The ICM, an international center for neurological research, has opted for a solution based on Active Circle software for storing several petabytes of scientific data.
Active Media Library is a pre-configured archive solution consisting of a server, disk space, and an LTO tape library, all managed with the Active Circle software, and available from selected Active Circle partners. Mounted in a rackable format, Active Media Library occupies 4 to 6 U and offers up to 120 TB of capacity.
The AML 2X offers 24 slots or 60 TB in LTO-6. It can be equipped with one or two drives and cache to accelerate data transfer. Rackable format, 4U high.
The AML 4X offers 48 slots, two drives and cache to accelerate data transfer. With LTO-6, its native capacity is 120 TB. Rackable format 6U.
Active Media Explorer is a user-oriented interface to search, browse and view the archives. It offers proxies, metadata, full text search.
Active Media Library offers file server access to all archives, including those on tape. All video files are accessible via standard file protocols: FTP or SMB/CIFS for Windows. Users can browse and drag-and-drop the archives, or you can just define Active Media Library as an FTP target for your MAM.