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LTO Options w/ Library

Created: 20 Jul 2010 • Updated: 21 Aug 2010 | 1 comment
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Nothing to really do with Backup Exec issues as this is more of advice/opinions on purchasing a new LTO 4 or 5 drive (with a library option if possible). Right now we have two old Exabyte VXA drives that have actually been quite solid for the past 6 years, but they're just not fast enough. When I go to backup my B2D's to tape one took 48 hours  to complete on a VXA2 (240GB) and then other is around 18 hours on a VXA-320 (400GB).

Any recommendations on who to look at as far as manufacturers? Quantum, HP, Tandberg, etc?

Thank you in advance!

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HCL 2010 ftp://exftpp.symantec.com/pub/support/products/Backup_Exec_for_WindowsNT/329256.pdf
HCL 12.5 ftp://exftpp.symantec.com/pub/support/products/Backup_Exec_for_WindowsNT/306831.pdfNothing as specific. But make sure you check the HCL for the BE to make sure that is compatible.
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