Bosch Storage Systems, Bridgeman, Mich., has entered the mainframe data storage market with an automated tape library. Using open architecture, the library can accommodate tape drives from many vendors, including IBM, Hitachi, and Memorex. It is also adaptable to the 5 1/4-inch optical disk format. The system can accommodate from 360 to 184,320 cartridges.
Bosch Storage Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany.