Tributary Systems introduces the new ANDROMEDA low cost storage appliance product line developed for the HP NonStop platform. ANDROMEDA is an extremely cost effective all-in-one 3U storage appliance available in three configurations. Backup sizes, tape retention policies, as well as future growth rates will determine which model best fits your needs. Each of the three ANDROMEDA appliances are priced by usable storage capacity in TBs with UNLIMITED VIRTUAL DRIVE LICENSES. ANDROMEDA is the LOWEST COST NonStop backup storage solution in the market today!




  • Ability to attach to existing customer de-dupe appliances
  • An integrated all-in-one 3U appliance
  • Transparent remote backup and restore for off-site requirements and disaster recovery
  • Lowest cost backup storage for HP NonStop in the market today
  • Ability to eliminate tape or consolidate tape libraries and drives to lower cost
  • Improved site-to-site replication to maximize throughput
  • User defined policies hold data on disk or direct data migration to any number of back-end devices
  • Ability to attach to existing customer dedupe appliances
  • Compression and AES encryption of data at rest and during migrations
  • LTO 5 back-end tape drive support
  • Industry leading reports, monitoring and alerting for lights-out remote data center operations
  • Fully automated operation of both virtual front-end and physical back-end devices
Virtual Slot Capacity per      Up to 30,000
Virtual Drive Capacity per     Up to 50
Virtual Libraries     Up to 100
Server Node      
Interfaces     Four 4 Gbps FC front-end ports
      Four 4 Gbps FC back-end ports
      1 Gbps Ethernet for iSCSI
      1 Gbps Ethernet for management
      AES 256 Encryption
Storage Capacity (usable)     RAID 6 with hot spare
      ANDROMEDA 900: 9 TB
      ANDROMEDA 2100: 21 TB
      ANDROMEDA 3000: 30 TB
Performance     4 TB / hour per node
Emulations     IBM 3584, HP E-Series, STK L700, ACSLS, proprietary
      LTO-1, LTO-3, LTO-4, 3592, 9940, T10000, N1525
Physical Specs     Height: 5.2” (132mm) (rack mount 3U)
      Width: 17.2” (437mm)
      Depth: 25.5” (648mm)
      Weight: 72 lbs.
Operating Environment     Temperature: 10-35 C (60-95 F)
      Humidity: 8-90% non-condensing
Power     Redundant 1200W high-efficiency power supplies
      1000W Output @ 100-140V, 11.5-8A, 50-60Hz
      1200W Output @ 180-240V, 8-5.5A, 50-60Hz