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StorageTek SL3000 Modular Library System

Enterprise-class reliability, availability, and serviceability

SL3000Looking for a better way to manage your evolving storage requirements while maintaining service levels? The innovative StorageTek SL3000 modular library system lets you grow your tape automation environment at your own pace. Its open design offers true mixed media, logical and physical partitioning capabilities, advanced management, and high availability features, so you can consolidate mainframe and open systems environments while minimizing power, space, and operating costs. Based on the industry-leading StorageTek SL8500 modular library system, the library allows slot upgrades on-the-fly without downtime, and the first mid-range solution to offer "Any cartridge, Any Slot" technology to enable consolidation and leverage existing investments.


  • RealTime Growth and pay-as-you-grow scalability
  • Pre-install capacity but pay for it incrementally as capacity needs require
  • Seamless scalability on demand
  • Unique Centerline technology
  • Robots travel one-third to one-half the distance of the competition, improving performance up to 50%
  • Fully redundant and hot-swappable components
  • Reduce planned and unplanned downtime
  • Intelligent partitioning, sharing and managing
  • Simplify storage management and increase in-library utilization