The HPE StoreEver MSL6480 Tape Library is the gold standard for mid-range tape automation, delivering best-in-class scalability, density, and performance to meet your short-term backup and disaster recovery data protection needs, as well as long-term archive requirements. Keep pace with data growth by seamlessly scaling up to 7 modules-without disrupting daily data protection.
The MSL6480 also saves floor space by providing the highest tape drive density per module of any mid-range tape library. The MSL6480 Tape Library reduces the time and resources needed to achieve enterprise-class manageability, equipping you with proactive monitoring on single pane of glass control. The HPE StoreEver MSL6480 Tape Library can also provide medium sized businesses with a last line of defence solution against the threat of ransomware due to its air-gapped, offline capabilities.
Easy scalability - pay as you grow with the fast, non-disruptive addition of Expansion Modules for expansion of tape slots.
Start with an 80-slot 6U form-factor Base Library Module, and add up to 6 Expansion Library Modules for a total of 560 slots in a 42U rack form factor.
25.2PB of total maximum compressed capacity with 560 slots and LTO-9 drives.
Performance scaling from 1 to 42 LTO HH Tape Drives and transfer rates of 300 MB/s per LTO-9 Tape Drive.
Industry leading storage density to save rack space, floor space, power, cooling and management costs - 13 cartridge slots (585 TB) per 1U of rack space
Best in class flexibility with up to 20 logical library partitions.
Customer installable, scalable, and serviceable with a colour touch control panel and wizards for installation and configuration.
Integrated bar code reader.
Manage multiple HPE Tape Libraries from a single pane of glass with HPE Command View for Tape Libraries (CVTL) software.
Intelligent, proactive and predictive reporting with HPE StoreEver TapeAssure Advanced (licensed feature of CVTL).
Using the HPE Encryption Kit get the simplest, lowest cost encryption and key management solution available - no additional software required.
Existing customers of MSL 1/8 Autoloader, MSL2024and MSL3040 Tape Libraries can repurpose their drives in the MSL6480 library to leverage their investment.
The HPE extensive interoperability testing means that MSL6480 integrates with industry-leading servers, operating systems and backup software.
Achieve higher levels of availability with data path failover and control path failover.
|HPE StoreEver MSL6480 Scalable Tape Library|
|Drive Technology Supported - LTO-9 Ultrium 45000, LTO-8 Ultrium 30750, LTO-7 Ultrium 15000, LTO-6 Ultrium 625000|
|Maximum Number of Drives - 42 HH|
|Maximum Capacity (2.5:1 compression) - 25.2 PB (LTO-9, 560 slots), 3.6PB (LTO-9, 80 slots)|
|Maximum Data Transfer (Native) - 45.4 TB/hr (42 LTO-9 drives)|
|Drive Interface - 8 Gb/sec Native Fibre Channel, 12 Gb/sec (LTO-9), 6 Gb/sec SAS (LTO-8 and earlier)|
|Mail Slots - 10 slots per module|