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HP MSL4048 Tape Library

SAS / Fibre Channel Enterprise Tape Storage Solution

The HP MSL Tape Libraries meet demanding storage requirement of businesses needing unattended backup, disaster recovery, or archive capability. The MSL Libraries offer a broad choice of storage capacity and interfaces with LTO-5, LTO-4, or LTO-3 Ultrium tape drives. Web-based remote management makes the MSL Libraries easily managed from across the room or across the globe, eliminating the need for remote office IT staff.
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Quickly and simply manage the tape media both in and out of the library with the standard bar code reader, configurable mail slots, and multiple 12-slot removable magazines. If a tape were lost or stolen, protect important business data from unauthorized access with the library-based encryption option. Library investment and uncertain data growth are easily managed with MSL accessory kits. Quickly increase capacity and/or performance with tool-free drive upgrades, slot license capacity upgrades, or library expandability.
Manufacturer HP
Part No. AK381A
Width 480
Height 175
Depth 806
Weight [Kg] 46.60
Rack Units 4 U
Tape Capacity Compressed Up to 144 TB
Tape Capacity Native Up to 72 TB
Max. Data Rate Up to 2.0 TB/hr
Cassette Type LTO-5 Ultrium 3280; LTO-5 Ultrium 3000; LTO-4 Ultrium 1840; LTO-4 Ultrium 1760; LTO-3 Ultrium 960; LTO-3 Ultrium 920
Audit Time 2:15 minutes (using bar code labeled cartridges)
# of Cartridge Slots 48
# of Tape Drives 2 (Ultrium 3280, 1840, 960);
4 (Ultrium 3000, 1760, 920)
Throughput Per Hour 1.0 TB/hr (one 3280);
2.0 TB/hr (two 3000);
864 GB/hr (one 1840);
1.7 TB/hr (two 1840);
1.1 TB/hr (two 1760);
1.1 TB/hr (two 960);
432 GB/hr (one 920);
864 GB/hr (two 920)
Mean Exchange / Swap Between Failure (MEBF/MSBF) 2 Million robot load/unload cycles
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) 100,000 hours (based on 1M MSBF)
PCI Slot(s) Mini-SAS (located on back of MSL SAS model only)
LTO3 and LTO4; 3Gb/s; LTO5; 6Gb/s; 68-pin HDTS (located on back of MSL SCSI models only); 320Mbytes/sec
LC Optical Fibre (located on back of MSL FC models only)
LTO3 and LTO4; 1,2 or 4Gb/s; LTO5; 2,4 or 8Gb/s(1) RJ-45 (located on back of MSL Library) (Manufacturing use only, 115Kbaud)
(1) USB port (located on back of MSL Library) , USB 2.0 interface
AK381A; AJ036A; BL532A; AK380A; AJ038A; BL543A; BL538A