ODS-L30M (PetaSite Optical Disc Archive 30-slot Master Library Unit)
PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library
The ODS-L30M is a 30-slot master library unit that forms the basis for the PetaSite Optical Disc Archive scalable library for broadcast, post production, editing and desktop operations. The unit holds up to two Optical Disc Archive fibre drives, a maximum of 30 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
Expand library with up to five extension units attached to ODS-L30M The ODS-L30M forms the basis of the PetaSite Optical Disc Archive that is easily scalable with ODS-L60E (drive and cartridge) and ODS-L100E (cartridge only) 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 (Approx. 1.76 PB), 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.
A world of solutions
You’ll find Optical Disc Archive solutions from Sony at work in a wide range of environments where speedy, reliable access to your precious data is crucial – along with effortless scalability and attractive ownership costs. Optical Disc Archive provides archiving solutions across seven key industries, from digital Media Asset Management to healthcare, banking, education and more.
Easily integrated in existing library SAN infrastructure
Operations can be managed by HSM application allowing auto-operation on all Optical Disc cartridges. The PetaSite Optical 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.