Quantum Corp. announced worldwide
availability of Quantum
RDX, a removable disk-based
data protection system that leverages data
reduction technology to decrease cartridge
requirements by up to 20:1.
For small- to medium-sized businesses, the Quantum RDX
system offers removable disk cartridges for onsite and offsite storage to cost
effectively meet data backup, disaster recovery and archiving requirements. This
disk system can serve as a replacement for low-end tape devices, such as
The entry-level Quantum RDX system includes a dock (USB
tabletop, SATA or USB internal versions), removable cartridges and Quantum
backup software for Windows. Quantum GoProtect data reduction technology
eliminates redundant data, thereby decreasing the number of cartridges required
for effective backups.
simplicity, speed and interoperability of the Quantum
RDX system make it an ideal, cost-effective backup
solution for SMB customers that like the portability of their current tape
devices but also want the performance advantages of disk,"
said Rob Clark, senior vice president, Tape Business and OEM Partnerships at
Open standards-based RDX cartridges are
sold separately in 160 GB, 320 GB, 500 GB and 640 GB capacities to enable
customers to grow and customize their storage needs. Each cartridge contains a
rugged 2.5 inch mobile hard drive in a highly effective shock-resistant mounting
that is read and write compatible and interchangeable with any RDX dock.
Quantum's GoProtect software offers
integrated protection plans that can be set up with just a few mouse clicks,
while data restores can be done with drag and drop functionality through Windows
The Quantum RDX system is available now from Quantum's
partners and distributors worldwide. Pricing for tabletop solutions (dock,
removable cartridges, software) starts at just
over $300 MSRP with cartridges (160 GB) starting under $150