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Product Code: EH958A

  • Product Description
HP StorageWorks LTO Ultrium Tape Drives represent five-generations of LTO tape drive technology capable of storing up to 3 TB per cartridge, with HP TapeAssure for manageability, hardware data encryption and unprecedented performance. With HP TapeAssure customers can be confident that their data is safe by monitoring drive and media utilization, operational performance and life/health information for drive and media. Data hardware encryption using AES 256-bit provides easy-to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges. By using encryption, data is fully capable of being compressed therefore maximizing capacity; encrypted backups are completed without a loss in performance. Capable of data transfer rates up to 280 MB/sec, HP’s exclusive Data Rate Matching further optimizes performance by matching host system speed to keep drives streaming, thus enabling the fastest tape performance. Features Outstanding Capacity and Performance with Monitoring/Management Capabilities and Hardware Encryption - LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provide up to 3 TB of compressed capacity on a single cartridge. Reliable, Well Connected and Compatible - Allows the tape drive to dynamically and continuously adjust the speed of the drive to keep drives streaming to maximize performance and reduce start/stops which significantly increase reliability of HP drives and media. Complete Solution Straight out of the Box - Provides HP LTO media, cleaning cartridge(with full height drives), a free copy of HP Data Protector Express Software Basic which includes support for hardware data encryption and OBDR, cables and documentation.

Technical Specifications

Data transmission
Sustained data transfer rate (native) (MB/s) 140
Sustained data transfer rate (compressed) (MB/s) 280
Drive device, buffer size (MB) 256
Storage media
Native capacity (GB) 1500
Compressed capacity (GB) 3000
Technical details
Internal N
WORM capability Y
Compression ratio 2:1
Host interface 6 Gb/s SAS
Type LTO
Recording technology LTO-5 Ultrium 3000
Weight & dimensions
Form factor 5.25" 1/2H
Dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 298 x 79 x 225
Size (") 15.35
Weight (g) 8000