Quantum Scalar Tape is the market leader in automated tape storage for archiving applications and long-term data retention. Tape continues to be the lowest-cost, lowest-power way to store data. Quantum Scalar Tape libraries include Quantum’s iLayer software which provides best-in-class management and monitoring capabilities. iLayer includes proactive diagnostics, which has been shown to reduce service calls by 50%; as well as Proactive diagnostics which provide easy-to-understand messages with specific corrective actions, allowing users to avoid downtime and spend more time doing other things besides managing the tape environment.