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  • July 29, 2013

End of Life for StorageTek T9840D Tape Drive

Guest Author
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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