The lowdown on the DVD jukebox
What is it?
A DVD jukebox is a peripheral storage device used to house and access hundreds of data DVDs.When do I need one?
If you store large quantities of data for long periods of time, and access to the data is important, a DVD jukebox could be valuable.What are the main considerations in buying jukeboxes?
First, storage capacity: You should acquire units that will be able to handle your current and projected data storage needs. Second, user access: If many users will require access to the data simultaneously, the unit should have multiple DVD drives. Finally, the physical size of the unit: It should fit your space, either as a standalone cabinet or a rackmount component.Must-know info?
The software that manages the DVD jukebox should have all of the search, management and security capabilities you require. Consider a DVD server to hold frequently used data.