Pegasus announced that its InveStore, Microsoft® Windows 2000 and XP based Storage
Management Software will be among the first software managers to support Plasmon 30
GB Ultra Density Optical (UDO) drives and libraries.
InveStore provides transparent drive letter access and a developer API for Plasmon
optical solutions operating in Windows XP and 2000 Professional, Server, Advanced
Server, and Datacenter Server environments.
"The new Plasmon 30GB UDO drives and libraries offer a 230 percent increased capacity
and a 33 percent better transfer rate than previous generation optical products. This
is the biggest capacity jump in 20 years of optical innovation. The archival market
has been has been looking for this kind of capacity and performance jump since the
release of 14x Magneto Optical (MO) technology.
With the new capacity and performance enhancements, UDO clearly addresses regulatory
compliance and other archival market opportunities. Combined with Pegasus software
management controls for Microsoft Windows NT, 2000 and XP operating platform, UDO
provides high capacity storage security and reliability for applications in regulated
markets demanding write-once storage," explains Roy Slicker, Pegasus President and
Using Pegasus InveStore, customers have the ability to support existing legacy
hardware side by side with new UDO hardware and to provide a software bridge between
the technologies. Paired with applications such as data lifecycle management, email
archiving, medical imaging, and voice and video data recording, InveStore Storage
Management Software gives users the power to share, organize and safeguard vital
corporate knowledge while meeting the requirements set forth by the SEC, HIPPA, FDA
and other regulating bodies. Support for UDO drives and libraries will be included in
version 4.12 of the software.