Recommendation for autoloader and backup software


in the moment we are using the following configuration:

  • Dell PowerEdge 2950
  • SuSE Linux 9.3 (x86-64)
  • Quantum external SDLT-600 streamer
  • Tapeware 7.00 SP7D
  • Adaptec 3960D Ultra160 SCSI adapter

Now we need a streamer with more capacity.

We want to change to:

  • openSUSE 11.0
  • QUANTUM Superloader3 LTO-4 HH 1/16 2U LVD SAS 12.8 / 25.6 TB

1.) Which software would you recommend?
2.) Which controller (SAS) shall we take (LSI?)?
3.) The “Backup Exec Quickstart” is provided with the Superloader. Is this a linux version, too?

Or do you have totally different combinations in use?

Thanks for any answers and greetings from germany,