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Product Code: DW016A

  • Product Description
HP 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. 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. HP TapeAssure offers customers the ability to make the best use of their investment and be confident that their data is safe by monitoring drive and media utilization, operational performance and life/health information for drive and media, allowing the switch from reactive to proactive management. Enables even the tightest backup window to be met with unprecedented performance. Provides highest level of security with compression for strong backup data privacy to secure confidential information and address compliance quickly and with fewer cartridges. 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. SCSI and SAS models qualified on HP and non-HP; including popular platforms from vendors such as Dell, IBM, and Sun. Visit us on the web for the latest information on HP Backup Compatibility. Extensive list of supported backup and archiving software applications from HP, CA, VERITAS, Legato, Tivoli, and many more. Design leveraged from previous HP LTO tape drives to deliver confident backups at high duty cycles. 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. Restores your entire ProLiant system at the touch of a button without the need for system disks or software CDs. Visit HP One-Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR) Solution for the latest information. For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, WORM data protection capability offers a simple and secure method for archiving records allowing customers to affordably meet the toughest industry compliance regulations. Firmware-based disaster recovery feature that can restore an entire system using a single Ultrium 448 Tape Drive and data cartridge.

Technical Specifications

Certification CSA Certification to C22.2, No.60950 (cCSAus) TÜV EN60950 (IEC 60950) CE FCC 47 CFR Parts 15 NOM VCCI C-TICK RRL BSMI GOSH CB Certificate and Report (IEC 60950)
Colour of product Black
I/O ports 68-pin LVDS
Interface 1 x 68-pin LVD Wide Ultra3 SCSI - SCSI
Data transmission
Corrected error rate Reed-Solomon
Seek time (s) 64
Rewind speed (ips) 5
Burst transfer rate (MB/s) 160
Backup rate compressed performance (GB/h) 173
Data transfer rate (Gbit/s) 173
Mean time between failures (MTBF) (h) 250000
Energy management
Power consumption (typical) (W) 33
Power consumption (standby) (W) 13
Power supply type DC
Environmental conditions
Operating temperature range (T-T) (°C) 10 - 40
Operating relative humidity range (%) 20 - 80
Storage temperature range (T-T) (°C) -40 - 66
Drive device, buffer size (MB) 64
Operating system/software
Bundled software TapeWare
Packaging data
Package dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 450 x 310 x 290
Package weight (g) 3600
Storage media
Native capacity (GB) 200
Compressed capacity (GB) 400
Media types supported HP LTO-2 200 GB/LTO-1 100 GB
System requirements
Compatible operating systems Microsoft Windows Novell NetWare HP-UX Red Hat Linux United Linux IBM-AIX Sun Solaris
Technical details
Internal Y
Hot-Plug support N
Encoding method RLL 0.13/11
WORM capability N
Compression ratio 2:1
Host interface Ultra160 LVD SCSI
Logical recording format LTO Ultrium 2/1
Data compression LTO DC 2:1
Security algorithms supported N
One button disaster recovery Y
Type LTO
Load time for storage medium 17 s
Number of drive bays 1 x 5.25"
Weight (lbs) 3.2
Undetected error rate 1 x 10(17) bits
Recording technology LTO-2 Ultrium 448
Weight & dimensions
Form factor 5.25"
Dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 213 x 41.5 x 148
Dimensions (W x D x H) (") 5.70 x 8.10 x 1.60
Size (") 5.7
Weight (g) 1450