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Section - [5.7.1] New IBM Tape (NTP) 3590

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From: Tape

Same form factor as 3480, serpentine. 9 MB/sec., 10GB/cart. Bare drive
should retail ~$35K, 1Q95. Two SCSI interfaces?  Robotics also
planned. (garyblk@aera.com, 09/30/94)

NTP has been released (95/4/10) as the 3590 tape subsystem with the
Magstar tape drive. The press release didn't mention price,
availability, or interfaces (though it did say attachable to Suns,
RS-6k, etc.).

list price for the 3590 drive is approximately $43.5K;
list for media is approximately $50;
list for 3590 drive + 10 cartridge stacker is approx $48K (95/9/18,
andrew@research.att.com)

IBM Storage has an excellent WWW page at
http://www.storage.ibm.com/storage/storage.htm.

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