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Product Code: DW017B

  • Product Description
The HP StorageWorks Ultrium 448 Tape Drive based on second generation LTO technology is positioned as the affordable tape backup solution providing mid-range customers with the best mix of features and value today and in the future for protecting data on their mid-range SCSI and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)-based servers. The Ultrium 448 Tape Drive delivers a compressed storage capacity of 400 GB per data cartridge using LTO 2 media. By doubling the capacity of the current half-height HP Ultrium 232 Tape Drive, customers will now use fewer data cartridges to meet their storage needs, reducing their IT costs and increasing their return on investment. Capable of backing up half a Terabyte of storage in 2.5 hours, the fast performance of the Ultrium 448 is enhanced by HP’s exclusive dynamic data rate matching feature which can match the throughput of the host. The Ultrium 448 Tape Drive is fully read and write compatible with all first and second-generation Ultrium drives and media. Features - Value - Affordable tape capacity and performance: HP StorageWorks Ultrium 448 Tape Drive is lower cost and stores up to 400GB of data on a single data cartridge using 2:1 compression for increased performance. Reduces the costs associated with data protection by requiring fewer data cartridges to complete backups. - Agility - Higher performance: Ultrium 448 Tape Drive 48MB/sec compressed data transfer rate allows customers to fill nearly half a terabyte of storage in 2.5 hours. Performance enhanced by HP’s exclusive dynamic data rate matching feature which can match the throughput of the host – ranging from 8MB/sec to 24MB/sec (native). - Simplicity - Half-height form factor: The Ultrium 448 Tape Drive has a half-height form factor, allowing for installation into all standard 5.25-inch media bays. - Value - Investment Protection built in: Each HP Ultrium 448 Tape Drive ships with HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Software Single Server Edition backup/recovery and the HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Software Bare Metal Disaster Recovery option. - Agility - Choice of models: Offering a choice of both SCSI and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) models. New 3Gb/sec SAS interface allows direct connect to SAS-based servers via embedded SAS controller or SAS Host Bus Adapter.

Technical Specifications

Colour of product Black
I/O ports 68-pin HD LVDS
SCSI controller type Wide Ultra3 SCSI (LVDS)
Data transmission
Seek time (s) 64
Sustained data transfer rate (native) (MB/s) 24
Sustained data transfer rate (compressed) (MB/s) 48
Environmental conditions
Storage relative humidity range (%) 10 - 95
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing) (%) 10 - 95
Relative humidity (%) 20 - 80
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 The HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drives include HP Data Protector Express Single Server Edition software. This easy to use backup application, based on Data Protector Express, robustly protects a single Windows, Linux or NetWare server. Also included is the Data Protector Express Bare Metal Disaster Recovery (BMDR) option which provides automated system recovery of the server following a major hardware or software failure. The fastest method to recovery the server is to use the Data Protector Express BMDR option and the One Button Disaster Recovery feature of the HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drives. As well as getting the Data Protector Express Single Server Edition software as part of the HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drives solution, purchasers can easily and economically upgrade to the class-leading Data Protector Express backup/recovery software. This is a special part number, only available for registered users of Data Protector Express Single Server Edition, that gives a significant discount off the regular price of Data Protector Express, to recognize the value of the in-box software. If the HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drive is for a large environment that requires UNIX support and/or enterprise class application and feature support then HP Data Protector software is the recommended backup/recovery software.
Packaging data
Package dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 475 x 390 x 390
Package weight (g) 8000
Storage media
Native capacity (GB) 200
Compressed capacity (GB) 400
System requirements
Compatible operating systems Microsoft Windows, Novell NetWare, HP-UX, Red Hat Linux, United Linux, IBM-AIX, Sun Solaris and other operating systems
Technical details
Internal N
Upgrade type HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (L&TT) enables firmware downloads
Hot-Plug support N
Technical features Affordable LTO technology High-capacity drives that store up to 800 GB of data on a single cartridge with 2:1 compression Internal, external, array module and rack-mounted models available Compact half-height form factor HP One-Button Disaster Recovery (O
WORM capability N
Compression ratio 2:1
Host interface Ultra160 LVD SCSI
Compressed data storage note 400 GB
Logical recording format LTO Ultrium 1 (read and write); LTO Ultrium 2 (read and write)
Data compression 400 GB
Security algorithms supported N
UNSPSC-code 43201903
One button disaster recovery Y
Device type LTO-2
Type LTO
Registration technology 8-channel linear serpentine
Weight (lbs) 10.3 lb
Interface type Ultra160 LVD SCSI
Recording technology LTO-2 Ultrium 448
Undetected error rate 1 x 10(17) bits read
Weight & dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 223.5 x 297.2 x 76.2
Size (") 8.8
Chassis type 5.25-inch half-height
Weight (g) 4670