Monday Jul 29, 2013

End of Life for StorageTek T9840D Tape Drive

Announcing the the end of life (EOL) for the StorageTek T9840D tape drive:

Oracle is announcing the EOL of the StorageTek T9840D tape drive. Prior to providing any final quotes, we must let customers know that there is a limited supply of new StorageTek T9840 tape cartridges.

Key Dates:
  • Last Order Date: 11/30/2013
  • Last Ship Date: 2/28/2014
Transition plan:

Another StorageTek T9840 tape drive generation is not planned. The following are the operating environment transition plans:
  • Mainframe Environments:
    • Migrate to Oracle’s StorageTek T10000C tape drive (5 TB or 1 TB cartridges available for fast access)
    • Upgrade to StorageTek VSM 6
    • Add Oracle’s StorageTek VLE to the customer's environment with VSM 6 or VSM 5
    • Add disk capacity to the customer's existing StorageTek VSM 5
  • Open Systems Environments:
    • Migrate to StorageTek T10000C tape drive (5 TB or 1 TB cartridges available for fast access)

Please read the Sales Bulletin for more details on these announcements.

For More Information Go To:
Oracle.com Tape Page
Oracle Technology Network Tape Page

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