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StorageWorks 1/8 Tape Autoloader - Overview

Product Overview

HP StorageWorks 1/8 Tape Autoloader
The HP StorageWorks 1/8 Tape Autoloader provides cost-effective, easy-to-install unattended backup. Equally at home in a datacenter rack or on a desk next to the office server, the 1/8 Tape Autoloader in a 2U form factor is equipped with either an Ultrium 960, Ultrium 448, SDLT 320 drive, Ultrium 232 drive or a DLT VS80 drive and can house up to eight cartridges. The Ultrium and SDLT versions are an ideal consolidated backup solution for multiple servers where high throughput and high capacity are required.

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Product features and specifications

Features
Descriptions
Model
1/8 Ultrium 960 Tape Autoloader
1/8 Ultrium 448 Tape Autoloader
1/8 Ultrium 232 Tape Autoloader
1/8 SDLT 320 Tape Autoloader
1/8 DLT VS80 Tape Autoloader
Drive Technology
Ultrium 960
Ultrium 448
Ultrium 232
SDLT 320
DLT VS80
Capacity (native)
3.2 TB
1.6 TB
800 GB
1.28 TB
320 GB
Capacity (compressed)
6.4 TB
3.2 TB
2.56 TB
1.6 TB
640 GB
Maximum Data Transfer (native)
80 MB/s (288 GB/hr)
24 MB/s (86.4 GB/hr)
16 MB/s (57.6 GB/hr)
16 MB/s (57.6 GB/hr)
3 MB/s (10.8 GB/hr)
Maximum Transfer Rate (compressed)
160 MB/s (576 GB/hr)
48 MB/s (172.8 GB/hr)
32 MB/s (115.2 GB/hr)
32 MB/s (115.2 GB/hr)
6 MB/s (21.6 GB/hr)
SCSI Interface
Ultra320 SCSI LVD/SE
Ultra160 SCSI LVD/SE
Ultra160 SCSI LVD/SE
Ultra2 SCSI LVD/SE
Ultra2 SCSI LVD/SE
Number of Cartridges Supported
8
8
8
8
8
Form Factor
  • 2U Rackmount

  • Desktop

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Software overview

Software
Description
Software Components
  • HP OpenView Storage Data Protector - The 1/8 Tape Autoloader includes HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, Single Server Edition for Windows 2000/NT/2003/XP. This data protection software automates routine tasks to maximize the effectiveness of the IT staff, ensuring recovery from any potential disruption - from Instant Recovery through system or site disaster recovery. It is scalable from a single server to an enterprise layout; across applications, operating environments, storage and protection approaches.

  • HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools - The 1/8 Tape Autoloader is supported on HP's industry-leading diagnostic tool – HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (L&TT). L&TT is a single, convenient program that's a snap to install and simple to operate. L&TT's intuitive user interface eliminates the need for training and deploys in less than five minutes. This robust diagnostic tool is designed for both the experienced professional and the untrained administrator. It ensures product integrity through self-diagnostics and fast resolution to device concerns. Click here for additional information on L&TT plus download information.

  • Insight Manager - The 1/8 Tape Autoloader is supported for use with Insight Manager 7.0 and above

OS Support
Reference the EBS compatibility matrix for the most up-to-date OS compatibility information.
Software Support
Reference the EBS compatibility matrix for the most up-to-date software compatibility information.

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Link to Product Specification information

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Link to Warranty Information

Click here for additional information regarding worldwide limited warranty and technical support .

This site provides information on 24/7 service and support for in- and out-of-warranty products.

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