HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Scalable Library Expansion Module
The enormous, data-driven potential of emerging technologies like 5G, AI, ML and IoT is creating a plethora of opportunities for businesses to transform their operations. The challenge is that though these opportunities abound, they are truly diverse and may require very different storage optimizations. The highly scalable HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers enormous storage density in a cyber-resilient, scalable and flexible form factor, which can start small but grow very big indeed, all the while costing less to run and own than other archival storage alternatives. With its modular design and ability to upgrade and reuse HPE StoreEver MSL LTO upgrade drive kits, you can cost-effectively store up to 28.8PB of date.1 The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers exceptional enterprise features and functionality. It delivers a tape storage solution that addresses long-term data management challenges, while also providing an air-gapped solution against the threat of ransomware.
SKU # Q6Q63A
- HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library now supports up to 15 expansion modules, scaling up to a capacity of 28.8PB2
- HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library 48U spooling kit is now available. This enables existing MSL3040 customers to add additional expansion modules (see QuickSpecs for more details)
Highly Scalable for Greater Flexibility
Scale vertically from 40 to 640 cartridge slots to store up to 28.8 PB 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.
Reduce cost and maximize ROI with better utilization of rack space – 600 TB per 1U.
Add between 1 and 48 LTO-9, LTO-8, LTO-7, or LTO-6 half-height SAS or Fibre Channel (FC) drives for blazing performance. Drives and expansions are easily installed and configured through fast and non-disruptive upgrades.
Get better answers more quickly. Gain competitive advantage in identifying customer needs, new product development, supply chain, and manufacturing by being able to store and analyze all your unstructured data on prem and under your control.
Cost Effective Tape Storage Solution
HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers 13 cartridge slots or 600 TB3 of capacity per 1U of rack space, scaling from 40 to 640 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, LTO-8, or LTO-9 drives from an MSL 1/8 autoloader, HPE StoreEver MSL2024 or HPE StoreEver MSL6480 in the HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library. There are no additional license fees for installing new drives in an existing 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
With HPE Command View for Tape Libraries (CVTL), HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library can be managed, configured, and monitored from any remote location via a browser-based interface.
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.
HPE StoreEver TapeAssure Software is a licensed feature of HPE CVTL which provides predictive, analytical reporting of health and performance information for all drives and cartridges. It can also be used to track consumption metrics, enabling IT admins to make timely investments.
HPE Data Verification is a licensed feature of HPE CVTL that is supported with the HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library. Data Verification software proactively validates, scans, non-disruptively, the quality of data stored on LTO tape cartridges, which helps ensure the successful retrieval of data.
Easily manage your media both in or out of the library with a standard bar code reader and removable magazines.
Reduce Risk with Advanced Security Features and Reliability
HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library provides the ultimate last line of defense safeguard against the threat of ransomware as data stored on tape can be kept truly offline from the rest of the network behind an air gap.
Reduce the threat of cyberattack and other hostile incidents with the inexpensive HPE MSL Encryption Kit, a unique, self-contained encryption solution, which strengthens the innate air gap capabilities of a modern tape system without the need for dedicated software and appliances.
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.
12 640 slots with LTO-9 media compressed 2.5:1
3 13 slots with LTO-9 media compressed 2.5:1
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