ODS-L100E (ODSL100E)

PetaSite Optical Disc Archive library expansion unit (cartridge only)

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Overview

PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library
The ODS-L100E is an expansion unit for the ODS-L30M master library unit that extends the size of a PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library for broadcast, post production, editing and desktop operations. The unit holds up to a maximum of 101 cartridges and a built-in robotic mechanism in a 7U, 19-inch rack-mountable chassis.
Expand library with up to five extension units attached to ODS-L30M
The ODS-L100E extends the PetaSite Optical Disc Archive, operating alongside the ODS-L30M and ODS-L60E (drive and cartridge) expansion units. A total of five expansion units maximum can attach to the ODS-L30M to make up a single 42U library offering a maximum 535 cartridges (802TB), depending on the extension units used.
Ideal for deep archive and near-online archive
The Sony Optical Disc Archive system is ideal for deep archive for very long term archiving, such as broadcaster archives where data tape does not provide the assurance or meet the need for write-once, very long-term archive requirements. It provides second copy archive at a remote site and is ideal for business continuity/disaster recovery, post house and production back-up and for video, film and stock footage archives or national archives. The system can also be used for news and sports clips that need to be near-online and as an on-line browse and proxy clip store.

Features

PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library
The ODS-L100E holds up to a maximum of 101 cartridges, and a built-in robotic mechanism in a 7U, 19-inch rack-mountable chassis.
Categorisation by cartridge
The ODS-L100E contains up to 101 cartridges, you can use different cartridges per category or user.
Expand library with up to five extension units attached to ODS-L30M
The ODS-L100E extends the PetaSite Optical Disc Archive, operating alongside the ODS-L30M and ODS-L60E (drive and cartridge) extension units. A total of five extension units maximum can attach to the ODS-L30M to make up a single 42U library offering a maximum 535 cartridges (802TB), depending on the extension units used.
File Manager
The PetaSite Optical Disc Archive library is connected to a host computer via Ethernet, and the drive units installed in this library is connected to the host computer via fibre channel. After File Manager software is installed on a host computer, all operations are controlled with a web-based GUI from each client computer. It uses a simple Drag & Drop operation to archive and retrieve files and provides the opportunity for the user to add simple text metadata when archiving files.
Easily integrated in existing library SAN infrastructure
Operations can be managed by HSM application allowing auto-operation on all Optical Disc cartridges. The PetaSite Opitical Disc Archive system is a complimentary archive technology that can co-exist with any LTO or data tape library in a standard SAN infrastructure. It provides a cost effective, long term archiving solution.