Optica’s next generation zVT family of mainframe virtual tape products deliver new levels of modularity, scalability and performance. When combined with Optica’s world-class service and support and satisfaction guarantee, the zVT 5000-iNAS, zVT 3000i and zVT 5000-FLEX offer the enterprise class features required to serve the broadest set mainframe customers and workloads in the industry.
The next generation zVT 5000-iNAS High Availability (HA) multi-node base configuration is architected with (2) zVT Virtual Tape Nodes (VTNs) and (2) zVT Intelligent Storage Nodes (ISNs) to eliminate all single points of failure. Two VTNs provide (4) FICON channels and license support for 512 virtual tape drives. Two ISNs deliver 72TB of mirrored, usable capacity. Hardware compression and deduplication are standard enabling 288TB of effective storage capacity. The ISNs provide encryption of data at rest and in flight, WORM, and replication features for secure data management, DR and recovery processes