FRAMINGHAM (09/25/2003) - Advanced Digital Information Corp. this week announced an integrated disk-to-tape appliance that lets users determine how they will back up and archive data. The Pathlight VX is a combination disk- and tape-based array that uses Advanced Technology Attachment drives and LTO1 or LTO2 tape technology. Back-up software sees the device as a single tape library. The Pathlight VX has as much as 40 terabytes of storage capacity and fits in a standard 19-inch rack. The company plans to ship it next month starting at US$190,000.