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This article is part of the Vol. 10 Num. 10 December 2011 issue of Top data storage technologies of 2012
After finishing well but never winning in past Quality Awards surveys, Quantum tape libraries romped through both the enterprise and midrange categories this time around. Quantum Corp., one of the brand names that helps define the tape library category, has finished among the top three in three of our previous five Quality Awards surveys for enterprise tape libraries. Products in the survey The following vendors/model lines of enterprise-class and midrange tape libraries were included in this Quality Awards survey. The total number of responses for each finalist is shown in parentheses. Enterprise Hewlett-Packard (HP) Co. ESL/EML Series (107) IBM TS3400 or TS3500 (135) Oracle Corp. (Sun) StorageTek SL500/SL3000/SL8500 (72) Overland Storage NEO 8000 Series* Qualstar Corp. TLS or XLS Series* Quantum Corp. Scalar i500/i2000/i6000 or PX720 (41) Spectra Logic Corp. 64K/T120/T200/T380/T680/T950 or T-Finity* Midrange Dell Inc. PowerVault Tape Backup 124T/114T or TL4000/TL2000 or ML6000 Series (168) HP MSL Series (145) IBM TS3100, TS3200 or TS3310 (111) Overland ... Access >>>
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