Offering superior performance and value, RLS-8500 Series libraries deliver capacities up to 285 terabytes (native) in just 10U. Using typical data compression ratios, each library can exceed 712 terabytes. Multi-unit configurations can exceed 1.4 Petabytes in a single rack.
  • RLS-8560 libraries contain 54 data cartridge storage slots and a dedicated four-slot I/O port
  • RLS-85120 models house 114 data cartridge slots and can be configured with two I/O ports
  • Both models house up to five LTO 5 or LTO 6 tape drives
Expansion Ready
Two, three or four RLS-8500 Series modules can be interconnected easily and economically
  • Up to 474 cartridges; over 2.9 petabytes in 40U using FastPass™ tape mover option
  • Store over 90,000 hours of SD video
  • Up to 20 LTO 5 or LTO 6 SAS or fibre channel tape drives
  • FastPass, simple, robust tape movers fit entirely within the library
  • User-installable; self-calibrating
  • No additional power or cooling is needed.
  • Optional storage matrix adds 60 slots to RLS-8560

Encryption Enabled
Protect valuable data in transit

  • Simple, easy-to-use
  • Library-based encryption
  • User assigns keys
  • Separate key per partition
Q-Link™ Remote Manager
Q-Link enables any RLS tape library to be configured, monitored, diagnosed and managed from anywhere in the world
  • Web browser-based
  • Single-view local and remote management
  • Remote monitoring and troubleshooting
Reliable, Intelligent Robotics
The RLS-8500 Series unique robotic mechanism is Simply Reliable by design
  • Lead screw based robotics
  • Brushless DC motors and closed-loop servo control systems
  • All FRUs, options and tape drives are auto-discovering
  • No electrical and mechanical adjustments
  • Drives are self-connecting, simply slide them in or out
  • All service access is through the front or rear of the unit
Easy Operation
RLS-8500 libraries are equipped with high resolution, color touch screens for local operation
  • Intuitive menu-driven control system
  • Easy-to-use installation, configuration and operation
  • All functions and controls are replicated in Q-Link
Advanced Cartridge Management And Security
  • Barcode scanning controls the media inventory
  • Dedicated 4-slot I/O port
  • Optional additional I/O port
Logical Library
Logical Library partitioning enables multiple servers to share a single library.