Storage : Tape Media : HP : SKU: EH970SB


Manufacturer: HP

Part Number: EH970SB


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HP HP StoreEver LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 SAS Ext Tape Drive


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  • External, half-height, LTO-6 Ultrium6250, 6 Gb/s SAS tape drive/S-Buy
  • HP StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives represent six-generations of LTO technology
  • Capable of storing up to 6.25 TB per cartridge
  • With HP TapeAssure for manageability, hardware data encryption,
  • HP StoreOpen with LTFS for ease of use at an unprecedented performance
  • With HP TapeAssure customers can be confident that their data is safe
  • By monitoring drive and media utilization, operational performance and life/health information
  • 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
  • (LTFS) is an open format for storing data on tape that makes LTO-5 and 6 tapes self-describing
  • Capable of data transfer rates up to 400 MB/sec
  • HP’s exclusive Data Rate Matching further optimizes performance
  • By matching host system speed to keep drives streaming, thus enabling the fastest tape performance
  • Outstanding Capacity and Performance, Monitoring Capabilities, Hardware Encryption & StoreOpen/LTFS
  • HP TapeAssure offers customers the ability to make the best use of their investment
  • Be confident that their data is safe by monitoring drive and media utilization
  • Operational performance and life/health information for drive and media
  • Allowing the switch from reactive to proactive management
  • Enables even the tightest backup window to be met with unprecedented performance
  • Provides highest level of security with compression for strong backup data privacy
  • To secure confidential information and address compliance quickly and with fewer cartridges
  • Reliable, Well Connected and Compatible
  • Allows the tape drive to dynamically and continuously adjust the speed of the drive
  • Keep drives streaming to maximize performance and reduce start/stops
  • Which significantly increase reliability of HP drives and media
  • SCSI and SAS models qualified on HP and non-HP
  • Design leveraged from previous HP LTO tape drives to deliver confident backups at high duty cycles
  • Complete Solution Straight out of the Box
  • Provides HP LTO media, cleaning cartridge(with full height drives)
  • Free copy of the option to download Yosemite Server Backup Basic software
  • Which includes support for hardware data encryption and OBDR, cables and documentation
  • Restores your entire ProLiant system at the touch of a button
  • Without the need for system disks or software CDs.
  • For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements
  • WORM data protection capability offers a simple and secure method for archiving records
  • Allowing customers to affordably meet the toughest industry compliance regulations
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

  • Specification

    BladeSystem supported No
    Buffer 512 MB
    Capacity 6.25TB Compressed 2.5:1; Maximum
    Compressed Storage Capacity 6.25 TB
    Drive Height 1/2H
    Drive Interface 6Gb/s SAS
    Drive Type LTO-6
    Drive Width 5.25"
    Encryption Yes
    Encryption Capability AES 256-bit
    Form Factor 5.25-inch half-height
    Form Factor External
    Formats Supported LTO-6 (Read/Write) / LTO-5 (Read/Write) / LTO-4 (Read)
    Height / Width / Depth 8.9" / 11.7" / 3.1"
    Host interface 6 Gb/sec SAS
    Limited Warranty 3 Year
    Manufacturer Warranty HP provides 3-year, next-day, product exchange
    Manufacturer Warranty limited warranty for the HP LTO Ultrium Tape Drives, plus 9x5 phone support
    Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 1019.45 MBps
    Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 407.78 MBps
    Memory Size 512MB; Included
    Native Storage Capacity 2.50 TB
    Product dimensions (W x D x H) 11.73 x 3.11 x 8.86 in
    Recording Method Linear Serpentine
    Recording technology LTO-6 Ultrium 6250
    Transfer Rate 1.45 TB/hr; Compressed 2.5:1
    Warranty HP provides 3-year, next-day, product exchange,
    Warranty limited warranty for the HP LTO Ultrium Tape Drives, plus 9x5 phone support
    Weight ( Imperial ) 17.64 lb
    Weight ( Metric ) 8 Kg
    Weight (Approximate) 17.64 lb
    WORM capability Yes
    WORM Support Yes

    In The Box

  • HP LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 External SAS Tape Drive
  • HP Tape CD-ROM (contains HP Library and Tape Tools utilities and localized user manuals)
  • The option to download Yosemite Server Backup Basic backup and recovery software
  • HP LTO-6 Ultrium 6.25 TB RW Data Cartridge
  • Power cord
  • Mini-SAS SFF8088 to SFF8088 cable
  • Documentation