Multiple library media exchange system and method

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5479581
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08176457

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A media exchange system uses a robot arm assembly to allow tape cartridges and other storage media to be shared among multiple, individual, media storage libraries. One or more media storage libraries are provided for data storage. Each media storage library has its own internal media storage facility that can be accessed at a relatively quick speed. If required, the robot arm assembly can be used to transfer media from one media storage library to another. Additional media storage cells are provided external to the individual media storage libraries. These provide additional tape storage.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
STORAGE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATIONLOUISVILLE, CO248

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Kleinschnitz, Donald Louisville, CO 8 234

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