- Manufacturer Part Number: BB873A
- Drive Type: LTO-7
- Compressed Storage Capacity: 15 TB
- Native Storage Capacity: 6 TB
- Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
- Encryption: Yes
- WORM Support: Yes
- Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate: 300 MB/s
- Host Interface: 6Gb/s SAS
- Form Factor: Internal
- Drive Width: 5.25″
- Drive Height: 1/2H
- Height: 3″
- Width: 8.8″
- Depth: 11.6″
HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives represent seven-generations of LTO technology capable of storing up to 15 TB per cartridge, with HPE TapeAssure for manageability, hardware data encryption, HPE StoreOpen with LTFS for ease of use at an unprecedented performance. With HPE 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. Linear Tape File System (LTFS) is an open format for storing data on tape that makes LTO generation 5 and later tapes self-describing and file-based.
Capable of data transfer rates up to 300 MB/sec native, HPE’s Data Rate Matching further optimizes performance by matching host system speed to keep drives streaming, thus enabling the fastest tape performance.