PMD Data Solutions

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HPE T950 Tape Library
HPE T950 Tape Library
HPE Spectra T950
HPE SpectraLogic T950 Library
HPE T950 Library
SpectraLogic T950
HPE T950 Terapack
HPE Spectra T950
HPE SpectraLogic T950 Library
HPE T950 Library
SpectraLogic T950
HPE T950 Terapack


Meeting enterprise data growth challenges head-on, HPE T950 Tape Library deliver enormous scalability to keep pace with unpredictable data growth.

Choose from a range of base configurations and scale up to 10,020 LTO tape cartridges in increments of 10 slots or 7,614 TS11xx Technology tape cartridges in increments of 9 slots for capacity on demand.

Incorporating between 1 and 120 LTO or TS11xx tape drives you can consolidate and store up to 380.7 PB (compressed 2.5:1) using TS1160 Technology or 450 PB (compressed 2.5:1) using LTO-9 tape cartridges, of enterprise data


  • Capacity on Demand from 50 to 10,020 LTO Tape Cartridges (7,614 TS11xx Technology Cartridges) and 1 to 120 LTO or TS11xx tape drives.

  • Scale capacity in 10 LTO or 9 Enterprise tape slot increments.

  • ­ Library frames/expansion modules add 8.71 ft2 per frame.

  • The T950 can be configured either for LTO-6, LTO-7, LTO-8 and LTO-9 or TS115x and TS1160 Technology drives, however mixed media support is not available within the library.

  • The T950 and T950V can also support both half-height LTO-7 and LTO-8 drives.

High Availability

  • Redundant power supplies.

  • Global Spare Drive option.

Manageability - BlueScale®

  • Management access on front panel of library or remotely via web-browser.

  • Easy to use web GUI.

  • BlueScale management software provides proactive hardware health monitoring.

  • BlueScale Library management provides advanced logs and reporting on media, drives, power consumption and performance.

  • Auto Support Logs (ASL) provide automatic e-mail alerts on monitored thresholds.


  • ­Built-in BlueScale Standard and Professional Encryption (LTO Only).

  • Hardware Based Encryption through Spectra SKLM.

Cost Effective

  • Ideal for archiving cold or active data with a media shelf-life of up to 30 years.­

  • Lowest cost per Gigabyte for longer term storage, no on-going power or energy requirement.

  • Portable, high density storage, small footprint with up to 45 TB of compressed data on a single LTO-9 data cartridge and 50 TB compressed on a single TS1160 JE Data Cartridge.

HPE T950 Tape Library
Drive Description - LTO-9, LTO-8, LTO-7, LTO-6, TS1150, TS1155, TS1160
Storage Capacity - 450 PB compressed 2.5:1, maximum using LTO-9
Data Transfer Rate - 400 MB/s, maximum using LTO-9 or TS 1160
Cartridge Slots Included - 10,020 for LTO, 7,614 for TS Technology
Maximum Drives per Enclosure - 120 for LTO and TS tape drives
Host Interface - LTO-9 8 Gb Fibre Channel or 12 Gb SAS and TS1160 16 Gb Fibre Channel or 12 Gb SAS
Encryption Type - Hardware-based encryption through Enterprise Secure Key Manager (ESKM), BlueScale Professional Encryption (LTO only), and Spectra Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM)
Form Factor - Free standing frame (maximum 8)