Storage : Tape Media : HP : SKU: EH957SB


Manufacturer: HP

Part Number: EH957SB

UPC: 885631090190

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HP StorageWorks EH957SB LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive


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  • Internal, half-height, LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 6Gb/s SAS tape drive RoHS2 Compliant
  • HP StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives represent six-generations of LTO technology
  • Capable of storing up to 6.25 TB per cartridge
  • 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
  • Enables even the tightest backup window to be met with unprecedented performance
  • Provides highest level of security with compression for strong backup data privacy
  • 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
  • SCSI and SAS models qualified on HP and non-HP
  • Complete Solution Straight out of the Box
  • Provides HP LTO media, cleaning cartridge(with full height drives)
  • 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 256 MB
    Capacity 3TB Compressed 2:1
    Compressed Storage Capacity 3 TB
    Drive Height 1/2H
    Drive Interface SAS
    Drive Type LTO-5
    Drive Width 5.25"
    Encryption Capability AES 256-bit
    Form Factor 5.25-inch half-height
    Form Factor Internal
    Formats Supported LTO-5 (Read/Write)
    Height / Width / Depth 12.2" / 11.4" / 17.7"
    Host interface 6 Gb/sec SAS
    Limited Warranty 3 Year
    Manufacturer Warranty HP provides 3-year, next-day, product exchange, limited warranty for the HP LTO Ultrium Tape Drives
    Manufacturer Warranty plus 9x5 phone support
    Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 280 MBps
    Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 140 MBps
    Memory Size 256MB; Included
    Native Storage Capacity 1.50 TB
    Product dimensions (W x D x H) 8.54 x 1.63 x 5.83 in
    Recording Method Linear Serpentine
    Recording technology LTO-5 Ultrium 3000
    Transfer Rate 1 TB/hr; Compressed 2:1
    Warranty HP provides 3-year, next-day, product exchange, limited warranty for the HP LTO Ultrium Tape Drives
    Warranty plus 9x5 phone support
    Weight ( Imperial ) 7.94 lb
    Weight ( Metric ) 3.6kg
    Weight (Approximate) 7.94 lb
    WORM capability Yes

    In The Box

  • HP LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 Internal 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 LTO5 Ultrium 3 TB RW Data Cartridge
  • mini-SAS SFF8482 to SFF8087 cable
  • documentation