space. This offers 70TB of capacity which is accessed over two gigabit Ethernet ports as a network-attached storage system (NAS) via NFS, CIFS and HTTP protocol. Expansion library units can increase capacity to 120TB.You can read the complete story at Linuxwork.com.
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