SmartStor Archive v. 3.0 Provides
Media Independent, Near-Line Storage
WIRE)--June 28, 1999--Smart Storage Inc., a leading provider of
near-line storage and CD duplication software, today announced the
release of SmartStor Archive v. 3.0, its latest version of network
storage software for Windows NT environments. With SmartStor
Archive v. 3.0, Smart Storage adds supports for DVD-RAM and MO
storage devices to provide a media-independent, near-line storage
solution. SmartStor Archive v. 3.0 now manages a wide range of
optical jukeboxes and drives that support read-only, write-once,
and re-writable optical media, including CD-ROM, CD-R, DVD-ROM,
DVD-R, DVD-RAM, WORM, and MO.
"By supporting higher
capacity DVD-RAM and MO storage devices, we're able to market our
SmartStor Archive software to organizations that require the
additional capacity," said Gary Brach, president of Smart
Storage. "In addition, we've made the whole CD/DVD storage
process easier for administrators looking to immediately address
their needs for secondary storage and information archiving."
SmartStor Archive is a complete
read/write software solution for vertical storage applications
such as imaging, digital asset management, and CAD, as well as
generalized data storage. The entire optical storage device or
devices can be viewed as a single drive letter, allowing Windows
(3.x, 95, 98, and NT), UNIX, and Macintosh clients to archive and
retrieve data from the same network location. SmartStor Archive
also supports multiple industry standard file formats (ISO 9660,
Joliet, Rockridge, Apple HFS, UDF, and NTFS) for optical media to
provide universal accessibility.
SmartStor Archive v. 3.0 provides
all the functionality required for high-performance storage and
- Hundreds of users across the
network can concurrently archive and access data from the
SmartStor file system.
single-drive-letter read/write support for CD-ROM, CD-R,
DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, MO, and WORM.
- Sophisticated caching schemes
to provide maximum performance.
- Easy-to-use graphical user
interface (GUI) for Windows NT.
- Scalable solutions to meet
customers' diverse and growing storage needs.
SmartStor Archive v. 3.0 supports
CD, DVD, and MO storage devices from leading manufacturers like
Cygnet, Disc, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi, JVC, Kodak, Maxoptics, NSM,
Pioneer, Plasmon, Plextor, and Sony. Pricing for SmartStor Archive
v. 3.0 is device dependent and begins at $1,640 (SRP) for a
100-slot CD jukebox.
Smart Storage Inc. is a leading
provider of near-line storage and CD duplication software for
Window 95, Windows NT, NetWare, and UNIX environments. With its
corporate headquarters in Andover, MA and additional offices in
Tokyo, Japan and Cologne Germany, Smart Storage markets its
complete line of SmartStor products worldwide through partnerships
with distributors, VARs, system integrators, and OEMs. For
product, sales, and support information, contact Smart Storage in
the U.S. by phone at 888/479-0100; E-mail at [email protected];
or visit our Web site at www.smartstorage.com.
For international inquiries, please contact our offices in Germany
by phone at 49-221-1602-5187 and Japan by phone at 81-3-5298-2787.
Smart Storage is a registered
trademark of Smart Storage Inc. All other trademarks or tradenames
are the property of their respective holders.
Smart Storage Inc.
Bob McIntosh, 978/623-3300, ext. 166