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Legacy Archive Solutions Overview

ASTI’s Plasmon brand archiving solutions are built for long-term data retention and have been available for over 25 years. Built to last, many legacy archive libraries continue to be in use today. Over the years, ASTI has developed libraries, media, enabling software, and support services designed to satisfy customer’s data storage needs.

ASTI offers service and support for many legacy archive solutions. Click on the module to the right to view information about that product.

ASTI Makes It Easy to Continue with Optical Technology
Although no longer manufactured, as the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), ASTI offers upgrade and service paths for customers with legacy libraries of all types. ASTI understands the importance of investing in archive technologies and endeavors to enable businesses and organizations to continue utilizing technology that makes good business sense.
Organizations transitioning to new or alternate technologies can face many challenges. ASTI has developed several cost effective upgrade options designed to minimize impact on operations and data migrations, while enabling continued preservation of data on optical technology.

Protect Archiving Investments with ASTI Upgrade and Services Options
ASTI Upgrade and Service Programs make it easy to transition from legacy libraries to newer ASTI archive libraries. Many options are available including: support services for legacy libraries, migrating data to a newer library, trading in existing equipment, or switching over to a newer ASTI Archive Appliance solution.

As the OEM, ASTI is the only provider that can offer technical support services backed by hardware and software development teams. This ensures that your company receives the highest quality service and most expedient response in addition to regular hardware and software updates.

Support and Service
ASTI is committed to providing exemplary service to every customer. Service plans include remote, onsite, and telephone support at a variety of service levels depending on business need with plans suitable for any sized business. As archiving needs increase, technical support personnel are at the ready to support onsite upgrades and expansions. ASTI offers a complete line of certified Plasmon brand parts and only those parts are used in equipment. Learn more about ASTI Support and Service

ASTI offers library upgrades and expansions designed to accommodate current and future business needs. Technical sales experts are available to assist in determining the best possible method of continuing to protect valuable investments in legacy archive equipment. Many cost effective upgrade and expansion programs are available. ASTI NAS and direct-attached archive libraries protect critical business data while maintaining the ability to expand to accommodate additional storage growth as needed. Contact us now to learn about options. Contact ASTI Sales

Migration and Professional Services
Migrating data can be a time consuming and challenging process. Using ASTI’s professional services, data migrations can be planned with confidence. ASTI’s highly skilled technicians will provide the support and expertise needed to ensure a smooth transition. Learn more about ASTI’s Professional Services 

NETArchive Solution for Small to Medium Archives 

Archives of any size require enterprise-level security, performance, preservation, and management. The NETArchive for small to medium archives delivers those qualities with an integrated solution that supports up to 15TB of nearline storage with an unlimited capacity for management of offlined media.

All NA-S10 Network Attached solution components operate in synchronous to deliver high-performance and capacity in a single desktop mini-rack or standard A/V rack. System components include the Archive Management Software Pro (AMS Pro), Storage Management System (SMS) with RAID, and a NA-S10 library and drives. Systems can be configured with one or two drives and up to 10, 1.5TB media cartridges.

Contact ASTI Sales: 719-593-7900 or submit a Request for Quote.


Solution Features


  • Excellent solution for small to medium archives
  • Compact size optimized for an office environment
    • No special environmental conditions required
    • Desktop mini-rack or standard rackmount options
  • Provides a high-speed, high-capacity hardware foundation for archiving large amounts of unstructured data
  • Simple installation with standard network services (dual 1GB Ethernet)
  • Integrated server offers superior operational efficiency
  • Highly reliable, fully automated robotics
  • Supports 1 or 2 optical NA-D77U Drives
  • Optional redundant power supply for high availability
  • Convenient pullout media drawer for fast loading and media exchanges
  • Up to 15 TB Capacity with up to 10, 1.5 TB Write Once Media Cartridges
  • Operates in conjunction with other system components including the SMS and AMS
  • SMS to Drives Connectivity - Super Speed USB 3.0
  • Advanced optical drive design with dual optical heads and data channels
    • High speed 10K+RPM ensures fastest optical transfer speeds
    • Drives feature multi-platter loading mechanism

NETArchive Products Overview

The NETArchive® is a purpose-built data archiving solution offering leading edge technology and features required by today’s modern data centers. Through an innovative modular architecture, NETArchive offers multiple storage tiers consisting of NAS, optical and cloud and tightly integrated features such as data encryption and replication to create a robust and secure solution that can be tailored to meet the challenges of archiving data in today’s complex IT environment. NETArchive solutions are available for Small-Medium (up to 15TB) or Enterprise archives (up to 802.5TB). Click on a link to the right for an overview of each solution type and its components.

The solution easily integrates into environments as Network Attached Storage and features a unique modular design that allows customers to architect an archive platform that provides dynamic Hierarchical Storage Management of data to the archive tiers with centralized control, management, and monitoring of the entire archiving ecosystem.

NETArchive Solutions are Based Upon Flexible, Modular System Components

There are important considerations associated with configuration of each of the major subsystems that will ultimately define your archive size and functionality with room for future expansion, for example:

ASTI has developed a comprehensive archiving needs assessment that facilitates the process of determining the features and functions needed for your operation. Contact ASTI today to find out more 719.593.7900.

Customer Testimonials

Read what our customers are saying about us.

Sangamon County Ciruit Clerk's Office

“Our major issue was time lost chasing documents. With the implementation of the archive solution, retrieval times went from DAYS to SECONDS.”
Tony Libri, Sangamon County Circuit Clerk

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care

“We had to determine what information was retrievable among the absolute chaos of the first week after Katrina…We were able to recover all of the patient images off the Plasmon libraries…We are now primarily using the Plasmon’s UDO Archive Appliance for its long-term recoverability.” – Kenneth Allen, Health Systems Specialist

AGFA Healthcare

“Ensuring that we could provide a PACS archive solution that helps customers meet HIPAA compliance at a reasonable cost was a critical requirement. This was guaranteed with the performance, longevity, and authenticity of the UDO Archive Appliance.” – Lenny Reznik, Director Enterprise Imaging and Information, Agfa Healthcare.