LTO-5 Technology Doubles Storage Capacity

Overland provides support for LTO-5 NEO series of automated backup and archive solutions, available from DCC

In a world where backup and disaster recovery solutions have become an essential to any company, resellers can now be rest assured that their Overland Storage solutions will provide constant and reliable support for their clients. Overland Storage has announced expanded support for LTO-5 technology across its entire line of NEO Series products with the introduction of LTO-5-compatible NEO S Series automated backup and archive solutions, which are now available from official distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC).

“The NEO S Series is designed to take the complexity out of backup and disaster recovery for small office and departmental infrastructures,” comments Rajen Naicker, Overland Product Specialist at DCC. “Featuring simplified backup management, storage capacity up to 76TB and support for disk-based backup this is the perfect storage solution, providing resellers with the opportunity to offer this value-add solution to their end user clients.”

Leading the introduction of LTO-5, Overland was the first vendor in the storage industry to announce LTO-5 availability with the February 2010 launch of LTO-5 in the NEO E Series. With the addition of LTO-5 to the NEO S line, Overland has extended its leadership position and enables businesses to leverage a range of backup and archive solutions within a single product line.

Benefits of Overland NEO S LTO-5 Automated Backup and Archive Solutions
•    Over 76TB of storage capacity – provides the maximum amount of data storage capability while utilising the minimum amount of valuable data centre space
•    Investment protection enables users to grow into their storage with minimal investment – features partitioning, encryption key management and dual-module     scalability
•    Effortless management capabilities – Offers the convenience to monitor and manage the backup and archive process from anywhere in the world

NEO S Series Upgrade and Save Program

Overland has also extended its NEO Upgrade and Save Cash-Back Program to include the NEO S Series, providing attractive incentives to upgrade to LTO-5 configurations. Interested customers can contact  Rajen Naicker at DCC on 011 201 8927 for further information or visit

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LTO-5 Technology Doubles Storage Capacity