HPE StoreEver MSL3040 – A Solid Data Tape Storage Setup

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HPE StoreEver MSL3040

Product Overview
Is the overall trend of vast amounts of data creation shaping your business? The highly scalable HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers small to mid-sized organizations the flexibility for long-term data protection and retention of data storage assets. With its modular design and ability to reuse existing HPE MSL LTO upgrade drive kits, any organization can inexpensively store up to 8.4PB of data. The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library delivers exceptional enterprise features and functionality as standard providing advanced security features and reliability. It provides a tape storage solution that addresses backup and long-term data management challenges such as storing medical records, video surveillance files or for business compliance. Trying to find LTO9 tapes to update your current storage solutions? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiDhRC5GH_c

HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Specs

  • Drive Description: LTO-8 Ultrium 30750 LTO-7 Ultrium 15000 LTO-6 Ultrium 6250. Available with SAS and Fiber Channel interfaces
  • Storage Capacity: Up to 8.4 PB, maximum assuming 280 slots with LTO-8 compressed 2.5:1
  • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 72.45 TB/hr with 21 LTO-8 drives compressed 2.5:1
  • Cartridge Slots Included: 40 slots for the base module 40 slots per expansion module Scale from 40 to 280 slots in a fully expanded HPE MSL3040 Tape Library
  • Maximum Drives per Enclosure: 3 half height drives (HH) per module to a total of 21 HH drives for a fully expanded HPE MSL3040 Tape Library.
  • Host Interface: Supports 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel or 6 Gb/s SAS tape drives
  • Form Factor: 3U per module to a maximum of 21U
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HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Features

Highly Scalable for Greater Flexibility
  • The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library allows organizations to grow their storage capacity effortlessly with a single, scale-out design solution that addresses both short-term and long-term storage needs.
  • Scale vertically from 40 to 280 cartridge slots to store up to 8.4PB in a single 19-inch rack simply adding additional modules to boost performance and capacity without the need to invest in a whole new library.
  • Add between 1 and 21 LTO-8, LTO-7 or LTO-6 half height SAS or Fiber Channel (FC) drives. Drives and expansions are easily installed and configured, these upgrades are fast and non-disruptive.
Cost Effective Tape Storage Solution
  • The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers 13 cartridge slots or 390 TB2 of capacity per 1U of rack space, scaling from 40 to 280 slots with a single expandable library; there is no need to replace it as your requirements grow.
  • For investment protection, you can reuse LTO-6, LTO-7 or LTO-8 MSL2024, 4048 and 6480 tape drives in the HPE MSL3040 Tape Library.
  • Partitioning allows each partitioned library to be presented to the host as an independent library, separate from other partitions in the library.
Enterprise-class Manageability and Reliability
  • The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library reduces human intervention and error by freeing up your resources with automated, consolidated, and simplified data protection and archive capabilities adding more to your bottom line.
  • With the unique Hewlett Packard Enterprise Web-based remote management and diagnostics tools, the HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library can be managed, configured, and used from across the room or across the globe.
  • HPE TapeAssure Advanced will proactively and intelligently monitor utilization, performance and overall life and health of the library, drives and media.
Reduce Risk with Advanced Security Features and Reliability
  • The HPE MSL3040 Tape Library offers multiple options to safeguard your data in the library or offsite with data encryption, depending on the requirements for policy, regulation, compliance, and centralized key management.
  • HPE Secure Manager License provides an additional level of security that lets you control access to the tape library by authorizing specific servers. It increases reliability by blocking disruptive traffic from unauthorized hosts to the library.
  • High availability path failover uses host drivers in conjunction with library and drive firmware to manage multiple paths across multiple SANs. It presents a single drive or robot path to applications and automatically transfer commands to an alternate path if the original one is lost.